Vance Barron, Jr.
President

John R. Morgan
Immediate Past President

James W. Bryan
President-Elect

Damon T. Duncan
Secretary

C. Collins Pickup
Treasurer

Directors

Nicholas J. Bakatsias
Richard C. Forman
Afi Johnson-Parris
Kenneth R. Keller
Robert J. King, III
Martha T. Peddrick
Parrish L. Peddrick
Sarah H. Roane
Martha R. Sacrinty

18th Judicial District

President: Vance Barron, Jr.
Vice-President: James W. Bryan
Secretary: Damon T. Duncan
Treasurer: Christina F. Johnson

March Newsletter

The March News is now available. The membership meeting is March 20 for lunch at the Empire Room and reservations must be made by noon on Monday, March 17th.

JD 18 Special Meeting Held

Notice was sent to all members of the 18th Judicial District and 18-H Judicial District regarding a special joint meeting for the election of nominees for the office of District Court Judge pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. and the bylaws of the 18th Judicial District Bar and the 18-H Judicial District Bar. The meeting was conducted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 4:00 PM in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room (the Old Superior Court Room) of the Guilford County Courthouse at 301 West Market Street in Greensboro, NC, to select five nominees for one seat for a District Court Judge. The Minutes of the meeting are posted.

Resumes of the five candidates that will be submitted to the governor are below:

William B. Davis

Joseph D. Floyd, II

Randle L. Jones

Jonathan G. Kreider

David E. Sherrill

JD 18 Special Meeting

A special joint meeting of JD18 and JD18H has been called for Wednesday, January 15, 2013 beginning at 4:00 PM in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room on the second floor of the Old Guilford County Courthouse, 301 West Market Street, Greensboro, NC. The Special Joint Meeting Announcement contains information regarding candidates/applicants, speeches by candidates, candidate information, voting, and results of the election.

For members of JD18, the by-laws need to be changed to conform to N. C Gen. Statute; details are contained in 2013 Notice of Meeting to Amend Bylaws.

2012 Herb Falk Society Members

Congratulations to the members of the 2012 Herb Falk Society: John Buford, Locke Clifford, Richard Gabriel, Holt Gwyn, Eloise Hassell, Afi Johnson-Parris, Carrie Johnston, Dan Koenig, Jennifer Koenig, Phillip Long, Eric Richardson, and Jim Slaughter.

On May 22, we recognized the 2012 members of the Herb Falk Society with a dinner at the O’Henry Hotel. Justice Robert Edmunds spoke and Justice Henry Frye presented each member with a certificate. Besides the honorees, several members of the judiciary–Chief Justice Sarah Parker, Justice Cheri Beasley, Judge Lindsay Davis, Judge Rick Elmore, Judge Wendy Enochs, Judge Robby Hassell, and Judge Robert Hunter–attended. The 2012 members of the Herb Falk Society each performed more than 75 hours of pro bono service during 2012 with a total of 1305.75 reported.

To become a member of the 2013 Herb Falk Society, a member must document more than 75 hours of pro bono service during the calendar year and report it to the GBA office at the end of the 2013 year. The reporting form will be available through the newsletter at the end of the year.

2013 Distinguished Service Award

At its April 18th Annual Meeting, the Greensboro Bar Association presented the 2013 Distinguished Service Award to Carole W. Bruce. Congratulations for outstanding professional and personal accomplishments! The award was presented by Henry Frye and you can read Frye remarks with this link.

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.

Technology & Website for Law Practice Management

“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.

Greensboro Bar Association Blog

Check out the GBA blog:  greensborolaw.blogspot.com.  Send any news or other posts to ryanluft@gmail.com

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.



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