William (Bill) T. Ligon, Jr. (R-SS03)
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Georgia State Senate
Room 121-H State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
158 Scranton Connector
Brunswick, GA 31525
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Kimberly (Kim)   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions
ChairmanSubcommittee on Judicial
MemberSubcommittee on Group B
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Reapportionment and Redistricting
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Ethics
MemberSubcommittee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
MemberSubcommittee on Education
MemberSubcommittee on Technology and Education
MemberSenate Committee on Judiciary
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing
Brantley / Camden / Charlton / Glynn / McIntosh


Senator William Ligon w as first elected to the Georgia State Senate in November 2010. His fourth term began with the start of the 2017 Legislative Session.

Sen. Ligon is chairman of the Banking and Financial Institutions Committee, vice chairman of the Ethics and Reapportionment and Redistricting Committees, and serves as a member on the Appropriations, Health and Human Services and Judiciary committees. Sen. Ligon will serve as chairman of the Judicial Subcommittee on the Appropriations Committee.

In previous years, Sen. Ligon served as Caucus Chair for the Republican Caucus, vice chairman of the Senate Education Committee and chairman of the State and Local Governmental Operations Committee. He also has served as a member of the Public Safety Committee and as an ExOfficio Regulated Industries and Utilities.

Sen. Ligon has received several legislative awards over the past six years. These include the Rising Star Award from the Georgia Republican Assembly, the Defender of Liberty Award from the American Conservative Union, Legislator of the Year Award from Green Law as part of the Environmental Heroes Celebration, the Clean Water Champion Award from the Georgia Water Coalition, a 100% Voting Record from the National Federation of Independent Business, and most recently received Legislator of the Year award from the Georgia Baptist Convention.

Formerly, Sen. Ligon served as the Municipal Court Judge for the City of Brunswick for 16 years. He has practiced law for 30 years and managed his own law firm since 1993. He is the Senior Partner of The Ligon Firm, P.C., with offices in Brunswick and St. Simons Island.

A graduate of Glynn Academy, Senator Ligon earned his Bachelor's degree at Valdosta State College and his law degree from Mercer University's School of Law, graduating from both with academic honors. His political calling began on the local level when he first chaired the Glynn County Young Republicans. In Washington, D.C., Sen. Ligon worked as an intern with Senator Mack Mattingly in the United States Senate.

Senator Ligon and his wife, Kim, a former public school teacher, have five children and reside in White Oak.