April Announcements

Liberty Bell Award

The Augusta Bar Association welcomes your nomination for this year’s Liberty Bell Award. This award is given annually to a non-lawyer for his or her outstanding public service and community involvement.  The recipient will be honored at the Law Day banquet in  May. Please email nominations and supporting information to augustabarassociation1895@gmail.com.

Judicial Announcements

Vacancy Announcement for a Pro Se Law Clerk, Part-Time Position from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District.

Legal Community Announcements

Statement from the Richmond County Solicitor’s Office regarding DUI prosecution

Our local Representatives from the Board of Governors would like to know your thoughts and position on the following proposal:

“At our last meeting of the Board of Governors for the State Bar a discussion was held about the attached proposed Bar Rule which would require all members of the State Bar engaged in private practice be covered by a policy of professional liability insurance in the amount of $100,000.00 per occurrence and $300,000.00 aggregate. This proposal is scheduled to be voted on at the next meeting in June.”

Please share your thoughts with Sam Nicholson at Sam@nicholsonrevell.com.

Proposed Rule 1-210

Other Announcements

Please consider contributing to the Augusta Bar Foundation in 2019. For pledge cards or more information, contact Sam Nicholson at 706-722-8784 or sam@nicholsonrevell.com. More information can be found on our website at www.augustabar.org/augusta-bar-foundation.


Samuel Meller has left the Solicitor’s Office after two years to join Elmer Young’s criminal defense practice. He is representing clients in both Superior and State Court.


Butch Folk has office space at 3714 Executive Center Drive in Martinez available to rent or to buy. For more information, please contact Butch at 706-860-7792 or james@jamesfolklaw.com.


The Hamil Little P.C. firm has Class A office space available for lease in Enterprise Mill. Please contact Kevin Little at 706-722-7886 for information.


Mickey Avrett has retired and his office space at 440 Greene Street is available to rent. For more information, please contact Mr. Avrett at mavrett@avrettlaw.com or 706-564-8448.


The David L. Huguenin, P.C. firm has space available for lease in its new office building. They also have South Eastern Reporter (GA cases) Volumes 1-514 in like new condition for sale. Please contact 706-855-5000 for information.


The Durham Law Firm has an office available for Sublease at 629 Ronald Reagan Drive, Suite C, Evans, Georgia 30809. Please contact Danny Durham at 706-738-7111 for more information.


Bill Sams has retired from the practice of law.


Frank W. Allen has retired from the practice of law.


Larry and Judy Hollington have retired from the practice of law.

Membership

Please send all Forms to augustabarassociation1895@gmail.com. If you have not already done so, please submit your dues for 2019. Dues for 2019 are $175.  Please submit your dues with the dues notice.

New Member Application Form

Please ensure your contact information for the Augusta Bar Directory Website is correct. You may access the Directory at http://www.augustabar.org/member-directory/. To update your contact information with the Bar, please use Member Info Update Form.