Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz partner Ivy Cadle knows that some may see his attempt at dividing his day between managing two law offices, operating a full-time practice and serving as president of the State Bar of Georgia as a Herculean task.

But he said in an interview Wednesday that his years of increasing responsibility on various committees and offices of the state bar while maintaining his statewide business litigation practice helped prepare him to serve as managing shareholder of the firm’s two Georgia offices while leading the 55,000-member Georgia bar.