Bar Rules

Section 5. Certification of Nominees

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Bylaws of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia / ARTICLE VII ELECTIONS / Section 5. Certification of Nominees

(a) Determination of Eligibility. Upon receipt of the nominations from the Nominating Committee or the members, the Election Committee (as described in Article IX, Section 1(e)) shall determine if the persons nominated are eligible for office.

(b) Notification of Nominees. Within five (5) days of receipt of the report of the Nominating Committee or receipt of a nomination from the members, the Election Committee shall notify each nominee of such nomination and of the names of other persons nominated for the same position. Each nominee shall have two (2) business days from the date of notification to accept or reject the nomination. Nominees failing to respond shall be deemed to have accepted the nomination.

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