Current Partnerships

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF):
    • AVLF Domestic Violence Project: Students may assist attorneys in the Safe and Stable Families Project with case management, communicating with clients, conducting client surveys, and completing legal research on behalf of victims seeking safety from intimate partner violence, child abuse, or elder abuse in Fulton County. Volunteer here>>
    • AVLF Safe and Stable Homes Project: Under the supervision of an AVLF attorney, students may assist with client intake, interviews, or legal research regarding eviction defense and housing conditions litigation. Volunteer here>>
    • AVLF Saturday Lawyer Program: Students spend Saturday morning assisting an AVLF or volunteer lawyer with promoting safe and habitable housing and ensuring return of security deposits, resolving other landlord-tenant disputes, such as illegal evictions or damage to tenants’ property caused by landlords, or securing unpaid wages. Volunteer here>>
  • Fulton County Eviction Answer Clinic: Students work with pro bono attorneys from Lawyers for Equal Justice and Atlanta law firms to assist clients in preparing to file an answer to a dispossessory warrant or eviction notice. Volunteer here>>
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society:
    • Domestic Violence Relations Unit: Under the supervision of an attorney, students may assist pro se parties with completing pro se form pleadings available in the Fulton Family Law Information Center. Volunteer here>>
    • Enhanced Services Unit: Under the supervision of an attorney, students may assist clients (mostly seniors and relative caregivers) with completing estate-planning questionnaires by making phone calls, speaking with clients about estate planning needs, and gathering information to complete the questionnaire. Students may also assist in drafting simple estate plans and working with clients to execute advance directives of financial power of attorney documents. Volunteer here>>
    • Health Law Unit: Under the supervision of an attorney, students may assist with estate planning to clients living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, cancer, and ALS. Completion of an Estate Planning Questionnaire is required to draft a client’s last will and testament, advance directive for health care, power of attorney, and guardianship documentation. Students may have the opportunity to interview clients in person and over the phone to complete the questionnaire. Volunteer here>>
    • Domestic Relations/Kinship Care Unit: Under the supervision of an attorney, students may assist with intake for clients seeking representation from the Domestic Relations or Kinship Care Units. Students will call clients to gather necessary information about eligibility for services and client legal needs. Volunteer here>>

    Pro Bono Program 

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