Victory for Standing with Our Neighbors

Published: January 30, 2017   |   No Comments  |  Read more

A Standing with Our Neighbors client met with AVLF, and her eye was horribly swollen and red. She was experiencing a range of adverse symptoms that twice sent her to the ER. Her children were also experiencing eye and breathing problems.

Board Member Spotlight: Tyler Wright

Published: December 19, 2016   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Tyler Wright is one of the Junior Board’s few non-attorneys (he’s a forensic accountant with IAG Forensics), and he serves as Secretary for the Board. We’re lucky to have him!

Michael Lucas on Pro Bono Happy Hour Podcast

Published: December 14, 2016   |   No Comments  |  Read more

On December 9, PBI talked to AVLF Deputy Director Michael Lucas about being a leader in the public interest community, providing the “best legal representation money can’t buy,” and trends in access to justice, including new, place-based initiatives designed to take pro bono services directly into the community.

AVLF Wins Nonprofit Moving the Needle Award

Published: December 13, 2016   |   No Comments  |  Read more

On Thursday, December 8, the Center for Civic Innovation held Atlanta’s second annual Civic Impact Awards. AVLF is the proud recipient of this year’s Moving the Needle award for our Standing with Our Neighbors initiative.

AVLF Receives Extra Wish

Published: December 12, 2016   |   No Comments  |  Read more

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s Extra Wish is a unique donor opportunity that provides monetary contributions for tangible goods – smaller items that don’t fit into a traditional funding stream – that contribute in a clear way to the success of nonprofit organizations and the people they serve.

One Volunteer’s Story: “I wanted to give her hope.”

Published: November 28, 2016   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Ha Pham has been volunteering at AVLF for the past several weeks. Not only has she been tremendously helpful to to Cole Thaler and the Saturday Lawyer Program, she’s made a huge impact on the lives of our clients – and she learned something about herself in the process.

Board Member Spotlight: Christin Camp Lumpkin

Published: November 28, 2016   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Quick snapshot: Christin Camp Lumpkin. I graduated from Samford University in 1997 with a BA in English Literature, and Vanderbilt Law School in 2000 where I served as the Senior Notes Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review. I started my career on the Corporate team at King & Spalding. After a little over five years at King & Spalding, I left to join the legal department at Global Payments Inc., which is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services.