Bar Rules

Section 2. Composition of the Representative Council

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Bylaws of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia / ARTICLE V REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL / Section 2. Composition of the Representative Council

The Representative Council shall be composed of:

(a) the Officers of the Young Lawyers Division.

(b) No less than six (6) and no more than ten (10) YLD members from each Federal Judicial District within the State of Georgia, provided that each such member is a resident of the Federal Judicial District such person represents. A YLD member shall be considered a resident of a particular Federal Judicial District within the State of Georgia if he or she maintains either his or her residence or his or her primary office in that Federal Judicial District, and residency shall be determined at the time of the YLD member’s election to the Representative Council.

(c) two (2) YLD members who are not residents of any Federal Judicial District within the State of Georgia.

(d) twelve (12) YLD members at large.

(e) the president or chairperson of each Affiliate Unit (as defined in Article XII of these bylaws); provided, however, that each president or chairperson may, by written notice to the Secretary at least ten (10) days prior to each Representative Council meeting, appoint a member of such Affiliate Unit as an alternate delegate to serve on the Representative Council in the event of his or her absence.

(f) the third-year law student serving as the YLD Law School Fellow from each law school in the State of Georgia participating in the YLD Law School Fellows program. These persons shall be members ex officio but nonvoting.



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