One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Each year, AVLF assists more than 1,500 survivors of intimate partner violence and stalking. PurSHOEing Justice is a fundraiser designed to recognize the legal issues facing domestic violence victims and the volunteers and programs who help them. For more information, visit http://purshoeingjustice.org/.
In partnership with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, each first Thursday in June AVLF hosts a tasting of craft beers, frozen pints and a celebrity barbeque cook-off. For more information, visit http://beertastingevent.org/.
Guardian ad Litem Benefit
Each August, Warner, Bates, McGough, McGinnis & Portnoy, the metropolitan area’s largest family law firm, hosts a party at its law office to raise funds for AVLF’s Guardian ad Litem Program. For more information, visit http://galbenefit.org/.
On the first Thursday in November, the Atlanta legal community kicks off the holiday season with the AVLF Winetasting. More than 1,000 lawyers and other friends of the Foundation celebrate lawyers’ commitment to pro bono service with a party that features exceptional wines and great food. The location of the Winetasting varies each year: in 2013, the Winetasting was held at the High Museum, and in 2014, the Winetasting took place at the World of Coca-Cola. In 2015, the 24th Annual Winetasting was held at the Georgia State University College of Law’s new building. For more information, visit http://avlfwinetasting.org/.