Bankruptcy Clinic

Atlanta Legal Aid is proud to partner with the United States Bankruptcy Court and Georgia State University College of Law to provide assistance to pro se bankruptcy litigants on a monthly basis.  Clients are not represented but involved in or will soon be involved in bankruptcy proceedings pending in federal court.  Attorneys and law students are needed to screen and advise clients.

Time Commitment: 2 Hours

Frequency: Monthly

Location: Fulton County

Project for: Attorneys, Law Students, Paralegals

Sign up to volunteer here: Bankruptcy Clinic

Cobb County Probate Clinic

The Cobb County Probate Clinic is sponsored by Cobb Justice Foundation, a project of Cobb Legal Aid, a division of Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. Attorneys at the Probate Clinic advise about decedent’s estate cases and adult guardianship cases. Volunteer attorneys review each particular situation and advise clients about which action to file and which forms to use in Cobb Probate Court. The Clinic serves individuals by appointment via an online registration service.

Time Commitment: 2 Hours

Frequency: Biweekly

Location: Cobb County

Project for: Attorneys

To volunteer contact Cathy Waddell at cwaddell@atlantalegalaid.org

Fulton County Family Law Information Center Clinic

The Family Law Information Center (FLIC) was developed to assist people who wish to represent themselves in domestic legal matters or educate themselves about domestic issues. Anyone may come to FLIC to obtain legal forms or information on a variety of issues, including: paternity establishment, legitimation, custody, visitation, child support, annulment and divorce. Law students and attorneys with less than three years of family law experience are welcome to assist clients at self-help tables along with an Atlanta Legal Aid attorney.

Time Commitment: 2.5 hour shifts

Frequency: Daily (On week days)

Location: Fulton County

Project for: Attorneys, Law Students, Paralegals

To volunteer contact Whitney Stone at wstone@atlantalegalaid.org

Grace United Methodist Church Women's Legal Clinic

Atlanta Legal Aid partners with Grace United Methodist Church and Women's Action Ministry to host a legal clinic for low income Metro Atlanta residents. Clients meet with a volunteer to complete a legal needs assessment check up for follow up by Atlanta Legal Aid on a variety of legal topics.  Volunteers do not need expertise in any area to complete the intake/legal check up.  In addition, clients are able to raise their housing, estate planning (advance directive or power of attorney), consumer law, or family law matter with an attorney for a 30 minute free legal consultation.   We need both experts in subject matters and general volunteers for intake.

Time Commitment: 2 hours

Frequency: Quarterly

Location: Fulton County

Project for: Attorneys, Law Students, Paralegals

To volunteer contact Whitney Stone at wstone@atlantalegalaid.org

DeKalb County Landlord Tenant Clinic

Local tenants and landlords can come learn about the eviction process, including an overview of Georgia law, court procedures, and other tips.  The presentation will be followed by a chance for tenants who qualify for Legal Aid's services to meet with an attorney for a short consultation, including how to file an answer, on a first come, first served basis.

Time Commitment: 3 hours

Frequency: Monthly

Location: DeKalb County

Project for: Attorneys

To volunteer contact Whitney Stone at wstone@atlantalegalaid.org

Gwinnett County Probate Clinic

Attention Probate and Estate attorneys!! Join the Gwinnett Pro Bono Project and the Gwinnett County Probate Court for our monthly Probate clinic the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 1:00-4:30 p.m. Provide one-on-one advice and information to local residents on probate and estate matters, while networking with other probate attorneys and the court.  Remember, clinics count towards your state bar pro bono requirement AND towards free CLEs and other benefits from the Gwinnett Pro Bono Project.  

Time Commitment: 3 hours

Frequency: Monthly

Location: Gwinnett County

Project for: Attorneys

Sign up to volunteer here: Gwinnett Probate Clinic

Gwinnett County Consumer Clinic

Calling all consumer attorneys and attorneys willing to help consumers!  Please join the Gwinnett Pro Bono Project in a monthly clinic advising pro se consumers of their rights and defenses in lawsuits (or the lack thereof) and helping people navigate Magistrate Court and basic State Court debt collection cases.  No prior knowledge of collections or consumer debt needed; we will train you.  Sign up for 3 clinics and get free CLEs from the Pro Bono Project!

Time Commitment: 3 hours

Frequency: Monthly

Location: Gwinnett County

Project for: Attorneys

Sign up to volunteer here: Gwinnett Probate Clinic

Gwinnett Family Law Information Class & Clinic

The Gwinnett Pro Bono Project teams up with local Gwinnett attorneys for an informative class explaining the basic procedures for filing a family law action, responding, and navigating through the courts.  Classes are held twice per month, one Wednesday afternoon and one Monday evening. The Clinic offers free forms and brief attorney consultations for low-income clients on Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 1pm and 5pm.

Time Commitment: 3 hours

Frequency: Biweekly

Location: Gwinnett County

Project for: Attorneys

Sign up to volunteer here: Gwinnett Family Law Clinic