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Senate Proceeding on Sep 22nd, 2010 :: 0:22:40 to 0:25:30
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Johnny Isakson

0:22:21 to 0:22:43( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: members in the community, his friends, his associates over his career in law and community service will join together to celebrate his life and achievements and his birthday. he's a remarkable person that i admire greatly because he's been a mentor to me and an example that i've tried to follow. i, unfortunately, won't be able to attend that particular program but i wanted today on the floor of the united states

Johnny Isakson

0:22:40 to 0:25:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Johnny Isakson

0:22:44 to 0:23:04( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: senate to memorialize a true storied jurist of the state of georgia, probably amongst the top three or four from our state in the history of our state. a man who stands shoulder to shoulder with men like griffin bell, the former attorney general of the united states and former assistant attorney general, larry thompson. connely ingrham has done just

Johnny Isakson

0:23:05 to 0:23:27( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: about everything you can do as an attorney and a lawyer. when he graduated from emory university 59 years ago and went into the service, he taught in the judge advocate's corps in charlottesville, virginia. from there he went on to be a city attorney, he went on to be a special assistant state attorney general, he went to become the juvenile court judge

Johnny Isakson

0:23:28 to 0:23:48( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: of the county of cobb, a superior court judge there, he then founded his own law firm and ran it for a number of years until he became a justice of the supreme court of the state of georgia. after leaving there, he went with the storied firm of austin & byrd and became probably the nation's most recognized arbitrator and mediator of any attorney in the country. and not to finish and not to

Johnny Isakson

0:23:49 to 0:24:09( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: quit for the last 12 years, he's been a senior special superior court judge in cobb county, georgia, and serving all the time the citizens of our state. but his greatest service is the example he shows. he's been selected our community's citizen of the year, he's received excellence awards for the legacy he has left not just in his work on the bench,

Johnny Isakson

0:24:10 to 0:24:30( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: not just his work as a lawyer but his work for the betterment of the community, whether it's the boys club or the girls club, whether it's his church or whether it's his neighborhood. but for me, there's one special thing to say about judge connely imgram. he's a man who takes time for everybody. he's a man who's willing to help. he's a man who would rather find common ground in the interest of

Johnny Isakson

0:24:31 to 0:24:51( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: both parties than have a winner-take-all philosophy of life. probably the greatest blessing of connely's life is his wife, sylvia, who my wife diane and i cherish as dear friends. and so on this week in which my community will celebrate the many accomplishments of the 59 years of 9 practice of law -- 59 years of the practice of law of

Johnny Isakson

0:24:52 to 0:25:17( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: judge connely ingram and his life in general, i am proud to stand on the floor of the united states senate and say come, thank you, not just for what you've done for me but what you've done for so many people in our great state and for this great country, the united states of america. and i note quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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