Tampa's largest predominantly African-American voluntary bar association since 1982
If you are interested in serving on one of GEBA's committees please email the respective Chair or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Banquet Committee coordinates the planning of GEBA’s annual banquet which is held yearly in conjunction with the nationwide celebration of Law Week and is the major source of funding for GEBA’s scholarship program.
Chair: Tiffany Hilton
Continuing Legal Education
The Continuing Legal Education Committee plans seminars, speakers, and programs for the primary benefit of GEBA members.
The Community Legal Assistance Committee coordinates programs by which GEBA can, on a pro bono basis, provide consultation and referral services to the members of the community; coordinates the planning and operation of all community service projects sponsored by GEBA such as mock trial presentations to area students, community forums, seminars, and symposiums.
Chair: Suzanne DeCopain Lisa Marie-Elliot, Co-Chair
Community Actions Committee/Legal Redress Workshop
Corporate Partnerships Committee
The Corporate Partnerships Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining GEBA’s relationships with outside business entities for the purpose of creating sponsorships and other beneficial opportunities.c
Chair: Tiffany Hilton
The Young Lawyers Committee
The Young Lawyers Committee is responsible for planning events for GEBA’s Young Lawyer members.
Law School Committee
This committee is responsible for coordinating events at Stetson College of Law and Thomas Cooley College of Law, which are geared toward preparing minority law students for their future employment.
Chair: Chemere McField
The Scholarship Committee
The Scholarship Committee coordinates the planning, review, and overall administration of GEBA’s scholarship program.
Role Model Committee
The Role Model Committee coordinates the planning and operation of GEBA’s role model program which currently partners with Franklin & Ferrell Middle Schools.
Erin Rachauskas Joshua Monteiro, Co-Chair
Solo & Small Firm Committee
The Solo & Small Firm Committee is responsible for planning and coordinating events for GEBA’s solo and small firm members.
Historical Society Committee
The Historical Society Committee is responsible for collecting and compiling GEBA's records from previous years.