Atlanta, Georgia- The State Bar of Georgia General Practice and Trial Law Section is hosting an “Ask-a-Lawyer” day in 12 locations in Georgia on Thursday, May 20, 2010.
The free advice clinic program is aimed at providing help to local low-income families and seniors. The General Practice and Trial Law Section is partnering with the State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project and Georgia Legal Services Program in hosting the event.
The free advice clinics will be held in Albany, Augusta, Brunswick, Columbus, Dalton, Douglasville, Gainesville, Macon, Rome, Savannah, Valdosta and Waycross
Dozens of lawyers from the State Bar section will volunteer their time to provide free consultations in the areas of Consumer Law, Wills and Powers of Attorney, and Family Law.
To learn more, contact your local office of Georgia Legal Services Program.
The State Bar of Georgia, with offices in Atlanta, Savannah and Tifton, was established in 1964 by Georgia’s Supreme Court as the successor to the voluntary Georgia Bar Association, founded in 1884. All lawyers licensed to practice in Georgia belong to the State Bar. Its more than 42,000 members work together to strengthen the constitutional promise of justice for all, promote principles of duty and public service among Georgia’s lawyers, and administer a strict code of legal ethics.