Description & History

A. To be a member of this Society:

  1. Be connected with the legal profession as:
    • an Attorney licensed to practice law;
    • a Judge, whether active or retired;
    • a graduate of or a law student engaged in a formal course of study to qualify for the practice of law;
    • a certified paralegal;
    • a court reporter; or
    • courthouse personnel.
  2. Be of Hellenic descent or related by family with persons of Hellenic descent;
  3. Reside or work in Northern California; and
  4. Pay dues in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Directors.

B. Persons who do not meet the above requirements for membership, but who otherwise have a deep-rooted interest in the practice of law, and who wish to promote the purposes of this Society, may be admitted by a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors as Associates of this Society.

C. The members may refuse any person from becoming a member or Associate or expel a member or Associate if the Board determines that such person does not embrace the purposes for which this Society exists.

D. An annual meeting of the members shall be held in December of each year, or as soon thereafter as practicable for the purpose of electing a Board to manage the affairs of this Society and handling any other matters. Special meetings of the members may be called by the Board of Directors. A majority of the members or 30 members, whichever is less, shall constitute a quorum. Not less than thirty (30) days notice shall be given to members of the annual meeting.

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