GLSP Silent Auction 2015

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3rd Annual

GLSP Silent Auction

Stone Mountain’s Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort

Stone Mountain, GA

June 18-21, 2015

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to bid on a variety of wonderful new and unused items for you and your family!  Proceeds will support GLSP’s mission to provide civil legal services to persons with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty in 154 of Georgia’s 159 counties.

If you have a hobby that you’re excited about, here’s your chance to showcase your artwork, photography, floral designs, paintings, illustrations, hand-crafted jewelry, pottery, crocheted or knitted items, and more.  Please send in your donation item with a completed donation form by June 1, 2015 to GLSP, Attn: Silent Auction, 104 Marietta Street, Suite 250, Atlanta GA 30303!  Please contact the Development Office at 404-206-5175 about volunteer opportunities.  Thanks for your support!

Artwork

Jewelry

Gift Baskets

Restaurant Gift Cards/Certificates

Floral Arrangements

Frequent Flyer Miles

Books

Paintings

Photography

Vacation Homes

Hotel Stays

Fashion Accessories

Spa Packages

Tickets to Amusement Parks, Museums, Zoos

Stuffed Animals

Toys

Excursions

And More!

Find the donation form here…

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Honoring Phil Bond

Phil Bond, Senior Staff Attorney and former Managing Attorney of our Macon office, has been chosen by Mercer Law School as this year’s Outstanding Alumnus. The Alumni Board unanimously agreed that his commitment to his work, his clients, and the pursuit of public service made him an ideal candidate for this award. Phil has been with GLSP for 31 years.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Access to Justice: The Rural Lawyer Gap

Six counties in Georgia have no lawyers. Another 56 counties have 15 or fewer members of the bar. Georgia’s chief justice and state bar president say it’s a crisis for the legal system. The Daily Report went to South Georgia, home to all six lawyerless counties, to find out how law is practiced in a land without lawyers—and what some say should be done about it

Read more

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New York Times highlights GLSP school-discipline case

The New York Times carried a front page story Dec. 11, 2014, about an African-American  Henry County girl harshly disciplined for writing one word on a locker, “Hi,” while the white child involved in the incident received a lesser punishment, though her actions were more destructive. GLSP attorney Mike Tafelski is pictured and quoted.

CLICK HERE to read the entire article.

Mike Tafelski was also interviewed on NPR’s “The Takeaway” on Dec. 12, 2014.

To listen to that radio program, CLICK HERE.

And, Mike Tafelski was interviewed on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “On Second Thought” on Dec. 15, 2014.

To listen to that radio program, CLICK HERE

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