Atlanta Bar Association Community Programs

Community projects provide learning opportunities to aspiring lawyers and also supply charitable services to our community. If you are interested in volunteering for one of our community programs, please contact Mariana Pannell.

Atlanta Santa: Comprised of attorneys and judges who bring Santa and his elves to children in hospitals, DFACS, women’s shelters and other community based organizations.
Chair: Hon. T. Jackson Bedford Jr.


A Courthouse Line: A theatrical production showcasing attorneys and judges which benefits programs of the Atlanta Bar Foundation.
Chair: Cathy O’Neil

Legal Runaround: An annual 5K race/walk fundraiser benefiting the Atlanta Bar Foundation’s Police Scholarship Fund.
Chair: Louis R. Cohan

Minority & Diversity Clerkship: Offers law firm clerkships for minority and diverse 1L students attending the five accredited Georgia law schools. Applications will be available through the career services department in mid-January.
Chairs: Charles T. Lester, W. Seaborn Jones, G. Wayne Hillis and Curtis J. Martin II

Secret Santa: Collects donations to distribute to children in the DFACS system during the holiday season.
Chair: Dale M. Schwartz

Summer Law Internship Program:
Provides high school students with an opportunities for paid internships with Atlanta area law firms, corporations, pro bono organizations and courts. For more information please visit:
Chairs: S. Wade Malone, Nekia Hackworth Jones and Natasha Perdew Silas


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