Jim Weeks, Chair of the Law Day Committee has prepared a program to celebrate the national recognition of Law Day. All GBA members are urged to attend. Bring along your family and co-workers; all are invited to attend. Jim has lined up several noted speakers and a summary of the program follows:
THE GREENSBORO BAR ASSOCIATION
LAW DAY 2012 “THE RULE OF LAW”
FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
GUILFORD COUNTY GOVERNMENTAL PLAZA,
(if bad weather, Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Old Courthouse).
PRESENTATION OF COLORS by HONOR GUARD of Guilford County Sheriff Department.
SINGING OF “NATIONAL ANTHEM” led by Ken Free, Knight & Free, Greensboro Attorney.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE to our Flag led by Colonel Randy Powers, Chief Deputy, Office of B J Barnes, our Sheriff.
INVOCATION by Dr. Dave Melton, Senior Pastor, West Market United Methodist Church.
RECOGNITION OF SPEAKERS and GUESTS by Jim Weeks, Attorney & Chairman of GBA Law Day Committee
The Honorable Stuart Albright, Superior Court Judge.
The Honorable Wendy Enochs, Chief District Court Judge.
The Honorable Don Vaughan, NC Senator, NC Senate
The Honorable Jeff Thigpen, Register of Deeds of Guilford County.
Brenda Fox, County Manager, Guilford County
Steve Friedland, Professor of Law and Senior Scholar/Director of the Center for Engaged Learning in the Law, Elon University School of Law.
The Honorable Richard Craig, Attorney, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.
The Honorable Chris Parrish, ADA, Office of the Honorable Doug Henderson, our District Attorney
The Honorable Bill Davis of the Office of the Honorable Fred Lind, Chief Public Defender
Terry Watson, Office of the Honorable David Churchill, Clerk of Superior Court ofGuilford County.
What We All Can Now Do to Support the “RULE of LAW’ and to provide “EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR ALL” by the Honorable Janet Ward Black, Ward Black Law, former President of NCBA and NCAJ, formerly NCATL, who founded the NCBA’s JUSTICE 4 ALL.
SINGING OF “GOD BLESS AMERICA” led by The Honorable Ken Free, KNIGHT & FREE, former ADA, Greensboro Attorney.
US Flags, supplied by the Honorable Angela Fox, District Court Judge, and
Copies of the US CONSTITUTION and the DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, supplied by US Congressman Howard Coble,
distributed by GBA members.