Monthly Archives: November 2010

Labor Department Partners With ABA in Lawyer Referral Program


The ABA Journal reports on a new access to justice initiative between the American Bar Association and the US Department of Labor that addresses the need for legal help for people who have filed administrative complaints regarding minimum wage violations … Continue reading

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Bird without a nest


I’ve been struggling to write some fresh perspective on pro bono.  The stories about how pro bono service is positive and life-changing for both the volunteer and the client never fail to move me.  But I usually remain anxious. “Bird … Continue reading

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News Flash: We Launch Web Resource for Lawyers Serving Service Members and Veterans


ATLANTA (Nov. 10, 2010) – As Veterans Day approaches, the Georgia Legal Services Program has launched a new website to help lawyers in Georgia better serve veterans and service members in need. In response to the growing need for legal … Continue reading

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Pro Bono – the next generation of leaders


Last year, I created a brief video addressing the need for the development of the next generation of pro bono leaders.  Here is the video. I apologize for the audio, but the use of headphones improves the quality of the … Continue reading

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Register to attend the Professionalism Convocation– Law Practice 2010 and Beyond: Challenges and Opportunities


Many of us lawyers have been involved in technology and other cutting edge work to advance the practice of law and create better outcomes for our clients. Technology, self-help, unbundling, social media and other topics have been on our radar … Continue reading

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Pro Bono Net tells the story


You may know a little about GeorgiaAdvocates.org, our statewide volunteer lawyer and advocate support website, but we’re part of a much larger and vital pro bono community. Watch the Pro Bono Net video and find out more!

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Lawyers gather to talk about pro bono technology


Last week, some colleagues and I were honored to meet with several outstanding lawyer-leaders who sat down with us to talk about technology and the delivery of pro bono legal services. Our civil legal aid and pro bono programs in … Continue reading

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Take a moment to read: “Lawyers as Rescue Workers: A Pro Bono Week Reflection”


Sharon Browning recently posted a wonderful article on her blog Just Listening about some uplifting and powerful pro bono stories. Please take a moment to read the pro bono story on her blog. Sharon is the former Executive Director of … Continue reading

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