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Managing Attorney – Cobb County Office

The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. seeks a Managing Attorney for its Cobb County office. The office is a branch of Atlanta Legal Aid, a 75-lawyer non-profit law firm for low income persons with civil legal problems in the 5-country…

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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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Human Resources Generalist

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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Interview with a Legal Aid Lawyer

  Jacki Payne has been an Atlanta Legal Aid Lawyer for over 30 years and has dedicated her life's work to poverty law and standing in solidarity with her clients to help them achieve the best outcomes possible. Jacki, who…

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How Relative Adoptions Help Children

  According to the report by Generations United, “for every child in foster care, 20 are being raised by a family member”1. This reportedly saves taxpayers around $4 billion a year 2. The financial benefit is no small matter, but…

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