Georgia Legal Services Program
Macon Regional Office
241 Third Street
Macon, Georgia 31201
(478) 751-6261 or
Fax: (478) 751-6581
Statewide TDD 1-800-255-0056
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Macon – The Macon staff focuses on preserving affordable housing, reducing poverty by helping clients retain or obtain financial benefits, keeping children in schools, and serving Spanish-speaking clients. Six attorneys and three paralegals serve 23 counties with more than 136,000 potentially eligible clients. Macon also houses the elder law project.
Ira Foster sworn in as President Elect of Macon Bar Association, GLSP board member honored
GLSP Education Specialist and Macon Managing Attorney Ira Foster was sworn in as president-elect of the Macon Bar Association at the May 16, 2014 Law Day Luncheon. A long-time member of the association, Foster has been active in Bar activities and has risen through the ranks of officers. As GLSP’s education specialist, Foster has dedicated his practice to helping keep kids “in the schoolhouse and out of the jail house.” For a profile of Foster, CLICK HERE.
Also at the 2014 Law Day Luncheon, Nancy Terrill, former GLSP Staff Attorney, was named 2014 Lawyer of the Year by the Macon Bar Association. Congratulations Nancy on a much deserved honor! (For a profile of Nancy Terrill, CLICK HERE)
The Lawyer of the Year Award is given to a lawyer considered to have a high professional sense of ethics and a reputation for good morals within the legal profession and the community. The nominee’s activities in civic and community enterprises during the preceding twelve months are the primary consideration in making a selection.
On Tuesday, May 13th, GLSP representatives co-sponsored and participated in the Heart of Georgia Altamaha 2014 Annual Elder Rights Consumer University. Pictured at left are Gail Thompson of Heart of GA Altamaha, Don Gay, of GA CARES, GLSP Senior Attorney, Tomieka Daniel, and GLSP Senior Paralegal, Mary Ann Fennell. — at Oconee Fall Line Technical College
Teens informed about avoiding dating violence
On April 3rd, GLSP Senior Attorney, Tomieka Daniel, spoke to Dublin High School Students about teen dating violence. Tomieka shared statistics and true stories to get their attention and then spoke with students about healthy v. unhealthy relationships. Ms. Daniel has presented Teen Dating Violence Programs to over 10,000 people over the past three years. Keep up the good work Tomieka!! — at Dublin High School.
Secrets & Stilettos: Saving Our Sisters
View a video of highlights of the 2013 domestic awareness event where more than 200 women and girls came together to discuss stopping and preventing violence against women.