At the February 17, 2010 member meeting, Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson presented a talk about Judge Elreta Alexander. To read a copy of the speech, click here. Justice Timmons-Goodson would like to add to her collection of “Judge A” stories. If you have a story to share with her, please send it to her at Post Office Box 1841, Raleigh, NC 27602.
Pro Bono Services
The Herb Falk Society was organized to recognize members who have performed 75 or more Pro Bono Service hours in one calendar year. GBA members should keep track of pro bono hours to report at the end of the year. Members will be recognized the following spring for hours worked in the previous calendar year. Hours should be reported using the Herb Falk Society Instructions/Report Form 2017. The deadline for reporting pro bono work done in calendar 2017 is January 31, 2018.
Completed forms should be sent via email to JD18GBA@greensborobar.org or mailed to the GBA office: P.O. Box 1825, Greensboro, NC 27402
Enroll online at Membership.BrooksBrothers.com (do not type in http:// or www. in front of the web site address). Enter your Organization ID# 10738 and your Pin Code# 32468.
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For more details, consult the Enrollment Letter .
GBA Sponsored Awards
Co-sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association to recognize outstanding and exemplary community service.
1999 – Carole W. Bruce and Robert O. Klepfer, Jr.
2000 – Judge Patrice A. Hinnant & A. Frank Johns
2001 – Wanda Bracks Daughtry & Richard L. Wharton
2002 – Charles P. Younce
2003 – William Owen Cooke Jr.
2004 – Reid L. Phillips
2007 – Edward C. Winslow III
2008 – Charles T. Hagan III
2009 – Alan W. Duncan & Henry H. Isaacson
2010 – Harriet T. Smalls
2011 – Robert C. Cone
2012 – Vance Barron
2013 – Eloise McCain Hassell
2014 – Marc L. Isaacson
2015 – Ronald P. Johnson
2016 – John M. Cross, Jr.
Pro Bono Award
The Pro Bono Award recognizes outstanding service and was established in 1996. Past Recipients:
1996 – H. Davis North, III
1999 – Herbert S. Falk, Jr
2000 – Smith Helms Mullis & Moore, L.L.P. – Greensboro Office
2001 – Larry I. Moore, III
2002 – Norman B. Smith, Stephen P. Millikin
2003 – Eugene W. Purdom
2004 – Ronald P. Johnson
2005 – Allison M. Grimm & Polly D. Sizemore
2007 – J. Donald Cowan, Jr. – Greensboro Office of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard
2008 – GBA 4ALL Volunteers
2009 – All Elon Law School Student Volunteers for the Greensboro Legal Aid Office’s 2009 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
2010 – Stephen E. Black
2012 – Gregory T. Higgins
2013 – Enyonam Williams
2014 – Nicole A. Crawford, Alexander Elkan, Kimbery A. Marston, S. Kyle Woosley (Mary’s House Legal Team)
2015 – The Clifford Division of Clifford Clendenin & O’Hale, LLP
2016 – Amanda C. Feder
The Distinguished Service Award was established in 1993 and is the highest honor bestowed on a member. Previous recipients:
1993 – Elreta M. Alexander Ralston & Beverly C. Moore
1995 – Charles T. Hagan, Jr.
1996 – Richard D. Douglas, Jr.
1997 – L. Richardson Preyer
1998 – Judge Rufus Reynolds
1999 – W. Owen Cooke
2000 – L. P. McLendon & McNeill Smith
2001 – Horace R. Kornegay & James B. Wolfe, Jr.
2002 – Herbert S. Falk, Jr.
2003 – Margaret A. Harris
2004 – William L. Osteen Sr.
2005 – A. L. (Gus) Meyland & Braxton Schell
2006 – Stephen P. Millikin
2008 – James G. Exum, Jr. & Henry E. Frye
2009 – G. Stevenson Crihfield
2010 – Richmond G. Bernhardt, Jr. & Doris R. Bray
2011 – W. Douglas Albright
2012 – Janet Ward Black
2013 – Carol W. Bruce
2014 – James T. Williams, Jr.
2015 – Locke T. Clifford
2016 – Frederick G. Lind
2017 – Robert H. Edmunds, Jr. & Patrice A. Hinnant
“30 Tips in 30 Minutes: Technology and Law Practice Management Websites Designed to Help Lawyers Better Serve Their Clients” was presented in a colloquium on October 5, 2010. A copy of the take-away can be found in the About Us tab above under Law Practice Management Colloquium.
On March 30, a program entitled “Practicing Law with a Virtual Office” was presented by Stephanie Kimbro of the Wilmington, NC bar. She provided an introduction to virtual law practice, structures of virtual law practice, ethical issues and best practices. To review her presentaion, please view here Kimbro’s Slides.
Erik Mazzone and Afi Johnson-Parris presented the first program as part of a series of law practice management colloquia on October 5, 2010. “30 Tips in 30 Minutes: Technology and Law Practice Management Websites” was received with good reviews and is presented here as 30 Tips Handout to aid other attorneys who were not able to attend the presentation.
Photos from the Habitat Dedication are now available for viewing on the blog. Check it out: http://greensborolaw.blogspot.com/2010/10/now-on-greensboro-law-blog-photos.html.
Since 2003, the Greensboro Bar Association Foundation has been allocating 5% of assets as grants to organizations who apply and meet the grant criteria. View Foundation Grant History here.
The Board of Directors consists of five officers–President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer–who serve one-year terms plus nine directors who serve three-year staggered terms with three new directors being elected each year. The duties and responsibilities for each position can be found in the Job descriptions page. Each member of the board is required to adhere to the Conflict of Interest policy.
Contact information–phone numbers, email addresses, and fax numbers–can be found at the “Contact Us” tab above.
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