Advocating For the Guests Who Feed Us
Advocating for the Guests Who Feed Us by Solimar Mercado-Spencer, Senior Staff Attorney, Farm Workers Rights Division Every year, farmers around the U.S. turn to the H-2A visa program to fill their farm labor needs. In 2018, Georgia had 32,364 H-2A positions certified by the U.S. Department of Labor, leading the nation as the state […]
Brunswick and Savannah Regional Offices Connect with Veterans.
Brunswick and Savannah Regional Offices Connect with Veterans. Congressman Buddy Carter hosted a Veterans Forum Monday at the Armstrong Center Ballroom, Georgia Southern University in Savannah. The purpose of the forum was to bring together providers of services to area veterans and to make veterans aware of services of which they may not have previously […]
Gainesville Managing Attorney, Wendy Glasbrenner, receives Judge J.R. Kenyon Award.
Gainesville Managing Attorney, Wendy Glasbrenner receives Judge A.R. Kenyon Award. Last week, our Gainesville-Athens Managing attorney Wendy Glasbrenner received the Judge A.R. Kenyon Award at the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association Law Day Luncheon. This prestigious award is given annually to a local lawyer whose career has exemplified professionalism, integrity, excellence in the profession and dedication to […]
Brunswick Staff Attorney, Elliott Gillooly, Protects Senior from Negligent Landlord
Brunswick Staff Attorney, Elliott Gillooly, Protects Senior from Negligent Landlord Client names and identifying information are changed to protect our client’s privacy. Sandra O’Connor is a senior citizen living in Southeast Georgia. Her total annual retirement income is around $20,000 a year. For years, she rented a mobile home for $400/month. The mobile home was […]
Savannah Staff Attorney Alison Slagowitz on Fair Housing Act Developments on LGBTQ Rights
Savannah Staff Attorney Alison Slagowitz writes about Fair Housing Act Developments Supporting LBGTQ Rights This article was originally published in the Federal Bar Association’s “OUTside Influence” Spring 2019 Newsletter. To see the original piece and citations, click here. Seven days after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil […]
Board Member Spotlight: Rev. Terence Dicks receives 2019 Liberty Bell Award.
Board Member Rev. Terence Dicks was awarded the 2019 Liberty Bell Award at the Augusta Bar Association Law Day Banquet
Karen Geiger’s top 5 cover letter tips for public interest law.
Your cover letter is your first chance to show your potential employer that you are a compelling and talented writer. Use it to your advantage! Highlight the aspects of your resume that show your commitment to public interest work over time. If you have not had public service internships, jobs, or law school activities, be […]
Franchesca Montelaro gives life to clients on the Public Benefits Hotline.
Fran believes in giving life to her clients.
Homero Leon fights for racial justice in Terrell County.
Specialist Attorney, Homero Leon, fights for racial justice in Terrell County. In world where, with the tap of your finger, you can order anything you desire to arrive at your doorstep in a matter of minutes, it might surprise you to learn that a community in South Georgia continues to live without paved roads. In […]