Volunteer Attorneys Needed to Assist Tornado Victims

Volunteer Attorneys Needed to Assist Tornado Victims │The NCBA, FEMA, LANC and the ABA YLD have joined forces to provide free legal services to low-income survivors of the tornado that swept through the Greensboro area on April 15. To serve as a volunteer attorney, email both Lisa Arthur and Andy Jones with your name, email, phone number, and the areas of law with which you are willing to assist (i.e. insurance claims, property issues, landlord-tenant issues, general, etc.) Access link for details.

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

 

 

Judicial Nominee Special Joint Meeting Announced

A Judicial Nominee Special Joint Meeting of the 18th Judicial District Bar and the 18-H Judicial District Bars will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 3:30 PM in the ballroom of the High Point Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive, High Point, NC 27262.

Notice: Joint Special Meeting

More Information & Candidate Profiles

 

 

Benefit for Legal Aid Scheduled for Feb. 17

Saturday, February 17

6:30 – 9:30 PM

Beer & Wine Tasting, Buffet and Raffle set in the aquarium at the Greensboro Science Center.

Register Here!

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.

Annual Jones Elementary Book Project Donations Now Being Accepted

Please help the Greensboro Bar Association continue the wonderful holiday tradition of buying and presenting a book to each student in the traditional program at Jones Elementary School.

You may donate online at Jones Elementary Project Donations or mail your check made payable to the “Greensboro Bar Foundation” to:

Greensboro Bar Association Foundation
P.O. Box 1825
Greensboro, NC 27402

Although donations will be accepted at any time, we encourage members to act before November 30, 2017 in order to allow time for the books to be ordered through Scholastic.

Please join us for book wrapping at the Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 13th at Elon University School of Law. Wrapping supplies will be provided.

If you have any questions regarding the book drive,
please contact Adam Kerr at adam@kerrlawnc.com
or (336) 500-7599.  Donate Today! Thank you!

Jones Elementary Book Project

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.

gba may 2017 distinguished service award

Construction Begins on 8th GBA Habitat House

The Greensboro Bar Association’s 8th Habitat House is well underway! Members, invited guests and the work crew viewed the groundbreaking ceremony before enjoying a delicious bbq chicken lunch on Saturday, April 1. Volunteers are needed to complete the project. You may register at Habitat Online Volunteer Registration.

 

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