State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee (SBGATJC)

The State Bar of Georgia Access to Justice Committee is charged with supporting the civil legal aid and pro bono community in Georgia.
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Primary geographic focus: Georgia
Organization type(s): ATJ Initiative
Acronym or short name: SBGATJC
Tags: Access to Justice Commissions

This standing committee shall consider and make recommendations to the Board of Governors on: (1) promoting the growth of pro bono service to the poor by members of the State Bar; (2) operation of the Bar’s efforts to facilitate the participation of Georgia’s lawyers in the delivery of pro bono services through the Pro Bono Project; and (3) how best to give appropriate recognition to Georgia lawyers whose pro bono efforts inspire the members of the legal profession.

It shall also promote the establishment and efficient maintenance of legal aid organizations equipped to provide free legal services to those unable to pay for such service. It shall study the administration of justice as it affects persons in low income groups, and shall study and report on methods of making legal service more readily available to persons of moderate means, and shall encourage and assist local Bar associations in accomplishing this purpose.

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