Coleman Talley is deeply saddened at the sudden passing of Valdosta Municipal Court Judge Vernita Bender. “Valdosta has suffered a tremendous loss,” said Partner Tim Tanner. “I have personally worked with Judge Bender on thousands of cases for nearly 20 years. Not only was Judge Bender a colleague; she was a friend who will be dearly missed as both. Although words are insufficient, Coleman Talley expresses its deepest condolences to her family and friends during this very difficult time.”