We are extremely proud that he was selected to attend the conference. The selection committee saw what we already know to be true; Scott is a tireless worker, very accomplished in his field and an accomplished professional not only in J.P. Turner but within his profession.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 15, 2008
J.P. Turner & Company, an independent broker/dealer and advisory services firm, proudly announces that Scott Holcomb, general counsel for J.P. Turner was selected to attend the prestigious Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance in Hamberg, Germany. Scott Holcomb was one of some 250 applicants from 56 countries chosen for the 60 available spots.
"Scott is representative of the talented staff we employ at J.P. Turner," said Bill Mello, president of J.P. Turner. "We are extremely proud that he was selected to attend the conference. The selection committee saw what we already know to be true; Scott is a tireless worker, very accomplished in his field and an accomplished professional not only in J.P. Turner but within his profession."
Prior to joining J.P. Turner in May 2007, Scott Holcomb was an associate with Asbill & Brennan, LLC, Atlanta, where he focused his practice on securities matters. He is a former Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, where he served as a military prosecutor, labor counselor, and international law attorney. As an international law attorney, Scott Holcomb participated in Operation Joint Forge in Bosnia, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He received the Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star Award in 2006 and 2007, American Marshall Memorial Fellowship in 2005, Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the University of Connecticut and has authored numerous publications. Scott Holcomb and his wife, Kathleen, reside in Atlanta with their two-year old son Carter.
The Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance will be held August 24-September 7 and is designed to foster leadership qualities in young professionals by opening a cross-border dialogue on current political, economic, social and judicial issues. Participants are successful young managers, politicians, journalists, academics and NGO representatives from around the world age 28 to 35 who have already acquired some professional experience and show promise in their chosen field. Participants will learn from and be inspired by high profile speakers who are eminent public figures in politics, business, academia and the NGO sphere.
The Bucerius Law School, founded in 2000 as the only private university for law studies in Germany, and the flagship of the Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius ZEIT-Stiftung Foundation, has quickly become a strong, innovative force in this academic discipline. More information can be found by visiting their website.
J.P. Turner & Company, LLC, is a full-service, independent investment banking, brokerage and advisory services
firm headquartered in Atlanta with some 150 independent branch offices nationwide. J.P. Turner was founded in 1997 by Bill Mello and Tim McAfee, who assembled a strong leadership team comprised of seasoned financial brokers and advisors, like themselves, that truly understand the challenges faced by independent representatives in the field. The company is a member of SIPC, TICA and the National Investment Banking Association. J.P. Turner has been voted one of the top independent broker/dealers by Investment News each year since 2003.