Tag Archives: Law Practice

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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New online legal resources – from your ever-helpful friends at Technola


Technola has compiled a list of very useful online legal resources.  Check out “Recently Released Legal Resources.”

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All good things… A blog article from Law21.ca


“Eighty percent of the poor in the United States are unable to afford a lawyer or find pro bono help for their civil legal problems, according to the American Bar Association.” Continue reading

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“Lawyers a luxury in rural Georgia”- a front page story from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Most Georgians might think there are too many lawyers, but anyone– especially middle or low-income– with a legal problem outside Atlanta knows better. Not that Georgia is in short supply of lawyers. There are more than 28,200 of them actively … Continue reading

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The challenge of pro bono in rural areas


Filling the gap in areas where there are few or no lawyers… The State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project is a joint project of the Bar and Georgia Legal Services Program.  While the Pro Bono Project provides support and … 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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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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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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Put the Equal Justice Works Career Fair on your radar screen


The Equal Justice Works Annual Career Fair & Conference is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25 at The Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.   Student registration opens August 31st. The Equal Justice Works 2010 Fellowship application period is … Continue reading

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Trial Advocacy Seminar to benefit public interest lawyers


The Georgia Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project will sponsor a two-day seminar, “Trial Advocacy for Public Interest Lawyers” on September 15th and 16th at the State Bar of … Continue reading

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