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Yes, an officer can appear on behalf of the corporation in a small claims case (one not exceeding $5,000).
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Need more clarification. the writ of summons is served on the organization but when I look at the defendent name is XXXXX XXXXX defendents, 1 is me and the second is me as president of the organization, so must I get a lawyer to defend me as the president or should the organization have a lawyer?
No, you can represent yourself as an individual and you can represent the corporation as its President. You don't have to retain an attorney.
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