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DeKalb Bar Association Wins Best Website Award

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

best-website-award-056The DeKalb Bar Association received the State Bar of Georgia “Best Website” award in the 250-500 members category at the annual State Bar meeting held recently in Hilton Head, South Carolina. This is the second year in a row that our association has earned the award. Our executive director, Cindy Harris was present to accept the award at the conference . A huge “thank you” to Marcia Lampe of Lampe-Farley Communications and Cindy Harris for their hard work. We could not have done it without them!

State Bar Seeks Volunteers for Professionalism Project

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

The Professionalism Committee of the State Bar of Georgia seeks lawyers and judges to volunteer for an August project. Participants will visit their alma maters, or any of the schools in Georgia, and help give back part of what the profession has given by dedicating a half-day of time.

Please consider participating in this project and encourage your colleagues to volunteer as well.

You will be paired with a co-leader and will lead students in a discussion of hypothetical professionalism and ethics issues. Minimal preparation is necessary for the leaders. Review the provided hypos, which include annotations and suggested questions, and arrive at the school 20 minutes prior to the program. Pair up with a friend or classmate to co-lead a group.

To view the form, click here.

GAWL Art Auction Is April 20

Friday, April 5th, 2013

GAWL-Art-Auction-Invitation
This year marks the 20th annual Art Auction and the event is April 20, 7-10 p.m., at Art Space International. The event is historically attended by about 300 local professionals. There are heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and a signature cocktail to enjoy and, of course, live and silent auctions. The live auction consists of works of art and sports memorabilia.  The silent auction consists of a variety of items like vacation home rentals, spa gift certificates, sporting event tickets, classes, and photography sessions. For more information about the event and items up for auction, check out the event’s Facebook page.

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Future DeKalb Bar Member?

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Congratulations to Jessica and Joey Rock on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Addison Isabella Rock. Jessica, an officer of the DeKalb Bar Association, serves as secretary.

DBA Honored at Georgia Bar Association Annual Meeting

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Executive Director Cindy Harris accepts the Best Website Award at the State Bar of Georgia annual meeting. This award is given to local and voluntary bar associations with websites that exemplify excellence in usefulness, ease of use, content and design in meeting the needs of the website’s targeted audience.

DeKalb Law Library Book Sale

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

The DeKalb County Law Library is selling some of its used books. Most are two-year-old editions of Georgia practice materials. The books are being sold as-is, on a first-come first-served basis, and most titles are priced $40-$125.

Cash, money orders or law firm checks are accepted for purchases under $100. Purchases over $100 must be paid by law firm check or money order. Identification is required for all checks and all sales are final.

Proceeds from sales go to the Law Library Trust Fund for the purchase of materials and operation of the DeKalb County Law Library.

The Law Library is on the fourth floor of the Administrative Tower of the Courthouse and is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Questions? Contact Miriam Campell at 404-371-2441 or macampell@dekalbcountyga.gov.

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