The Atlanta Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) program has served the public since 1955. Last year alone, the LRIS staff referred over 14,000 citizens to qualified attorneys who reflect legal professionalism, integrity and a commitment to public service. Laurie Robbins has been a trustee of the Board since 2013, and regularly attends meetings. She was recently appointed Vice Chair for 2015-2016.
Since the inception of the percentage fee program in September 2004, LRIS attorneys’ have generate over $13,000,000 in fees, closed over 6,000 cases, and have consulted with thousands of Atlanta citizens.
The Atlanta Bar has many community activities including Minority and Diversity Clerkship Program which we support.
Since 1985, the Atlanta Bar Association has sponsored the Minority Clerkship Program (recently expanded as the Minority and Diversity Clerkship Program) with the assistance and cooperation of Atlanta law firms and the law schools at Emory University, University of Georgia, Georgia State University, John Marshall, and Mercer University.
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