Monthly Archives: July 2009

Georgia Supreme Court Commission begins series of civil justice round tables

On the heels of the release of the Georgia Legal Needs Study, the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Civil Justice will take to the road to engage local communities in a discussion about access to the courts. Beginning on July … Continue reading

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Practice Alert: Hearings responsibility for longterm care and healthcare facilities changes

Effective July 1, 2009, the Georgia Department of Community Health took over the licensing and regulation of all long term care and healthcare facilities and formed the new Healthcare Facility Regulation Division in the Department of Community Health. DHR, now … Continue reading

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From TECHNOLA… Free legal research for lawyers with pro bono cases

Read the story here: West Supports Lawyers Providing Free Legal Services (Posted on June 29, 2009 by Kate Bladow), then spend some time browsing through the wonder that is Technola.

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Disaster legal services webinars on the horizon

The State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project, the Georgia Legal Services Program and the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division will broadcast disaster law trainings in August and September. The 1-hour CLE-accredited webcasts will be free to Georgia … Continue reading

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Georgia pro bono coordinator training set for August

The State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project will host a 2-day training for Georgia pro bono program staff on August 27-28 in Savannah, Georgia. The training will be held at the new State Bar Coastal Office on Bay Street. … Continue reading

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Time for pro bono programs to merge?

With dwindling IOLTA and other foundation funding, pro bono programs might consider closer collaborations or mergers. Imagine the possibilities offered by blending the strengths of individual programs into larger, regional operations: database and technology, project development, networking and other assets … Continue reading

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