Vernon is a member of Leadership Georgia, Class of 2020-21. He was recently selected to the Board of Directors for the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, beginning his term in 2023. He has also served as a director of organizations including Camp Sunshine, a non-profit organization devoted to enriching the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs; The Law Pipeline Program, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop a legal pipeline for metro-Atlanta high school students by encouraging an interest in law and promoting the development of the skills necessary to succeed academically and professionally; and Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity.
In the spring of 2012, Vernon was selected as one of 12 southeastern regional finalists for the White House Fellows program. In 2008, he was recognized as a Georgia Tech Living History honoree.
Here is a link Coming Home to a short video highlighting Vernon’s “why” for launching Strickland Debrow LLP.