Bar Rules

Rule 1-401. Designation and Terms

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Part I - Creation & Organization / CHAPTER 4 OFFICERS / Rule 1-401. Designation and Terms

The officers of the State Bar of Georgia shall include a President, a President-elect, a Secretary, and a Treasurer and may include such other officers as may be specified in the bylaws. The President-elect, the Secretary and the Treasurer shall be elected by the membership in accordance with the bylaws and the results published at the annual meeting. The Secretary and Treasurer shall serve until the next annual meeting. The President-elect shall succeed to The Presidency at the next annual meeting. If there is no President-elect, a President shall also be elected at the same time and in the same manner as the other officers. In the event of death or resignation of the President, the President-elect shall succeed to the presidency, shall serve out the unexpired term, and shall continue to serve for the term during which he would regularly have served as President. The officers shall have duties, rights, and powers as the bylaws may provide.

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