State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division
Thank you so much in your interest in volunteering with the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia's First Responders Wills Clinic!
We are seeking the following volunteer types:
- Attorney volunteers with estate planning experience;
- Attorney volunteers without estate planning experience;
- Attorney volunteers who are willing to serve as notaries;
- Non-attorney volunteers (including law students) to serve as witnesses; and
- Non-attorney volunteers (including law students) to serve as notaries.
The First Responders Wills Clinic is a pro bono service project available to first responders throughout Georgia. The Clinic offers free legal service provided by attorney volunteers who will assist in the preparation and execution of basic estate planning documents. The documents offered by the Clinic include a Last Will & Testament, a Financial Power of Attorney, and an Advance Health Care Directive.
TRAINING REGARDING BASIC ESTATE PLANNING WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL ATTORNEY VOLUNTEERS.
*Not quite a lawyer, yet? Notary Publics and witnesses are also greatly appreciated!
*Are you an attorney AND a notary public? We'd appreciate it if you'd bring your notary seal if you are willing to notarize documents.
To date, the YLD First Responders Wills Clinic has served 620 first responders and their spouses who have received 1,860 estate planning documents for a pro bono value of over $310,000. Over 275 volunteer attorneys have participated, providing over 2,500 pro bono hours for Georgia’s first responders.
NEXT WILLS CLINIC: MARCH 14, 2020 at Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
The next Wills Clinic event will be held in Macon, Georgia on Saturday, March 14, 2020 to benefit all local first responders. The First Responders Will Clinic will take place at the Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, located at 1021 Georgia Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT FOR THIS GREAT CAUSE!
For more information, please feel free to contact:
MANDY MOYER or AMBER CRAWFORD at [email protected]
8:00am - 12:30am EST
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
1021 Georgia Ave, Macon, GA 31207