Monthly Archives: September 2009

Thoughts while the dehumidifier hums


A disaster is just another opportunity to incur debt. This morning’s news broadcast gushed that the disaster could be good for the economy!  I’m so happy. So, has credit been loosened for low and modest-income households for all that, as … Continue reading

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Halfway there … Advocacy resources for volunteer lawyers helping servicemembers


As part of our effort to support Georgia lawyers with a desire to help servicemembers and veterans with disabilities, we’ve made significant progress in building a resource library.  The resource materials can be found on our statewide advocate and volunteer … Continue reading

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Ask your lawyer if a divorce is right for you


Why is it that I feel pharmaceutical advertisements have something to teach us about how we provide legal information?

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Pregnant & Incarcerated: A Sentence for Two


Here’s an interesting video from the Georgia  Civil Pro Bono Family Law Project concerning imprisoned women who are pregnant.  The Civil Pro Bono Family Law Project assists incarcerated women.  The video discussion is lead by: Sharon Hill, Executive Director, Georgia … Continue reading

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Georgia Stonewall Bar invites participation of law students


The Georgia Stonewall Bar Association, formed in 1995, offers some unique opportunities to law students enrolled in Georgia law schools. Membership in the association for law students is free.  Check it out.

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State Bar of Georgia Women & Minorities in the Profession Committee launches speakers clearinghouse


The State Bar of Georgia Women and Minorities Committee, chaired by Deborah Morris Danzig, has launched a speakers clearinghouse. The Women & Minorities in the Profession Committee is committed to promoting equal participation of minorities and women in the legal … Continue reading

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GA Supreme Court Civil Legal Needs Roundtables Continue across Georgia


In June 2009, the Georgia Supreme Court Civil Justice Commission released its Legal Needs Study and Pro Bono Survey.  The Court is sponsoring over a dozen Roundtable Discussions across the state to garner feedback from the public, the legal community, … Continue reading

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Would you watch?


I’m working with some folks to start a weekly 30 minute interview program on pro bono and legal services issues.  We’ll post the videos online.  The interviews will cover substantive poverty law topics, law practice and pro bono issues.  The … Continue reading

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