Seminar Number

8263

 

Registration Fee:

$35

 

THE RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN CIVIL CASES

MAY 28, 2013

State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

CLE Hours:
2 CLE Hours including and 2 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
American Constitution Society;
State Bar Access to Justice Committee;
Southern Center for Human Rights;
Georgia Legal Services Program;
Atlanta Bar Association

Presiding:
Phyllis J. Holmen, Program Chair, Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc., Atlanta

11:30

Registration and LUNCH
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

12:00

INTRODUCTION AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Phyllis J. Holmen

12:15

Panel presentations and discussion

Connection Between Criminal and Civil Gideon: A National Perspective on the Right to Counsel
John B. Pollock, Coordinator, National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel, Public Justice Center, Baltimore, MD

The American Bar Association Resolution and Model Statute on the Right to Counsel in Cases Involving Basic Human Needs
Robert L. Rothman, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Atlanta
Phyllis J. Holmen

Georgia and Other Cases Developing the Right to Counsel
Atteeyah E. Hollie, Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta
Michael A. Caplan, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore LLP, Atlanta
Gerry Weber, Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta

2:00
ADJOURN