Monthly Archives: May 2010

Lawyers staff free advice and information clinics


Atlanta, GA (May 21, 2010) – The State Bar of Georgia General Practice and Trial Law Section hosted an “Ask-a-Lawyer” day in 12 cities in Georgia on Thursday, May 20. The free advice clinic program was aimed at providing help … Continue reading

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28 Mercer Law students receive stipends for 2010 summer internships


MACON – Twenty-eight law students at Mercer’s Walter F. George School of Law will be receiving summer stipends for working in a governmental or non-profit law office this summer. The stipends—which total $136,000—are funded by a combination of endowment income, … Continue reading

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Georgia legislature sends copy fees for court appeals into orbit


Check out Georgia attorney Ken Shigley’s blog report on a surprising increase in the cost of justice. If you want to appeal your case, you’ll soon pay $10.00 per page to copy the record for appeal purposes. Before this provision … Continue reading

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Pro Bono as a law practice management issue – the video!


Here’s yet another attempt to blog via video about pro bono issues –  last year’s “Pro Bono – a law Practice Management Issue.” Pro Bono: A Law Practice Management Issue

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The next generation of leaders


Last year, I created a video addressing the need to identify and support the next generation of pro bono leaders.  Here’s the 3-minute video piece: The next generation of leaders

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The unplaceable case – an ode to the pro bono coordinator


To place the unplaceable case To call the unreachable clerk To bear with unbearable sorrow To court where the poor dare not go To right the unrightable wrong To fax pure and chaste from afar To type when your arms … Continue reading

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Smaller Markets, Big Opportunities – ABA Student Lawyer


The ABA Student Lawyer has posted an interesting article that points out smaller markets also hold big opportunities for career fulfillment in the law. With a shortage of lawyers in many areas of Georgia, law students may have similar opportunities … Continue reading

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We can help you do pro bono


The pro bono community here in Georgia has spent quite a bit of time reflecting on your needs as a current or potential volunteer lawyer. We know your time is valuable.  We know you’d like to help, but may not … Continue reading

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Affirmatively furthering Fair Housing : A Youtube presentation


Michael Allen, of Relman, Dane and Colfax, LLP provides a Youtube lecture on “Affirmatively furthering Fair Housing: Using the Westchester case to address racial segregation and other impediments to Fair Housing choice.”  The seminar was presented at the Emory University … Continue reading

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