Bar Rules

Section 4. Nominating Petitions.

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / State Bar of Georgia Bylaws / ARTICLE VII NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS / Section 4. Nominating Petitions.

Nominating petitions shall be in substantially the following form:


The undersigned active members of the State Bar of Georgia in good standing (or members of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia) hereby nominate _______________ for the office of member of the Board of Governors from the _________ Circuit, Post _________ (if applicable) or ____ Nonresident Post [or, the office of President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer (or, when the office of President-Elect is vacant, President)] for the term beginning at the close of the Annual Meeting in 20__.

Signature Name (Please Print) Bar # Circuit/Nonresident

________ _________________ _____ ________________

________ _________________ _____ ________________

________ _________________ _____ ________________

________ _________________ _____ ________________

I intend to accept the nomination and, if elected, to serve by attending meetings of the Board and reporting the activities of the Board to my constituents.

______________________________ (Name)

Petitions shall be signed personally by the nominators. More than one counterpart of a petition for a candidate may be filed and, in determining whether the petition meets the requirements of Sections 1 (b) and 2 of this Article, shall together be treated as a single petition. The petition (or at least one counterpart) shall be signed by the nominee indicating his or her intention to accept the nomination and to serve if elected.

GO TO Section 3. Circuits Having More Than One Member of Board of Governors.
GO TO Section 5. Accepting Nominations.
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