2012 Centennial Award

The North Carolina State Bar Association along with the Greensboro Bar Association chose Vance Barron, Jr. as the 2012 recipient of the Centennial Award for community service. Barden Cooke presented the award to Vance at the February 21, 2013 membership meeting. The full text of his remarks can be found at Barron Recognition.

18th Judicial District Q & A

The 18th Judicial District Bar has been reorganized and administrative functions will now be handled out of the GBA office. How this affects the Greensboro Bar Association member is addressed in the following Q & A. For further questions, contact the office at 378-0300.

"Judge A" Stories

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.

Professionalism Support Initiative

The Professionalism Support Initiative (herein after referred to as the PSI) is an informal voluntary local lawyer and judge assistance program that handles client-lawyer, lawyer-lawyer, and lawyer-judge issues.  The purpose of the PSI is to promote professionalism and thereby bolster public confidence in the legal profession.  PSI uses local volunteer peers to communicate privately and informally with lawyers and judges.   More information on the program can be found by downloading the Professionalism Support Initiative Program Description.