Cory O. Kirby graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in History and Religion in 1992 and a M.Ed. in Higher Education in 1995. He received his J.D. degree in 2000 from the University of South Carolina. Before pursuing a legal career, Mr. Kirby worked in higher education, including serving as an Associate Dean for Student Services at Truett-McConnell College in Cleveland, Georgia. Mr. Kirby joined Harben & Hartley in 2000 and has represented public school districts throughout his legal career. In addition to membership in the National Council of School Attorneys and the Georgia Council of School Attorneys, shared with all other attorneys in the firm, Mr. Kirby is a member of the National Bond Lawyers Association.