Bar Rules

Section 3. Vacancies

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Bylaws of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia / ARTICLE VIII REMOVAL AND VACANCIES / Section 3. Vacancies

Vacancies occurring in any office shall be filled as follows:

(a) Any vacancy arising in the office of president shall be filled by the president-elect who shall continue to hold the office of president-elect until the expiration of the unexpired term and shall continue to serve as president for the term during which he or she would regularly have served as president.

(b) Any vacancy arising in the office of president-elect (except pursuant to Section 3(a) above) shall remain unfilled for the unexpired term. An election for the office of president shall be held at the next election held by mail-out ballot in the same manner that the election is held for the office of president-elect.

(c) Any vacancy arising in the office of secretary, treasurer, or Executive Council Representative to the Executive Committee shall be filled for the unexpired term by such person elected at the next meeting of the Executive Council by majority vote of those present and qualified to vote and voting.

(d) Any vacancy arising in the office of editor(s) shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the president.

(e) Any vacancy arising in the office of Committee Chairperson (other than those fixed by the terms of these Bylaws) shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the president, or the president may delegate the appointment to the members of said committee.

(f) Any vacancy arising in the office of Director shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the president.

(g) Any vacancy arising in the office of member of the Executive Council representing a specific federal judicial district shall be filled by appointment by the president for the unexpired term, provided that the appointee shall be a resident of the same federal judicial district as the member whose position he or she fills.

(h) Any vacancy arising in the office of member of the Executive Council at large shall be filled by appointment by the president for the unexpired term.

(i) Any vacancy arising in the office of a nonresident member of the Executive Council shall be filled by appointment by the president for the unexpired term, provided that the appointee shall not be a resident of any federal judicial district in the state of Georgia.

 



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