Ronald F. Chicken has joined the Workers’ Compensation division of Stewart Melvin & Frost as an associate attorney.
Chicken is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. During law school, he interned with Judge Elizabeth L. Branch at the Court of Appeals of Georgia and with Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr. at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia. He served on the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was an active member of Georgia Law’s Moot Court teams. Chicken’s team traveled to Europe to compete in the Wilhelm C. Vis International Arbitration Moot competition, tying for fifth out of 311 teams and was the highest ranked team from the United States.
Prior to joining Stewart Melvin & Frost, Chicken also served internships with the Laster Law Firm in Athens and was a summer associate at the Bird Law Group in Atlanta. Chicken is a certified mediator with the Georgia commission on dispute resolution. In addition to his law degree, Chicken holds a master’s degree from Princeton Theological Seminary.
Founded in 1936, Stewart Melvin & Frost is one of Northeast Georgia’s largest and fastest-growing law firms. The practice specializes in a broad range of key legal services, including business law, tax and estate planning, municipal bond financing, real estate transactions, litigation, and mediation services. Based in Gainesville, Stewart Melvin & Frost serves a regional client base throughout North Georgia. For more information, visit www.smf-law.com.