Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Atlanta Legal Aid Society has represented Atlanta’s poor in civil legal cases since 1924. Atlanta Legal Aid assists low-income clients with some of life’s most basic needs: a safe home, enough food to eat, a decent education, protection against fraud, and personal safety. The organization serves Georgia clients from Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties. Priority cases include housing, consumer fraud, public benefits, employment, education, health, spouse abuse, and child custody cases. Atlanta Legal Aid also represents those individuals who are elderly, disabled, mentally ill, or who have AIDS, cancer, or ALS. Steve Gottlieb is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the leading pediatric healthcare systems in the country, is a not-for-profit organization that benefits from the generous philanthropic and volunteer support of our community.  As the largest Medicaid provider in Georgia, Children’s operates three hospitals with more than half a million patient visits annually.  Children’s is recognized nationally for excellence in cancer, cardiac, emergency, neonatal, orthopedic and transplant services, as well as many other pediatric specialties.  As a service to the community, Children’s provides a free, 24-hour nurse advice line at 404-250-KIDS, staffed around the clock by certified pediatric nurses.

Georgia State University’s College of Law

Georgia State University’s College of Law was established in 1982 in the heart of downtown Atlanta to provide publicly funded legal education.  The College offers opportunities to both full- and part-time students through day and evening classes.  The Georgia State law school strives to provide an excellent and affordable legal education to a diverse student body.  The law school is accredited by the America Bar Association. Leslie Wolf is a Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Law, Health & Society,  which oversees the law school’s involvement with the Health Law Partnership.