Bank Counsel Section Membership
Information and Application
Bank Counsel Section Application
Membership in the Bank Counsel Section is available under the following
mission of GBA's Bank Counsel Section is:
- to provide a forum for bank counsel
to be more knowledgeable in the areas of bank examination,
regulation, compliance and the general business of banking;
- to offer banking-related educational
programs for bank counsel;
- to review legislative, regulatory
and administrative issues affecting banks.
The benefits of membership in
the Bank Counsel Section include:
Members receive all
mailings from the GBA including the GBA Bulletin,
Legislative Update and educational brochures.
eligible to register for any program at the member rate.
continuing legal education credit for those programs approved by the
State Bar of Georgia.
Members are listed
in each edition of the GBA Financial Institutions Directory.
Members receive a
monthly update from the American Bankers Association on the status
of important banking cases around the country.
Members have the
opportunity to associate with other bank counsel from around the
- Members link their firms' websites
to GBA's website.
Chairman appoints the
Bank Counsel Section Board of Directors. The Board consists of 16 members; 10
representing the GBA Groups and 6 serving at large. GBA counsel serves
in an ex officio capacity. A chair and vice chair are appointed from
among the board.
There will be two committees within the
EDUCATION - To assist the GBA staff
in determining educational programs needed by bank counsel and to
assist the GBA in producing programs which will be approved for CLE
LEGAL ADVISORY - To serve as a
resource on legislative, regulatory, administrative and legal
July 1 - June 30........................ $150
The normal billing cycle will be
consistent with the GBA fiscal year which begins each July 1. Membership
is on an individual, not firm, basis. For additional information
on GBA's Bank Counsel Section, contact:
Georgia Bankers Association
50 Hurt Plaza, Suite 1050
Atlanta, GA 30303