To create in the community a practical appreciation for the legal profession; to encourage persons of outstanding promise to attend first rate law schools and return to the communities that need their services most; to oppose arbitrary and capricious laws in our state with all the force and fiber of which we are capable as an organization; to uphold and extend the principles of justice in every phase of American life to the end that no one shall be discriminated against because of color, race, religious beliefs or national origin.
Established in 1948, the Gate City Bar Association is the oldest African-American Bar Association in the State of Georgia. The Gate City Bar Association was organized by ten African-American lawyers to provide the educational, social and community involvement of a professional association for African-American lawyers, who had been excluded from participating in the segregated bar associations in Atlanta and throughout the State.
Regular Membership: $100, Paralegal Membership: $50, Student Membership: $20, Affiliate Membership $60
Annual Signature Programs:
Office & Staff:
Shyril E. Beck, Executive Director (404) 669-5300
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Gate City Bar Association | P.O. Box 16727, Atlanta, GA 30321 | Phone: 404-419-6627 | Contact Us