1983 graduate Phil La Porte works in the College of Law at Georgia State University. He was recently elected as Regional Chair for the Southeast Region of the National Academy of Arbitrators. He traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia for the Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators. In addition, he traveled to Orlando, Florida and Memphi…s, Tennessee for arbitration hearings. His son is a graduate of Georgia Tech and daughter attends the University of Georgia. His wife is from Olivia, Minnesota and she remains a devoted Twins and Vikings fan.