Wednesday, April 17, 2013
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Members of the State Bar of Georgia invite 3Ls (and other interested students) to learn about this important professional organization:
The State Bar of Georgia exists to foster among the members of the Bar of this state the principles of duty and service to the public; to improve the administration of justice; and to advance the science of law. All persons authorized to practice law in this state are required to be members.
The Bar has strict codes of ethics and discipline that are enforced by the Supreme Court of Georgia through the State Bar's Office of the General Counsel. Membership dues and other contributions help the Bar provide programs that are mutually beneficial to its members and the general public.
Following are statistics regarding members as of March 1, 2013
Total active members in good standing: 35,423
Total inactive members in good standing: 8,304
Total emeritus members: 1,267
Total affiliate members: 17
Total student members: 50
Total foreign law consultants: 4
For a preview of the extensive reach of the State Bar, check out the recent issue of the Georgia Bar Journal online: http://digital.ipcprintservices.com/publication/?i=146401
Register for this event now:
Lunch will be provided.
Beth Shackleford, Director of Student Professional Development