The Grand Rapids Bar Association has announced its 2015-2016 officers and trustees.
The associated named the new board last week.
The positions are effective on July 1 and for two or three-year terms.
Grand Rapids Bar Association 2015-2016 leadership
Patrick Geary, president
Hon. Christopher Yates , president-elect
Elizabeth Joy Fossel, vice president
Benjamin Hammond, secretary
William Azkoul, treasurer
The Grand Rapids Bar Association’s mission is to “promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law, foster the dignity and integrity of the profession and provide law-related services to the community,” according to its Facebook page.