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The Litigation Section and Truancy Intervention Project have
formed a pro bono partnership! The Litigation Section Board encourages
all of our section members to attend this valuable training session so they can
participate in this important project.
The Truancy Intervention Project serves children involved with the Fulton County Juvenile Court in pending truancy and educational neglect cases, as well as in early intervention cases in metro Atlanta elementary schools. Volunteers work with the children and their families to provide the necessary guidance and resources to help ensure their attendance and success in school.
Registration Fees: FREE for Atlanta Bar Members, $25 for Non-Members
Add $27.50 for 2.5 CLE including 1 Ethics, 1 Professionalism, 1 Trial Practice
Written materials: Seminar materials will be emailed to all registrants by download.
Advocating for the Truant Child Agenda
8:30 am - Registration
9:00 am - Welcome / Why TIP?
Adrian Wright, TIP GA, Volunteer Coordinator
9:05 am - How does TIP Work?
Tonya Malone, Programs Manager, TIP GA
9:30 am - Courtroom Procedures
Caren Cloud, Staff Attorney, TIP GA
10:30 am - Break
10:45 am - Role of the TIP Volunteer
Adwoa Awotwi, TIP GA Volunteer
11:00 am - Ethics Panel
Becky Hall, State Bar of Georgia