Smiley Bishop & Porter partner J. Michael Bishop has been elected president of the North Fulton Bar Association for 2012-2013. The NFBA consists of approximately 130 members who are primarily lawyers practicing or living north of the Chattahoochee River in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area. Its membership also includes judges whose jurisdictions include North Fulton County. The NFBA provides educational and networking opportunities for its members as well as working with local charities and schools on projects designed to promote a better understanding of and appreciation for the legal system. Mike has been a longtime board member of the NFBA and is honored to be afforded the opportunity to lead an organization that provides so many benefits for its members and the County.