Entries by Greensboro Bar Association

Judicial Nominee Special Election 4-18-19 Results

1. Marcus Allen Shields:                  125

2. Brian Tomlin:                                 88

3. Ronald P. Butler:                           86

4. Caroline T. Pemberton:                60

5. Christon Stephanie Halkiotis:     59

6.  Tie:

Brenton G. Boyce:                              45

Moshera Mills:                                    45

7. Larry Archie:                                   23

8. Tab Hunter:                                      4

 

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Jan. Member Meeting Rescheduled for Mon., Jan. 22 – All are Welcome!

Due to inclement weather, our January meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. in the Empire Room.
All members are welcome!
If you did not have a reservation for the original Jan.18 meeting but would like to attend the rescheduled meeting this Monday, Jan. 22, you may Register Here!
If you had a reservation for the Jan. 18 meeting and would like to attend the meeting this Monday, Jan. 22, please re-register by clicking on Register Here!
The presentation of the memorial resolution for Holt Gwyn and the Centennial Award have been postponed.
Reservations are required and must be made by Friday, Jan. 19 at 5:00 PM.
Please include all guest reservations with your registration. The $35 guest fee is payable at the event.

Swearing-In Ceremony & Bridge the Gap Scheduled for Oct. 13

If you are a newly licensed attorney, we strongly encourage you to participate in the 2017 Swearing-In Ceremony and Bridge the Gap Programs on Friday, October 13, 2017.  Bridge the Gap provides the new attorneys with a guided tour of various local landmarks in our legal community such as the Federal, State, and Bankruptcy Courts along with the District Attorneys Office and Clerk of Court.  A reception will follow at Churchill’s on Elm St.
If you are not a newly licensed attorney, please help us spread the word about these events and circulate the 2017 Swearing-In Application Packet to the new associates at your respective offices. This is an excellent networking event for everyone in GBA and YLS to meet the newest members of our local bar.  Come out and show your support for the new attorneys on Friday, October 13!

Edmunds & Hinnant Receive Distinguished Service Award 2017

The Greensboro Bar Association established the Distinguished Service Award in 1993 to annually recognize a lawyer for exhibiting a deep devotion to the legal profession and an enduring contribution to the administration of justice and the public good through unselfish service. We were fortunate to have two very deserving recipients this year, Robert H. Edmunds, Jr. and Patrice A. Hinnant.

To read the presenter’s comments please see Robert H. Edmunds, Jr. and Patrice A. Hinnant.

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Herb Falk Society 2016 Honors

The Herb Falk Society honors those members of the Greensboro Bar Association who contribute at least 75 hours of pro bono service annually. The fifteen individuals inducted for 2016 were recognized at the March 16 member meeting at the Empire Room. Please join us in congratulating:

Barbara R. Christy – 87.5 Hours

Locke T. Clifford – 77.8 Hours

Elizabeth Collins – 116 Hours

Benjamin Crissman – 98 Hours

Blinn L. Cushman – 111 Hours

Erwin Fuller, Jr. – 100 Hours

Richard W. Gabriel – 76.2 Hours

Holt Gwyn – 168 Hours

Eloise Robinson Hassel – 91.1

Adam G. Kerr  – 120.9 Hours

Jennifer L.J. Koenig – 110.75 Hours

Manisha P. Patel – 118 Hours

Steven A. Scoggan – 118.5 Hours

Clark Smith, Jr. – 270.8 Hours

Gerald L. Walden, Jr. – 282 Hours…

Habitat House 2017 Volunteers & Contributions Needed

Efforts to build our eighth Habitat for Humanity House are underway and we are asking for your support through financial contributions and volunteer hours. Please complete the 2017 Habitat Contribution Form the 2017 Habitat Volunteer Form now. We also offer the option of donating online at Habitat House Online Donations.  Although your payment can be made either this year or by February 28, 2017, we need to obtain donations and commitments as soon as possible.

Donations are tax deductible and can be made to the Greensboro Bar Association Foundation, Inc., marked for the Habitat for Humanity House.   You have the option of making a donation in honor of or in memory of persons you specify.

Please also complete and submit your volunteer form.  You do NOT need prior construction experience.  In fact, you may wish to sign up for an unfamiliar task in order to obtain a new skill.  In addition to volunteers for construction, we also need volunteers to help schedule work crews and volunteers to act as liaison with the homebuyer and their family.

 

We plan to begin construction on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  Typically we work on Saturdays and construction takes 18 weeks.  However, if there is sufficient interest (typically 18 or so volunteers for outside tasks or 8 to 10 for inside tasks), we can schedule workdays on Wednesdays or Thursdays in addition to Saturdays.  Please indicate on your volunteer form if you can work during the week.

Habitat House Online Donations

Amanda Feder Receives 2016 Pro Bono Award

The Greensboro Bar Association’s 2016 Pro Bono Award was presented to Amanda C. Feder at the October 20 member meeting. Amanda has represented multiple clients referred from Legal Aid with a wide variety of legal problems. She has accepted 20 cases from Legal Aid over the past year, providing more than 100 hours of pro bono service. She has handled four housing cases (including one jury trial), nine expungements, six powers of attorney, and one will preparation matter. Legal Aid went on to point out that six of the nine expungements our award recipient handled resulted in completely clean records, giving these persons a fresh start and significantly improving their chances of obtaining or maintaining employment, housing and other benefits. Read Pro Bono Award presentation in full.…