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Bar Association wins Award of Merit

The Houston County Bar Association won the State Bar of Georgia’s Award of Merit for 2014-2015. State bar president Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker presented the award to the association president Russell K. Walker at the annual bar meeting the weekend of June 19, 2015. The event was held at the Atlanta Evergreen Marriott at Stone Mountain,…
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Law Day Ceremony

The Houston County Bar Association celebrated Law Day on April 28th at the Houston County Courthouse. This year’s Law Day theme was “Magna Carta: Symbol of Freedom Under Law,” marking the 800th anniversary of the Great Charter. In observation of Law Day, the bar association awarded scholarships to six local students and honored two of…
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Sun News article highlights bar association

The Sun News, a Macon Telegraph publication, recently interviewed Russell Walker, the Houston County Bar Association’s president. Reporter Michael Pannell’s article addressed the bar association’s role in the local community. Read the article here.
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Spring Bar Luncheon

The bar association held its spring bar luncheon at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Georgia, on March 31, 2015. The luncheon speaker, Chrissy Miner of the 21st Century Partnership, spoke about the importance of Warner Robins Air Force Base to the local economy and the efforts of the 21st Century Partnership to secure…
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2015 Houston County Bar Scholarship Application

Applications are now available for interested high school seniors who reside in Houston County to apply for the bar association’s 2015 scholarships. Application materials are due by April 1st, and the award ceremony will be held on April 28th. Applications are available on the bar association website, or one can download an application here.
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New 2015 Bar Association Officers

Congratulations to the new 2015 bar association officers! President – Russell Walker, Walker & Walker, LLP President-elect – Monica Wilburn, Law Office of Monica Wilburn, LLC Secretary-Treasurer – Philip Potter, Westmoreland, Patterson, Moseley & Hinson, LLP Special thanks to the outgoing president Kellye Moore, Walker, Hulbert, Gray & Moore, LLP, for her work in 2014.
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Houston County Bar Collects Toys

Houston County Bar Association Members and guests brought toys to the Bar’s annual Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The toys were donated to Perry Volunteer Outreach (PVO), a non-profit charity established in 2000 to assist those in the Perry and south Houston County, Georgia area with emergency financial assistance for housing, utilities, and…
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Tommy Stalnaker to receive 2014 Liberty Bell Award

The Executive Board of the Houston County Bar Association is pleased to announce that Tommy Stalnaker, Chairman of the Houston County Board of Commissioners has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Liberty Bell Award. The Liberty Bell Award is the most prestigious award given by lawyers to a non-lawyer. The purpose of the…
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Houston County Bar Association Wins Best Website Award

The Houston County Bar Association was the chosen recipient of the Best Website Award for local bar associations with 51-100 members. The Best Website Award is given annually to bar associations with a website that exemplifies excellence in usefulness, ease of use, content and design in meeting the needs of the website’s targeted audience. The…
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