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Alcovy Circuit addresses pro se (self-help) with forms


The Fulton County Daily Report blog ATLaw provides a write-up on the new pro se page of Georgia’s Alcovy Circuit.  The Alcovy Circuit covers Newton and Walton Counties east of Atlanta. Read the ATLaw blog article and learn more about … Continue reading

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LegalZoom Order- Implications for Access to Justice


Richard Zorza provides us with some insight into the Missouri District Court order that rejected LegalZoom’s motion for summary judgment. Lawyers from Georgia’s access to justice community have been developing online forms for low-income households and, in conjunction with several … Continue reading

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Georgia farmworker advocacy program launches a blog to tell its story


The Farmwworker Rights Division of Georgia Legal Services Program has launched a blog, GeorgiaFarmworkerRights.org, that tells the story of its work and mission. Check it out.

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Three Georgia Bar Members Named to National Pro Bono Task Force


Atlanta – The new Pro Bono Task Force announced this week by the Legal Services Corp. (LSC) Board of Directors includes three members of the State Bar of Georgia. Michael L. Monahan, pro bono director of the State Bar of … Continue reading

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I have called legal aid for help and they turned me down


You may be wondering why you can’t find a lawyer to help you with your legal problem. First, legal aid lawyers care about your legal problem. Second, whether this makes you feel better or not, you are not alone—by far—in … Continue reading

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Lawyers for the poor scarce in rural Georgia: More on the story


I have updated information on where in Georgia you may have difficulty finding a lawyer for the kind of civil legal problem you may have. If you can’t afford a lawyer, and need pro bono or “low bono’ help, you … Continue reading

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A reminder about the Georgia Supreme Court Extended Service Program Rule – a plus for pro bono


In December 2009, the Supreme Court of Georgia passed an order highly beneficial to pro bono and public interest law in Georgia. The December order created new Part XX of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Georgia and allows … Continue reading

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State Bar of Georgia seeks nominations for annual civil pro bono awards


On an annual basis, the State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee and the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project solicit nominations for the State Bar’s Pro Bono Awards. The pro bono awards recognize outstanding lawyers and lawyer-driven … Continue reading

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Richard Zorza blogs about Access to Justice


Richard Zorza amazes me.  He has a way of framing the discussion on access to lawyers, the courts, and legal information and advice that is at once fresh and informative- and challenging.  I love how he threads together stories.  I … Continue reading

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