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Cobb Justice Attorneys Provide Free Probate Advice
Legal Aid of Cobb County and the Cobb County Bar Assocation's Elder Law Section are offering a *free* walk-in clinic for anyone needing help with Probate issues in Cobb County. The clinic is held on the second Wednesday of each month on the second floor of Building D, above Probate Court. Lawyers are available on a first-come, first-served basis to advise members of the public about settling loved ones' estates in Cobb County. If you have questions about how to handle your loved one's affairs after they've passed away, this Clinic can help. Questions? Call Legal Aid of Cobb County at (770) 528-2565. This clinic is open to everyone, regardless of income level.
Cobb Justice Honors Volunteer at Cobb Bar Law Day Awards
Scott M. Halperin was named the Richard L. Moore Volunteer of the Year for the 2011-2012 Bar year. The Cobb County criminal defense attorney received the award in recognition of his dedication to the Family Violence Project. Mr. Halperin has handled countless family violence protective orders pro bono on behalf of victims of domestic violence and stalking. Thank you to him and all our volunteers. Want to learn more about how you can help? E-mail us!
THANK YOU to our Front Runners! These are the dedicated donors and volunteers who joined or renewed before January 15.
Law Firm Projects:
Bryan Cave LLP
Dow Lohnes PLLC
Freeman, Mathis & Gary, LLP
Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele LLP
Alvin S. Albert
The Hon. Adele P. Grubbs
Scott M. Halperin
Allen R. Hirons
John D. Hopkins
The Hon. Conley Ingram
J. Scott Jacobson
Jennifer N. Johnson
Daryl L. Kidd
The Hon. Kenneth O. Nix
G. Cleveland Payne III
J. Lynn Rainey
Joel I. Rosenblatt
Robert F. Schnatmeier, Jr.
Lesia Miller Schnur
W. Allen Separk
John L. Skelton, Jr.
The Hon. Juanita Stedman
Martin E. Valbuena
First Landmark Bank
Thank you to everyone who attended our Eviction CLE in February and our Family Violence TPO CLE in March. Interested in these or other training opportunities? Watch this page or Like us on Facebook to stay in the loop! CLE credit is always free for our volunteers!
PRO BONO RESOURCES AVAILABLE ONLINE. The State Bar Pro Bono Project provides a free resources for pro bono lawyers online. At GeorgiaAdvocates.org, programs like Cobb Justice are able to provide training materials, sample pleadings, and forms for volunteers. You can also access materials and training from nearly any civil practice area for your pro bono work, courtesy the dozens of pro bono projects statewide. You do need to register for free at the Georgia Advocates website to access the materials.
TPO REFERRAL PROJECT. We are assisting dozens of victims of domestic violences every month. We can't do it without YOUR help! We need attorneys each and every Tuesday. Training materials are available at GeorgiaAdvocates.org. Click here to access the materials.
EVICTION DEFENSE PROJECT. We recently hosted our annual Eviction Defense CLE, and are referring tenants with valid legal defenses and counterclaims to volunteer attorneys every month. Training materials are available at GeorgiaAdvocates.org. Click here to access the materials.
To join our efforts, call Sarah Cipperly at (770) 817-5543, or to contact us by e-mail, click here.
For a Membership Form, click HERE.