After careful consideration of the current public health situation in Augusta, the Executive Committee has decided to postpone the Passing the Gavel Judges Reception scheduled for next Thursday, August 19 and the August monthly luncheon scheduled for August 24. As much as we all were looking forward to gathering for these events, we do not want to hold these events… read more →
Augusta Bar Association Monthly Luncheon Rescheduled Dear Members — In light of the recent increase in COVID cases and in order to present a more comprehensive update on the status of our judicial circuits for our members, the Augusta Bar Association monthly luncheon scheduled for Tuesday, August 10th has been rescheduled for Tuesday, August 24th at 12:30 p.m. at The… read more →
Augusta Bar Association and Young Lawyers Association Collaborative Event The Augusta Bar Association will be partnering with the Young Lawyers of Augusta for a July Happy Hour outdoors at SRP Park in North Augusta for the Greenjackets game on Thursday July 8 at 6:30 pm. First pitch will be at 7:05 pm. The Augusta Bar Association will be providing a ticket for all… read more →
The Augusta Bar Association June luncheon will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Pinnacle Club. We are pleased to announce Judge Elizabeth Gobeil from the Ga. Court of Appeals at this month’s speaker. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 4th at noon. Please let Garon know if you would prefer a vegetarian dish… read more →
The Columbia Judicial Circuit Public Defender Supervisory Committee is accepting résumés for the position of Circuit Public Defender. Interested applicants should submit the State of Georgia Sensitive Position Employment Application, résumé, and cover letter to the Columbia Circuit Supervisory Panel Chair, Thomas O’Connor at TOConnor@GaPubDef.org. View salary, preferred qualifications, etc.
Office of the District Attorney-Columbia Judicial Circuit Columbia County will have Assistant District Attorney positions starting July 1st. Applications are being accepted now through May 20, 2021. Those interested should apply through the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council by clicking here.
Law Day School Visits- Multiple Dates Available The first school visit is this Monday at Westside High School! If you are available, please sign up for at least one slot. Westside High School will have two classes during each period so we are aiming for at least four attorneys per class time! Sign Up for Law Day visits Part-time Receptionist… read more →
Justice Carla Wong McMillian, Law Day 2021 Speaker Georgia Supreme Court Justice Carla Wong McMillian will be this year’s Law Day Speaker. The 2021 Law Day Banquet will be April 29th at West Lake Country Club. Cocktail hour starts at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m. Please click here to RSVP and make your dinner selection.… read more →
To the Members of the Augusta Bar Association: As many of you already know, Georgia Senate Bill 9, which creates the Columbia Judicial Circuit for Columbia County, was signed by Gov. Brian Kemp last week. The effective date of the law is July 1, 2021. Although the effect of the law is to divide the current Augusta Judicial Circuit into… read more →
Nominations for the Liberty Bell Award are Open. The Augusta Bar Association welcomes your nominations 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. Please email nominations and supporting information to JDavis@augustaga.gov. Pre-trial Diversion Launches in… read more →