Bar Rules

Section 1. Qualification and Application

Organization of the State Bar & Admissions / Bylaws of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia / ARTICLE XII AFFILIATE UNITS / Section 1. Qualification and Application

Any young lawyers organization or younger lawyers unit of any bar association, city, Superior Court Circuit, Congressional District, or other jurisdiction in which membership is restricted to younger lawyers in good standing may apply to be an “Affiliate Unit” of the Young Lawyers Division. The applying organization shall submit to the Secretary a petition containing: (a) a copy of a resolution or letter regularly adopted by the applying organization authorizing affiliation; (b) a petition or letter signed by at least three (3) members of the applying organization describing its organization and listing the size of its membership; and (c) a copy of any constitution, bylaws, or articles of procedure of the applying organization, if any exist. In the event that the applying organization has no constitution, bylaws, or articles of procedure at the time of application, said organization shall adopt and operate under the YLD bylaws in effect at the time of application until such time as they adopt their own constitution, bylaws, or articles of procedure.



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