Atlanta Bar Association Celebrating Service Luncheon and Pro Bono Fair

  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Atlanta Bar Association
  • Piedmont Driving Club
  • Awards and Recognition
  • Community Education/Outreach
  • Recruitment Event

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).
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
Event Details
Pro Bono Fair: 11:00 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
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