Recording of Judge Phyllis A. Kravitch Memorial Service

The following audio recording is of the Judge Phyllis A. Kravitch memorial service held on 18 September, 2017 at the Elbert P. Tuttle Courthouse in Atlanta, GA.


Judge Phyllis A. Kravitch

Born August 23, 1920, Savannah, Georgia
Died June 15, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

Date of Appointment:
March 23, 1979

Entered on Duty:
April 10, 1979

Senior Status:
December 31, 1996

Goucher College, B.A., 1941
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1943

Previous Employment:
General Practice of Law, including litigation, 1944-1976
Judge, Superior Court, Eastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia, 1977-1979
Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1979-1980

Committee Appointments/Professional Organizations:
Member, Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure for the United States Judicial Conference, 1994-2000
Federal Judges Association
American Bar Association
American Law Institute
American Judicature Society
American Bar Foundation
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Lawyers Club
Savannah Bar Association (Former president)
Visiting Committee, Goucher College, 2000-2003
Member Emeritus, Emory University Law School Council, 1986 to present
Visiting Committee, University of Chicago Law School, 1989-1992
Visiting Committee, Georgia State University Law School, 1994-2009
Selection Committee, Rhodes Scholars (Southeastern Region), 1980-1984
White House Fellowship Committee (Southeastern Region), 1980-1983
Truman Scholars Selection Committee (Southeastern Region), 1993-2000
Selection Committee for Devitt Award, 1998-1999
Chatham County Board of Education, 1949-1955