Tag Archives: Military & Veterans

Make a Difference This Veterans Day


As Veterans Day approaches, you can take some simple steps to make a difference in the life of a service member or veteran. As a lawyer, you have the keys to the court house.  You can fly the flag and … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Deliver Pro Bono Services


If you’ve read my blog, you know I am a proponent of using technology to increase access to justice. The current ABA Journal highlights in brief a useful way to employ technology in service of pro bono. The ABA Journal … 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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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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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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State Bar of GA Annual Meeting Pro Bono Activities


If you are attending the State Bar of Georgia’s Annual Meeting next week, please check the agenda for the meeting’s pro bono activities. First, once you finish at the meeting’s registration desk, come by the State Bar of GA Pro … Continue reading

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Military & Veterans Legal Project Webinars Continue


The State Bar of Georgia Veterans and Servicemembers Legal Assistance Project Home Front addresses the legal needs of veterans and servicemembers. The Home Front is staffed by the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project, a Georgia Legal Services Program … Continue reading

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State Bar of Georgia schedules 2nd webinar for veterans & military advocates


The State Bar of Georgia Veterans & Military Pro Bono Committee and the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project announce the second webinar in a series that provides support and training to lawyers assisting veterans and servicemembers.  The upcoming … Continue reading

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Georgia Legal Services Program- Savannah hosts successful DV seminar


The Savannah Regional Office of Georgia Legal Services Program presented a seminar on March 6th.   160 military commanders, officers, enlisted people, JAG staff, Community Advocacy staff, and local shelter staff attended the training on family violence and protective orders.  … Continue reading

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Veterans disability claims process webinar serves 68 lawyers


The State Bar of Georgia Veterans and Military Pro Bono Committee and the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project held their first webinar in a series today.  This afternoon’s 1-hour webinar, called “Veterans Disability Claims 101“, was attended by … Continue reading

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