Feb
27
2017
Love Day 2017 at Thomasville Heights Elementary

Love Day 2017 at Thomasville Heights Elementary

Author: Katie King   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

When you think of February 14 do you think of…candy? Chocolate? Big red balloons and flowers? Whether you’re counting down the days or would prefer to not leave your covers, this date typically elicits strong emotions. But what if that’s because we’re thinking about it all wrong?

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Feb
22
2017

PurSHOEing Justice Welcoming Remarks

Author: Michael Lucas   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Good evening. My name is Michael Lucas and I have the privilege of being the Deputy Director of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation. Our Safe Families Office is the place where AVLF – through our volunteers – literally saves lives. By watching – and getting more involved in – the amazing work that we do in that program over my seven years at AVLF, I have learned a lot about intimate partner violence. I have learned that it touches everyone.

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Jan
30
2017

Don’t Miss PurSHOEing Justice!

Author: Carey Kersten   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

The Fourth Annual AVLF PurSHOEing Justice, which is presented by Esquire Deposition Solutions and benefits AVLF’s Safe Families Office, will feature a giant silent auction, exciting vendors, excellent food and drink, and a dynamic guest of honor.

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Nov
28
2016

Board Member Spotlight: Christin Camp Lumpkin

Author: Carey Kersten   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

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.

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Nov
16
2016

Meet the Staff: Standing with Our Neighbors

Author: Carey Kersten   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

  Ayanna Jones-Lightsy Staff Attorney, Standing with Our Neighbors Program Ayanna focuses on housing issues in the Thomasville Heights neighborhood of Atlanta. She obtained her B.A. in history from Clark Atlanta University, then worked in the field of education for the next four years. She attended Emory Law School and upon graduating worked for Georgia […]

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