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Roger Lane
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Court Information:
First Superior Court District of Georgia
Title:   Judge
Position:   Brunswick Judicial Circuit
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Nathan Deal
Active:   2012-2018
Preceded by:   Amanda F. Williams
Past post:   Representative, Georgia General Assembly
Past term:   2005-2012
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Georgia State University
Law School:   Mercer University
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Superior Court, Brunswick
Position:  Lane seat
State:  Georgia
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  5/20/2014
Election vote:  64.4%ApprovedA

Roger Lane is a judge on the Brunswick Circuit in Georgia. He was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal in March 2012 to fill the seat vacated by Amanda F. Williams.[1] Lane was elected to a full term in 2014, which expires in 2018.[2]

Education

Lane received his B.B.A. from Georgia State University and his J.D. from Mercer University.[3]

Career

From 2005 until April 2012, Lane served as a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 167. He also previously served on the Glynn County school board for eight years.[1] Lane practiced law in the Brunswick circuit since 1976, when he was admitted to the Georgia Bar. During his time as an practicing attorney, Lane specialized on clients with lung ailments and those affected by asbestos.[4][5]

Legislative committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lane served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lane served on the following committees:

Awards and associations

  • Member, Phi Delta Phi[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia judicial elections, 2014

Lane was elected to the First Superior Court, Brunswick Circuit on May 20, 2014. He defeated Mary Helen Moses with 64.4% of the vote.[6][7]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lane did not seek re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. He chose not to seek re-election after taking a position for a superior court judgeship in the Brunswick Judicial Circuit.[8]

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lane ran for re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives, 167th District seat in 2010. No one ran against Lane in the general election on November 2, 2010.[9]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 167 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Roger B. Lane (R) 12,586 100.0%

He defeated W. Neal Boatright in the July 20 primary by a margin of 3,986-2,169.[10]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 167 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Lane 3,986 64.8%
W. Neal Boatright 2,169 35.2%

2008

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Lane was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 167. Lane (R) ran unopposed and finished with 18,486 votes.[11] Lane raised $41,485 for his campaign fund.[12]

Georgia House of Representatives District 167
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Lane (R) 18,486

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Lane collected $64,950 in campaign contributions.[13] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roger Lane's campaign in 2010
Lane, Roger B$20,000
Dyer Jr, Louis$3,000
Forsyth, Mary Lou$2,400
Ralston For Representative$2,000
Georgia Association Of Realtors$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $64,950

2008

In 2008, Lane collected $41,485 in campaign contributions.[14] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $2,300
Eric Johnson for Senate $2,300
Workplace Injury Network $2,000
Georgia Association of Realtors $1,250
Spankys Inc. Marshside $1,000

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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 167
2005–April 2012
Succeeded by
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