GBI Legal Services Director Named Legal Trailblazer

October 1, 2019

Decatur, GA (October 1, 2019) – GBI Legal Services Director Mike Carlson has been named a “2019 Georgia Trailblazer” by the legal newspaper, the Daily Report. According to publisher Richard Caruso, the Trailblazer edition is a “spotlight a handful of individuals who are truly agents of change” and “sincerely innovators and thought leaders.”

GBI Director Vic Reynolds remarked, “We are proud of this well-deserved recognition for Mike. For years, Mike has worked tirelessly to improve and educate on the laws governing public safety and our court system.”

The Trailblazer profile on Carlson mentions his contributions to Georgia’s new Evidence Code, Georgia’s anti-gang laws, legal writing, and lecturing to Georgia’s bench and bar.

Among those nominating Carlson for the Trailblazer recognition was United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, Bobby Christine.

The list of Trailblazer recipients was published on September 30, 2019 and can be located at the following link, with Carlson featured on page six (6): https://images.law.com/media/dailyreport/supplements/DRTB_2019/mobile/in...