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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
The North Carolina State Bar’s John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award was presented to Robert C. Cone at our October 20 member meeting, recognizing a lifetime of exemplary service to his clients, his profession and his community. The award was presented by NC State Bar President Margaret M. Hunt. View Ms. Hunt’s DSA Presentation.
Election of nominees for District Court Judge, held September 29, 2016. Results: Jonathan G. Kreider: 119 Ronald P. Butler: 53 Randall Ross Howell: 45
Attention all newly licensed attorneys. The Young Lawyers Section of the Greensboro Bar Association is sponsoring a Swearing-In Ceremony for the admission of newly licensed attorneys to the state and federal courts on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located on the second floor of the Old Courthouse (301 […]
A Compilation of Interim Reports from the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law & Justice now available here: NCCALJ Interim Report
The JD18 & GBA Dues Notice for 2016-17 was emailed to members of the 18th Judicial District and the Greensboro Bar Association on Wednesday, June 15. The mandatory JD18 fee of $15 and the voluntary GBA dues may be paid with one check payable to the 18th Judicial District Bar. Firms are encouraged to pay for […]
A meeting of the Executive Board of the Greensboro Bar Association will take place on Tuesday, June 14 in the Self Help Building, 122 N. Elm Street, Suite 820. The meeting will begin promptly at 4:00 PM. At this meeting, the officers and directors in attendance will vote on a proposed annual membership dues increase […]
In order to tell the story of this Association, for the past seventeen years the History and Archives Committee has quietly and diligently collected the oral history of our older, distinguished members. This project videotaped interviews with nearly forty longstanding members of our Association who were lions of the Greensboro legal community. Many are still […]
The following members have been nominated to serve as officers and directors of the Greensboro Bar Association for June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017: President-elect: Sarah H. Roane Secretary: Chelsea E. Anderson Treasurer: Desmond G. Sheridan Director (3) for 3-year term starting June 1, 2016 and ending in May 30, 2019: Nicholas J. Bakatsias […]
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 2015 were recognized at the March 17 member lunch at The Empire Room. They are: Barbara R. Christy — 95.3 hours Locke T. Clifford — 76.9 hours; Robert […]
The Judicial Performance Evaluation is done in each election cycle to collect the input of members of the bar that practice before the judges. The collection of this information is meant for gaining insight on the judicial candidates. Click on http://www.electncjudges.org to view the results.
The North Carolina State Bar Association along with the Greensboro Bar Association chose Ronald P. Johnson as the 2015 recipient of the Centennial Award for community service. Martha Peddrick presented the award to Ron at the January 21, 2016 membership meeting. The full text of her remarks can be found at Centennial Award Remarks. Pictured (left to right) is GBA President […]
The GBA is sponsoring a trip to the US Supreme Court November 28 for a group admission. We are limited to 12 applicants as we are going on an argument day for the Court. This is an EBGTW (early bird gets the worm—first come first served) process. We’ll have hard copy applications at the January […]
The Clifford Division of Clifford Clendenin & O’Hale, LLP was awarded GBA’s 2015 Pro Bono Award at the October 15 member meeting. According to the local Legal Aid office, the Clifford Division has accepted 15 expungement cases over the past year and many more in previous years, adding that team is “always willing to help and to go the extra mile for the clients we refer.” Members of the expungement team are Locke Clifford, Andrew Clifford and Daniel Harris, who are ably assisted by Lynda Clifford, Lyn Howell, and intern Rebekah Shanaman.
Attention all newly licensed attorneys. The Young Lawyers Section of the Greensboro Bar Association is sponsoring a Swearing-In Ceremony for the admission of newly licensed attorneys to the state and federal courts on Friday, November 6, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located on the second floor of the Old Courthouse (301 […]
At the GBA Monthly Meeting on September 17, 2015 the Health and Wellness Committee held a Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive in conjunction with Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, which is the world’s largest bone marrow donor center. The Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive was conducted to show GBA’s support of Superior Court Judge Carl Fox, […]
Jim Bryan, Immediate Past President, was recognized at the September 17th member meeting for his dedicated service and commitment to GBA during his tenure in 2014-15. Current president Afi Johnson-Parris presented Jim with an engraved plate… and tennis balls that are sure to be put to good use in Jim’s newfound spare time.
The terms of our State Bar Councilors, Barbara R. Christy and Robert C. Cone, expire on December 31, 2015. Barbara Christy and Bob Cone have each served two consecutive terms and each is eligible for one additional three-year term. Take notice that an election will be held on October 15 during the Greensboro Bar Association’s member meeting at Starmount Forest Country Club. The election portion of the meeting will begin promptly at 6:15 p.m.
Any member of Judicial District 18 who desires to submit a nomination for State Bar Councilor may do so by mailing a written request to Afi Johnson-Parris, President of the 18th Judicial District Bar, at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime prior to the day of the meeting. Nominations may also be made from the floor the day of the meeting. Election must be by a majority of votes cast by those present by secret ballot. Use of proxies is prohibited.