On the evening of May 18, 2017, George Fair received the Capital Area Bar Association Professionalism Award, which was presented at the CABA Evening Honoring the Judiciary held at the Country Club of Jackson . Recipients of this award must be attorneys who adhere to the highest professional standards of ethics. George is a Past President of the Mississippi Bar and served on the Board of Bar Commissioners. He is a Fellow in the Mississippi Bar Foundation, the Mississippi Young Lawyers Foundation and the American Bar Foundation. In 2010, George received the Mississippi volunteer Lawyers Project - Pro Bono Volunteer Award.