S. Lester Tate III
Sixth District (2023 – 2026)
Akin & Tate in Cartersville, Georgia
University of South Carolina, J.D. 1987
Lester is a trial lawyer who served as the 48th President of the State Bar of Georgia. Since 1996, he has practiced as a member of Akin & Tate, Georgia’s oldest continuing law firm. He has spent his entire professional career as a courtroom lawyer, having tried over one hundred civil and criminal cases to verdict and appeared over thirty times in state and federal appellate courts.