Entries by Greensboro Bar Association

Joint Meeting of JD 18 and JD 18H

Special Joint Meeting
18th Judicial District Bar and 18-H Judicial District Bar
Thursday, January 8, 2015   4:00 PM

Commissioners Meeting Room (the Old Superior Court Room)

Old Guilford County Courthouse

301 West Market Street

Greensboro, NC

CANDIDATES FOR DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

For Candidate Information Click On:

Brenton Boyce Letter, Brenton Boyce Resume

Bill Davis Letter, Bill Davis Resume

Click on JD 18-JD 18H Notice for the written notice for the election for nominees for Public Defender and the election for nominees for the judicial seat of District Court Judge.  

The deadline for written submissions of the Public Defender nominations will be December 19, 2014 and the deadline for written submissions of the District Court Judge nominations will be January 3, 2015.  

Volunteers are needed to help with check in/counting ballots. If you can help please respond by email to JD18GBA@greensborobar.org.

Jones Elementary School Book Project Begins

Each year, the GBA collects generous donations from our members to purchase books from Scholastic at a significant discount.  We collect enough money to buy a book for each and every child in the traditional program at Jones Elementary School in grades K through 5.  Right before the holiday break, GBA volunteers wrap each book and then hand deliver the books to the kids in their classrooms wearing Santa hats and other festive attire.  The look on the children’s faces is what the holidays are all about.

So . . . we are asking you to consider:

(1) making a donation to this project by writing a check made payable to the “Greensboro Bar Association  Foundation”;

(2) wrapping a book while attending the GBA’s annual holiday party on Thursday, December 18th at Elon Law School; and

(3) volunteering to distribute the books at Jones on Friday, December 19th.

Donations need to be received by December 10, 2014 and can be mailed to the GBA at Post Office Box 1825, Greensboro, NC 27402 or hand-delivered to either Diane Lowe or Sarah Roane at the November 20th membership lunch meeting.  Please include “Jones Elementary Book Project” in the memo line of the check so we know what your donation is for.  All donors, both individual and firm, will be recognized in a subsequent GBA newsletter.

Thank you in advance for your generosity and holiday spirit!…

Herb Falk Society Induction

The Herb Falk Society honors those members of the Greensboro Bar Association who contribute at least 75 hours of pro bono service annually. The eleven individuals inducted for 2013 were recognized at the September member dinner at Starmount Forest Country Club. They are:

Barbara R. Christy – 118 hours

Locke T. Clifford – 79.1 hours

Robert C. Cone – 160 hours

Richard W. Gabriel – 98 hours

A. Holt Gwyn – 102.35

Eloise M. Hassell – 89.25

Jennifer L.J. Koenig – 220.4 hours

Emma C. Merritt – 80 hours

Parrish L. Peddrick – 92.8 hours

Eric A. Richardson – 122.35 hours

James H. Slaughter – 96 hours

 

 

 

 

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Triad Legal Geeks Meet-up

The Law Practice Management and Technology Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, in conjunction with the Greensboro Bar Association, is happy to announce that our next Triad Legal Geeks Meet-up is Tuesday, June 24th at Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema starting at 6:00 pm. Anyone who is a member of the Greensboro Bar Association or North Carolina Bar Association is invited.

We will be showing Merlin Mann’s Inbox Zero Google Tech Talk followed by a general discussion on handling e-mail and other electronic communications.

Please RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/o/nc-legal-geeks-6483542311

Jim Williams Receives Distinguished Service Award

Jim Williams

James T. Williams , Jr., a senior litigation partner at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP, was honored with the Greensboro Bar Association’s Distinguished Service Award at the Association’s April 2014 membership meeting. Established in 1993, the Distinguished Service Award recognizes lawyers with a deep devotion and constant commitment to the law, the administration of justice, the highest ethical principles, and a dedication to public service.

The award was presented by Reid Phillips. You may view his comments about Jim’s service HERE.…