Learn more about the largest legal associations and bar associations in the State of Georgia including the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and several lawyer referral services.
Since 1958, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) has worked to strengthen Georgia's civil justice system in order to protect the rights of citizens and consumers in the State of Georgia. The GTLA hosts many of the best and most popular Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars to educate and train attorneys and other legal professionals in the state. Today, the organization has more than 2,000 members including many of the top personal injury attorneys in the state of Georgia. The GTLA works with state legislators to promote the interests of its members. The GTLA also operates a political action committee, the Civil Justice PAC.... Read more »
The Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) was founded in 1974. With more than 1,700 members throughout the State of Georgia, GACDL is the third largest statewide criminal defense association in the United States. The organization is an affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The membership application for GACDL requires the applicant to certify that he or she is actively engaged in the defense of criminal cases, a full time criminal defense investigator or a student attending law school. GACDL advocates for the rights of the accused, adequate funding for the defense of the indigent, and a fair criminal justice system.... Read more »
The State of Georgia has several lawyer referral services sponsored by local bar associations at the city and county level. These non-profit lawyer referral services help the public find an attorney that has been pre-screened for his or her good standing before the Georgia Bar and experience in the needed practice area of the law. The services also make sure that the attorney has malpractice malpractice insurance.
Many of these service provides certain services to follow up with the person who received the referral to monitor customer satisfaction satisfaction with the service. Find out more about lawyer referral services sponsored by the Atlanta Bar Association, the Cobb County Bar Association, and the DeKalb Bar Association.