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Supreme Court of Georgia Issues Third Extension of Statewide Judicial Emergency

Third Order Extending Statewide Judicial Emergency   The Order from Supreme Court of Georgia Chief Justice Harold D. Melton declaring a Statewide Judicial Emergency, which would have expired on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., is further extended until Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. That Order has been extended twice, with modifications, by orders issued on April…
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Houston County Bar To Hold a Second First Responder Appreciation Day!

The Executive Board of the Houston County Bar Association has planned to engage the community through service projects in lieu of their previously scheduled meetings that have been cancelled as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Our Second First Responder Appreciation Day is set to occur Friday, June 19 at the Houston County Detention…
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Houston County Bar – First Responders Appreciation Day

The Executive Board of the Houston County Bar Association held a First Responder Appreciation Day on Wednesday, June 10 in the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Parking Lot. I wanted to take a moment and personally thank everyone that helped out in bringing the event together as well as all those who attended for the work…
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Houston County Bar to Recognize First Responders with Appreciation Day

The Executive Board of the Houston County Bar Association has planned to engage the community through service projects in lieu of their previously scheduled meetings that have been cancelled as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. First Responder Appreciation Day is set to occur Wednesday, June 10 in the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Parking…
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Supreme Court Extends Order Temporarily Changing CLE Requirements

Fellow Bar Members, The Supreme Court of Georgia has extended the waiver of the 6-hour in-person CLE requirement through March 31, 2021. In part: “Considering that the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in the cancellation of many in-person continuing legal education programs and that Georgia lawyers, therefore, have limited access to programs at which they may fulfill the requirement of…
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Houston County Bar Association Announces 2020 Scholarship Winners!!

Warner Robins— April 20, 2020 — The Houston County Bar Association announced the winners of their annual scholarship, awarding six Houston County high school seniors $500.00 toward their college expenses. The winners this year are: Jamye N. Thigpen – Warner Robins High School   Colbert “Tre” Flagg, III – Northside High School   Dorothy “Paige” Paschal…
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Zoom© Forces Upgrade For Users of Older Versions of Software

5.0 is Here!  On May 30th, 2020, Zoom will enable GCM encryption across the entire Zoom platform, providing increased protection for meeting data. After May 30, 2020, all Zoom clients on older versions will receive a forced upgrade when trying to join meetings as GCM encryption will be fully enabled across the Zoom platform; you…
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