Third generation Burkhalter admitted to local bar

Taylor Marie Burkhalter-Patterson (left) shakes hands with Floyd Superior Court Judge Billy Sparks after the judge administered the oath admitting her to the bar. Her father, Sheriff Tim Burkhalter, looks on in the background with her cousin Sara Jo Pierce. She is a third-generation attorney from the Burkhalter family and joins her grandfather Albert Burkhalter and her aunt Terri Burkhalter Pierce.