ATLANTA – Gainesville attorney William “Bill” Rogers, Jr., Saturday was named by Gov. Nathan Deal to be the new commissioner of the Georgia Real Estate Commission.
Rogers became a partner of Whelchel & Dunlap, LLP, in 1976 and practices in real estate and banking law.
Rogers was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 1971 and is a member of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association, serving as president from 1988-1989. He has also served on the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia.
Rogers is a past president of the United Way of Hall County as well as the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville and as past director of the Gainesville-Hall County Chamber of Commerce.