Printable List of Committees & Sign-up Sheet
To join a committee today, print the GBA Committee Sign Up Sheet and send it to the GBA office.
Awards & Recognitions
Researches and makes recommendations to the Executive Board for annual awards, award recipients, and member recognitions.
Recommends community service projects to the Association to adopt and runs such projects.
Plans and presents the Association’s CLE programs for the coming year; expands and enhances the number of CLE offerings of GBA.
To provide a link between the activities and events occurring at the Elon University School of Law and GBA.
Elementary School Project
Arranges a program or project for benefit of students to enhance interest in learning; coordinate the holiday Elementary Book drive for each student to receive the gift of a book.
Herb Falk Society
Serves as a conduit for attorneys to quantify their pro bono services and be recognized for such efforts by carrying the designation as a Herb Falk Fellow. The terms and conditions that will govern this initiative will be recommended by this committee and accepted by the Association before it is instituted.
Health & Wellness
Recommends a health & wellness project for the GBA to adopt and implements such project.
History & Archives
Conducts interviews with senior members of the Association; preserve its history and records.
Decides on location, prepare invitations, contact sponsors, plan menus, prizes, and entertainment.
Legal Aid Fundraiser
Identifies a fundraiser project to benefit Legal Aid of NC, and organize the event.
Recruits, retains, and engages members through information, involvement in GBA committees and events, and membership meetings.
Monitors newspaper obituaries and contacts members regarding deceased members; arranges for notice to members for special seating if funeral (if applicable); arranges to present memorial to the family at a membership meeting; maintains archives.
Publishes 9 issues per year, send notices to officers and committee chairs, solicit/write articles, advise and assist with publication of directory.
Presents a slate of candidates for new officers and 3 new directors for the upcoming year, to be presented to the Executive Committee in March, published in the newsletter, and voted on at the April Business Meeting of the Association.
Serves as a liaison between the news media and the GBA, promotes the publication of good news about GBA and its members in the news media, and updates the GBA website and blog.
The Second Chance Project
The GBA’s Signature Pro Bono project, which assists Legal Aid referred clients in obtaining expunctions of criminal records.