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Update on Benchmark

Counsel:  As you know, we are working through issues related to our software transition.  All courts are using the system but efile has not been activated.  We are trying to make sure that after the switch lawyers will have access to the cases that were already pending at the time of transition through the new…
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Houston County Juvenile Court Independant Contract Attorney Position

     The Juvenile Court of Houston County, Georgia, has an Independent Contract Attorney position available.  If you are interested, please submit your resume to Gina Bowling, Clerk of Court.  Her email address is as follows: gbowling@houstoncountyga.org      Please note that the position pay is based on experience. There is a three-day commitment to…
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Solicitation for Nominations

Dear Houston County Bar Association, As you may know, I serve on the State Bar of Georgia’s Access to Justice Committee.  The Committee is soliciting nominations for its annual Pro Bono Awards.   I hope you will help us identify and celebrate Georgia lawyers and law firms who are demonstrating excellence in our profession by ensuring…
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BENCHMARK PEACHCOURT UPDATE

Counsel: In an effort to ensure a proper transition the Court and Superior and State Court Clerks have decided to delay the transition to the new efiling system to make sure all of your questions are addressed and every hitch discovered during training is addressed. Please continue to efile thru PeachCourt until further notice. DO…
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UPDATE: BENCHMARK TRAINING LINKS

The county (magistrate, state and superior courts) will be replacing PeachCourt, Tyler, and our internal AS400, with a new single system called Benchmark. County personnel will be training throughout June with a planned Go Live July 10th. We will be holding an e-file training on the afternoon of July 6th and the morning of July…
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Update on Lynn Hamilton Johnson

Dear Bar Members, We have had several of our members reach out seeking to offer assistance to Lynn and her family during this difficult time. We are exceptionally proud that our organization is one that pulls together in support of one of our own facing an incredibly difficult situation. We are contemplating a few different…
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Juvenile Court of Houston County Seeks Independent Contract Attorney!

The Juvenile Court of Houston County, Georgia, has an Independent Contract Attorney position available.  If you are interested, please submit your resume to Gina Bowling, Clerk of Court.  Her email address is as follows:  gbowling@houstoncountyga.org  Please note that the position pay is based on experience. There is a three-day commitment to our Court.  Those days…
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