March News from the Augusta Bar Association

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

Pre-trial Diversion Launches in Augusta Judicial Circuit

The District Attorney’s Office for the Augusta Judicial Circuit has launched its pre-trial diversion program. Please click here to access the pretrial diversion handbook. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact Program Coordinators G. Kevin Davis and Elisabeth Ames at

Vacant Positions in Augusta-Richmond County

Augusta Richmond County currently has a vacancy for a Senior Staff Attorney. This position will be filled quickly. If interested, click here to apply. 

W. Dendy Sadler Prints Available

Attorney James E. Blanchard has four W. Dendy Sadler prints, nicely matted and framed, to give away. They would be ideal for a lawyer’s office or conference room. They are “The Plaintiff and the Defendant”, “London to York”, “The Right of Way”, and “A Flaw in the Title.” Please call 706-294-1940 if you are interested.

Free Lunch and Learn Webinar on April 20th

The Southeastern Georgia ABOTA will be hosting a free webinar on April 20th at 12:30 p.m. Savannah trial lawyer, Jeff Harris, is the featured speaker and will be discussing “Ethics and Standards: Top 10 Mistakes.” Click here to register to attend.


Please consider making a donation to the Georgia Legal Services Program when you submit your annual state bar dues form this year. GLSP provides civil legal services for those in need, helping ensure equal access to justice for all Georgians.

If you have not already done so, please submit your dues for 2021. Dues for 2021 are reduced to $100. Please submit your dues with the dues notice.

New Member Application Forms

Please ensure your contact information for the Augusta Bar Directory Website is correct. You may access the Directory at To update your contact information with the Bar, please use the Member Info Update Form.