Committees, Programs & Sections


Bar Association Support to Improve Correctional Services (BASICS) is an offender rehabilitation program sponsored by the BASICS Committee of the State Bar of Georgia. Read More

Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession

This Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession shall facilitate, analyze and present for consideration initiatives and programs which increases participation, retention and representation of diverse attorneys in the legal profession in Georgia that accurately reflects the makeup of our state. Read More

Consumer Assistance Program (CAP)

The function of the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) of the State Bar of Georgia is to serve the public and members of the Bar. Read More

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

This program operates under the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency and assists attorneys with keeping track of their CLE hours. Read More

Cornerstones of Freedom™ Program

The Cornerstones of Freedom™ program shall promote public understanding of the law and its role in society through a public education program about democracy, the rule of law, the legal profession and the judicial system. Read More

Fee Arbitration

The Fee Arbitration program is a service to the general public and lawyers of Georgia. It provides a convenient mechanism for the resolution of fee disputes between attorneys and clients. Read More

Georgia Diversity Program

The State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program promotes inclusion of all members of the State Bar of Georgia regardless of race, nationality, sex, religion, sexual preference or disability. Read More

Institute of Continuing Legal Education

The Institute of Continuing Legal Education is now a State Bar program. For more information on seminars and ICLE-related materials, please visit

Judicial District Professionalism Program (JDPP)

The purpose of the Judicial District Professionalism Program (JDPP) is to promote professionalism within the legal profession through increased communication, education and the informal use of local peer influence. Read More

Law-Related Education (LRE)

The Law-Related Education (LRE) Program offers K-12 teachers a wide variety of strategies for including LRE in their social science education curriculum, as well as suggestions for relating LRE to English, science and math curricula. Read More

Law Practice Management Program

The Law Practice Management Program is a member service to help all Georgia lawyers and their employees pull together the pieces of the office management puzzle. Read More

Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP)

The Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is a confidential service provided by the State Bar to help its members with life's difficulties. Read More

Legislative Program

The Advisory Committee on Legislation shall prepare for legislative action such matters requiring legislation as may have received the approval of the State Bar's Board of Governors. Read More

Military Legal Assistance Program

This program assists service members and veterans by connecting them to State Bar members who are willing to provide free or reduced-fee legal services. Read More

Pro Bono Resource Center

Co-sponsored by the Georgia Legal Services Program and the Georgia State Bar, the Pro Bono Resource Center is headquartered at the Bar and involves private attorneys in representation of the poor in civil matters. Read More

SOLACE Program

A program of the State Bar of Georgia designed to assist any member of the legal community (lawyers, judges, law office and court staff, law students and their families) in Georgia who suffer serious loss to a sudden catastrophic event, injury or illness. Read More

Transition Into Law Practice Program (TILPP)

To assist beginning lawyers in their transition from student to professional, the Supreme Court of Georgia, on Feb. 2, 2005, authorized the State Bar of Georgia to proceed with the creation of the Transition Into Law Practice Program (TILPP). Read More

Unlicensed Practice of Law (UPL)

The Unlicensed Practice of Law (UPL) program addresses the investigation and prosecution of UPL in Georgia. Read More

Wellness Initiative

The State Bar has made lawyer wellness a priority. In addition to CLEs and other activities related to wellness, we've launched Visit the new site to view articles and resources related to wellness, and learn more about State Bar programs that help lawyers in their lives and practices. Be sure to check out the wellness partners and get discounts on gym memberships, fitness classes and more. Read More

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