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Cobb County Staff Attorney

The Atlanta Legal Aid Society seeks a staff attorney to work in its Cobb office.  The office is a branch of Atlanta Legal Aid and is housed in downtown Marietta, within walking distance to the courthouse.  The staff is comprised…

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COBB COUNTY PART-TIME INTAKE RECEPTIONIST

The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. seeks a part-time Intake Receptionist to work in its Cobb County Office.   The office is a branch of Atlanta Legal Aid and is housed in downtown Marietta, within walking distance to the courthouse. …

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Olmstead at 20: Promises Kept, Promises Unfulfilled

Story by Robin McDonald. Photographs by Robin Rayne.   Olmstead v. L.C. and E.W.: The landmark Supreme Court ruling heralded as the the disability community’s Brown v. Board of Education turns 20. ************************************************* Whenever family was at stake, Nafeesah Shaheed…

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Part-time Litigation Paralegal

Position Announcement  Part-time Litigation Paralegal November 25, 2019 The Atlanta Legal Aid Society seeks a part-time (80 percent) litigation paralegal to work in its Fulton County Domestic Relations Unit, assisting low-income persons in a variety of civil legal problems. The…

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Part-time Kinship Care Intake Receptionist

Position Announcement Part-time Kinship Care Intake Receptionist November 25, 2019  The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. seeks seeks a part-time (80%) Intake Receptionist to work for its Kinship Care Project which is housed in its Atlanta Downtown Office. The Kinship…

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The People of Herring Road

When we invited Ms. Juanita Winfield to participate in our Humans of Legal Aid project, it wasn’t long before we had a whole crew of subjects to interview: the people of Herring Road. On the phone that first day, Ms.…

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2020 Spring & Summer Internships

Atlanta Legal Aid Society works to remove barriers to justice so that everyone can receive quality legal care, regardless of income. Through our 75 attorneys on staff, our self-help tools, and our pro bono program, we help our clients deal…

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What is a civil case?

Did you know? In the U.S., people are not legally entitled to a lawyer in civil (non-criminal) cases, no matter how dire the situation. That means that with cases concerning domestic violence, eviction, public benefits, and adoption proceedings (among others),…

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