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Brook A. Davidson

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Davidson joins probate litigation division of Stewart Melvin & Frost

Brook A. Davidson has joined Stewart Melvin & Frost’s growing probate litigation practice.

Davidson will work with clients to develop estate plans while providing representation through the probate, administration, guardianship and conservatorship process.

She comes to Stewart Melvin & Frost after serving two years as deputy director, chief clerk and hearing officer for the Gwinnett County Probate Court.

Davidson previously served as an attorney with Andrew, Merritt, Reilly & Smith in Lawrenceville. Davidson has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star.

A graduate of Brenau University, Brook earned her law degree from Georgia State University School of Law. She also is a graduate of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy.

Founded in 1936, Stewart Melvin & Frost is one of Northeast Georgia’s largest and fastest-growing law firms; website,

Veterans resource and career expo set Thursday in Cornelia

The Georgia Department of Labor will sponsor a resource and career expo from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Cornelia United Methodist Church, 275 Wyly St.

The event is designed to assist with the employment needs of active, retired, and reserve military personnel and their families. However, all job seekers may attend. GDOL veterans employment representatives and staff will be on hand to help the jobseekers.

The expo will feature more than 30 employers hiring or discussing future employment opportunities. Applicants should bring plenty of resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available jobs. For more, call 770-718-2813, 706-776-0811 or visit

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