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Score CLE Credit and Discover New Pro Bono Organizations.
Need CLE credit hours before the March 31 deadline? We've got you covered with a jam-packed month of CLE events. Learn more about local pro bono organizations and how to get involved while earning CLE hours, including Ethics and Professionalism credits. See the March Madness schedule of events listed below to register and learn more!


Register for three Pro Bono March Madness CLE Programs and save $20! (must use registration form when registering for multiple CLE events)


Click here to download the registration form. 





March 1, 2018

The Intersection of Housing and Domestic Violence, 2.75 CLE hours

Presented by: AVLF


This CLE will examine the many housing challenges facing domestic violence survivors in Georgia, and will explore options for legal advocacy.

Register Online


March 5, 2018

Wills and Advance Directives for Low-Income Clients, 2.5 CLE hours, including 1 Professionalism

Presented by: Health Law Unit of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society


Join the Health Law Unit to learn how you can help cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and other low-income clients with serious illness with simple wills and advance directives. 

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March 6, 2018

Education Advocacy for Children in Care: Student Tribunal Hearing Training3 CLE hours

Presented by: Georgia Appleseed


This CLE trains attorneys to represent students who are facing public school disciplinary hearings.  Under Georgia law, K-12 public school students faced with proposed out of school suspension of more than ten days or with expulsion, are entitled to dispute the proposed disciplinary action at an administrative hearing often referred to as a 'tribunal.'

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March 7, 2018

Employment Law for Nonprofits, 3.75 CLE hours, including 1 Professionalism hour

Presented by: Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta & Atlanta Bar Association Labor & Employment Section


This seminar will help attorneys prepare for volunteer opportunities with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta to help nonprofits with the proper classification of employees under the FLSA; how to advise nonprofits working with non-exempt employees; and the use of other types of workers in the nonprofit work environment, including independent contractors, volunteers and interns.

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March 9, 2018

Advocating for the Truant Child, 3 CLE hours

Presented by: Truancy Intervention Project (TIP)


As a partnership between the Fulton County Juvenile Court, Fulton County School System, Atlanta Public Schools, TIP, and the Atlanta Bar Foundation, the Project provides volunteer attorney and non-attorney partners to children who are involved with the juvenile court system due to excessive absences from school. 

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March 13, 2018

Fundamentals of Fundraising for 501(c)(3) Nonprofits, 3.5 CLE hours, including 1 Professionalism

Presented by: Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta and the Atlanta Bar Association Tax Law Section


This CLE (which is designed for all lawyers, not just tax lawyers) will provide an overview of §501(c)(3) organizations, an explanation of charitable solicitation registration and compliance in Georgia, a detailed overview of unrelated business taxable income and an explanation regarding its importance, an overview of Georgia sales tax and §501(c)(3) organizations, and a panel discussion addressing various specific fundraising models. 

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March 15, 2018

Education Advocacy for Children with Special Needs, 3.5 CLE hours

Presented by: Georgia State University College of Law and HeLP


This CLE session will present the nuts and bolts of special education law and provide a step-by-step reference guide to equip all attorneys with the information needed to advocate for students with special needs.

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March 16, 2018

Fundamentals for Guardians Ad Litem, 5.25 CLE hours

Presented by: Dekalb Volunteer Lawyers 


This training will outline the role of a Guardian ad Litem and explore the common, and often complex, issues Guardians face.

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March 19, 2018

Immigration Remedies for Children and Families, 3.5 CLE hours

Presented by: KIND/ Immigration Services of Catholic Charities


This presentation will primarily cover the immigration forms of relief for children and their families, with a special focus on Special Immigrant Juvenile visas and obtaining the necessary Juvenile Court order in Georgia. 

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March 21, 2018

Best Practices for Your Pro Bono Practice, 3 CLE hours, including 1 Professionalism and 1 Ethics hours

Presented by: Lawyers for Equal Justice


This session will cover common frustrations and pitfalls with low-income clients and provide concrete strategies for addressing these challenges.  In addition, experienced practitioners will discuss how to effectively integrate pro bono work into your practice.

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Unlocking Heirs Property in Georgia, 3.5 CLE hours

Presented by: Georgia Heirs Property Law Center


The Unlocking Heirs Property in Georgia seminar will provide both urban and rural practitioners with information about Georgia title standards and intestacy laws as well as tools to protect and preserve low to moderate-income landowners’ property, including instruction on probate administration, quiet title actions, partition actions, and tenancy agreements. The seminar will also address how heirs property can be prevented through thoughtful estate planning.

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March 22, 2018

Representing Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in Civil Temporary Protective Order Hearings

 3.5 CLE hours

Presented by: AVLF


This CLE program will equip you with the necessary tools and confidence to provide legal assistance and representation to survivors of intimate partner violence and stalking in 12-Month Protective Order hearings. Training topics will include the dynamics of domestic violence, an overview of applicable state and federal law, and the process and logistics of obtaining a TPO in Fulton County.

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March 27, 2018

The Ghost of Tech Flats: Renters' Rights in a Changing City, 2.75 CLE hours

Presented by: AVLF


Part history lesson, part legal skills-building training, this CLE will equip attorneys to represent tenants in non-repair cases and eviction disputes with the goal of avoiding involuntary displacement.

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Adversary Proceeding & Reaffirmation Project Training, 4 CLE hours, including 1 Professionalism and 1 Trial Practice hours

Presented by: Atlanta Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section


This CLE program provides an overview of bankruptcy court jurisdiction, rules of procedure applicable in adversary proceedings and substantive issues typically arising in adversary proceedings in individual bankruptcy cases, and how to provide legal counsel to unrepresented debtors seeking to enter into reaffirmation agreements.

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March 28, 2018

Asylum and Victims of Violence Training I, 3 CLE hours

Presented by: GAIN

Training includes information on affirmative asylum, defensive asylum, and immigration court practice and procedure. 

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Asylum and Victims of Violence Training II, 2.75 CLE hours

Presented by: GAIN

Training includes information on the legal remedies available, how to prepare and file petitions with USCIS, and how to work with potential clients in a victim-centered and culturally-sensitive manner.

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