Berry Avant Edenfield

Personal

Birthday: 
8/2/1934
Birthplace: 
Bulloch County, GA
Date of Death: 
5/9/2015
Place of Death: 
Savannah, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Georgia Army National Guard, 1957-1963
Private practice, Statesboro, Georgia, 1958-1978
State senator, Georgia, 1965-1966

Education

Name of School: 
University of Georgia
Degree: 
B.B.A.
Degree Year: 
1956
Name of School - Second: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1958

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/2/2006
Termination Date: 
5/9/2015
Termination Reason: 
Death
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