illegally withheld his wages. Jonathan’s client was a hardworking security guard who put his life on the line for the employer, only to have his employer refuse to pay him for work done. Thanks to Jonathan, the judgment was satisfied and so was his client! The volunteers of the Dollars for Judgments program do amazing work to make their clients’ whole and take AVLF’s fight for justice to the final step. Thank you, Jonathan!
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Congress’s Unfinished Business: The Violence Against Women Act
On February 12th, the Senate passed VAWA in a bipartisan 78-22 vote (62 of those voting “yes” were co-sponsors). The majority of domestic violence advocates support this version of the bill, which increases funding to programs and expands protections to LGBT and Native American victims, among others. The fight continues, though, with the bill heading to the House. [Read More]
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It's the First Annual Burger Battle & Beer Tasting, the young legal community's party of the Summer! Witness an epic burger battle between Top Chef Cheftestant, Kevin Gillespie, and the meat maestros from Farm Burger, all while sampling complimentary craft beers from around the world on Atlanta's most spectacular rooftop patio. It's the perfect Summer evening with all of your legal eagle friends! All proceeds benefit the pro bono projects of Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and Atlanta Legal Aid Society!
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Burger Battle & Beer-Tasting to benefit AVLF and ALAS