Steven A. Westby (1954-2010)
Partner, Hamilton, Westby, Antonowich & Anderson

Steven A. Westby graduated from Vanderbilt University (1976) before graduating from the Emory University School of Law (1980). He was a partner in the criminal defense firm of Fierer & Westby before joining the law firm of Neely & Player in 1986. In 1995, Mr. Westby became a founding partner at Hamilton, Westby, Antonowich & Anderson. His practice areas included workers’ compensation, insurance defense litigation and criminal defense.

Mr. Westby was an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law, teaching a course in litigation to third year law students. He taught at the National Center for Paralegal Training, and spoke at numerous professional seminars. He was a member in good standing in the State and Federal Courts in Georgia, and was a member of the American Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, and State Bar of Georgia.

Mr. Westby served Chamblee Charter High School over 12 years, including being a member of the CCHS Governance Council, where he chaired the Charter Rewrite Committee in 2005 and 2008, and was Governance Council chairperson in 2007-2008. He advised the CCHS Mock Trial team, the We the People team, and served several stints as president of the Chamblee Dugout Club. In December of 2008, the baseball field at Chamblee Charter High School was renamed “Steve Westby Field”. Mr. Westby also served CCHS as a member of the Board of Directors of the Blue and Gold Foundation and served the Dekalb County School System as a member of the Board of Education’s Citizen Advisory Committee.