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Pam Knauer Named 2015 Liberty Bell Award Winner

The Houston County Bar Association awarded its annual Liberty Bell Award to Pam Knauer, the former K-12 Social Studies and Media Services Coordinator for the Houston County Board of Education. The board’s school superintendent, Dr. Mark Scott, presented the award to Pam at an award luncheon held September 29, 2015, in Warner Robins. Mrs. Knauer…
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Houston County Bar Invited to Mercer Law School

Mercer University’s School of Law invited the Houston County Bar Association to participate in its Professional Organizations Fair held Tuesday, August 26, 2015. The law school hosted several bar associations to introduce students to professional organizations that may be relevant to their post-academic practice interests. Houston County Bar president Russell Walker attended on behalf of…
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Macon Telegraph profiles bar member

The Macon Telegraph published a profile on Houston County Bar Association member Jim Elliott. Mr. Elliott has spent 30 years as the Warner Robins, Georgia, city attorney. The article quoted Warner Robins mayor Randy Toms stating that Mr. Elliott is one of the most respected municipal attorneys in the state. Read more from the Telegraph…
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Bar Association wins Award of Merit

The Houston County Bar Association won the State Bar of Georgia’s Award of Merit for 2014-2015. State bar president Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker presented the award to the association president Russell K. Walker at the annual bar meeting the weekend of June 19, 2015. The event was held at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott at Stone Mountain,…
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Law Day Ceremony

The Houston County Bar Association celebrated Law Day on April 28th at the Houston County Courthouse. This year’s Law Day theme was “Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law,” marking the 800th anniversary of the Great Charter. In observation of Law Day, the bar association awarded scholarships to six local students and honored two of…
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Sun News article highlights bar association

The Sun News, a Macon Telegraph publication, recently interviewed Russell Walker, the Houston County Bar Association’s president. Reporter Michael Pannell’s article addressed the bar association’s role in the local community. Read the article here.
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Spring Bar Luncheon

The bar association held its spring bar luncheon at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia, on March 31, 2015. The luncheon speaker, Chrissy Miner of the 21st Century Partnership, spoke about the importance of Warner Robins Air Force Base to the local economy and the efforts of the 21st Century Partnership to secure…
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2015 Houston County Bar Scholarship Application

Applications are now available for interested high school seniors who reside in Houston County to apply for the bar association’s 2015 scholarships. Application materials are due by April 1st, and the award ceremony will be held on April 28th. Applications are available on the bar association website, or one can download an application here.
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New 2015 Bar Association Officers

Congratulations to the new 2015 bar association officers! President – Russell Walker, Walker & Walker, LLP President-elect – Monica Wilburn, Law Office of Monica Wilburn, LLC Secretary-Treasurer – Philip Potter, Westmoreland, Patterson, Moseley & Hinson, LLP Special thanks to the outgoing president Kellye Moore, Walker, Hulbert, Gray & Moore, LLP, for her work in 2014.
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