State - Unified
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The Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia invites nominations and applications for the position of executive director.
Founded in 1883, the state bar fosters among its members the principles of duty and service to the public; improves the administration of justice, and; advances the science of law in Georgia.
Headquartered in Atlanta, the bar also has offices in Tifton and Savannah.
The executive director is responsible for all bar operations with the exception of the Office of the General Counsel. Key responsibilities include:
Implementing the policies, programs and objectives set by the Officers, Executive Committee, Board of Governors and the Supreme Court of Georgia;
Managing the bar's 88-member staff;
Collaborating with the Office of the General Counsel on matters that intersect with that office and the state bar administration.
Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.
Undergraduate degree required; law degree and law practice experience strongly preferred
Seasoned and proven successful leadership experience, preferably in the legal setting
Experience working with a board of directors or governance experience
Strong management and business skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Nominations and applications should be directed to:
The State Bar of Georgia
Executive Director Search Committee
c/o Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.
303 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 4300
Atlanta, GA 30308
Ph: (404) 682-7316