The Douglas- Elbert County Bar Association, “DEBA”, provides, professional networking, education and development for both the legal profession and the community.

Created in 1980, DEBA’s stated objectives are as follows:
* to advance the science of jurisipurdence
* to promote the administration of justice
* to secure proper legislation
* to encourage continuing legal education
* to cultivate cordial relations among the lawyers of Douglas and Elbert counties
* to perpetuate the history of the profession and the memory of its members
* and to aquire, own and hold real and personal property and other facilities in furtherance of these objectives.

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Douglas Elbert Bar Association gratefully recognizes its founding fathers for their outstanding dedication and leadership:

Founding Fathers

Richard D. Truelli

Howard G. Allspach

John Kokish

Spiro Fotopoulos