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Please Join Us for the 7th Annual Celebratating Service Luncheon and Pro Bono fair! This is a must-attend event! A pro bono fair with representatives of at least 22 organizations available to talk about their programs and their need for volunteers will precede the luncheon.

10/17/2014
When: 10/17/2014
11:15 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: Piedmont Driving Club
1215 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30309
United States
Contact: Denisha Wise
(404) 521-0781


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Please Join Us for the 7th Annual Celebrating 

Service Luncheon and Pro Bono fair!


This is a must-attend event!  A pro bono fair with representatives of at least 22 organizations available to talk about their programs and their need for volunteers will precede the luncheon.

 

Guest Speaker: MacArthur Genius Award Winner Jonathan Rapping
Associate Professor, John Marshall Law School
Founder, Gideon's Promise


Gideon's Promise provides coaching, training and professional development to public defenders in numerous states, including Georgia. The organization was the recent subject of the acclaimed HBO Documentary, Gideon's Army

Since 2007, Rapping has also been an associate professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, where he serves as the founding director of the Honors Program in Criminal Justice. He is currently on sabbatical from his position at John Marshall to serve as the director of Strategic Planning and Organizational Development for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender (OPD). Read More

 

Community Service Award Presented to:
Nekia Hackworth Jones
United States Attorney’s Office

Public Service Award Presented to: 
The Honorable Cynthia D. Wright
Superior Court of Fulton County

Pro Bono Award Presented to:
the Atlanta Bar Association Elder Law Section

 

Rita A. Sheffey Public Interest Award

Lisa Liang

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. 


 

 

Event Details 

Pro Bono Fair: 11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Luncheon and Program: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

 

Event Fees
$50 for members and lawyers with public service organizations
$80 for non-members

Reserved Tables
Reserved tables of 10 can be purchased in advance for $600. Please provide attendee names for your reserved table(s) in advance. All attendees listed will be registered for the event. 

Non-members must register and reserve tables via the registration form
.


Invited Pro Bono Organizations


American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia
Asian American Legal Advocacy Center
Atlanta Bar Public Interest Section
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
Catholic Charities of Atlanta
Georgia Advocacy Office
Georgia Appleseed
Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network
Georgia Innocence Project
Georgia Justice Project
Georgia Law Center for the Homeless
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc.

Gideon's Promise
GreenLaw
GSU College of Law Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic
GSU FINRA Arbitration Clinic
Health Law Partnership
Lambda Legal
Latin American Association
Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
Southern Center for Human Rights
Southern Poverty Law Center
State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono Project
State Bar Veterans Project
Truancy Intervention Project
Veterans Legal Clinic

 


Official Community Partners of the Atlanta Bar Association


Everybody Wins!
Atlanta’s Table, Atlanta Community Food Bank 
Service Juris

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