The Rotary Club of Rockdale County will be hosting a special guest speaker Wednesday morning - Georgia's Attorney General Sam Olens.
Olens will be speaking at the club's weekly meeting Sept. 25, at Rockdale Medical Center, East Tower, 7:15 a.m.
Visitors and guests are welcome to attend.
Olens was sworn in as Georgia’s 53rd Attorney General on January 10, 2011. Prior to being elected Georgia's Attorney General, Olen was Chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners from August 2002 through March 2010. Previously, he served as Cobb County District 3 Commissioner from 1999 through June 2002.
From December 2004 through 2009, Olens was Chairman of the Atlanta Regional Commission. He was also Vice-Chairman of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District from 2005 through March 2010. Olens was appointed by Governor Sonny Perdue to represent the 6th Congressional District on Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs Board in 2003 and served through 2010.
Olens graduated from the Emory University School of Law in 1983 and was a member of Ezor & Olens, P.C. from 1983 through 2010. He is a registered mediator/arbitrator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. He has been admitted to practice law in Georgia and D.C.
Olens and his wife Lisa have two children, Lauren and Jonathan.