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This Article covers the period from June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013. During this period, the Georgia Supreme Court decided a number of lawyer-discipline cases and other matters related to licensure. The supreme court and the Georgia Court of Appeals decided cases involving legal malpractice, ineffective assistance of counsel, judicial ethics, and several miscellaneous matters. The supreme court also approved one significant Formal Advisory Opinion and one set of changes to the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct.