I believe that my most important professional accomplishment to date involves my participation in the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation’s Saturday Lawyer Program.
While I have been participating in this program since I was admitted to the Georgia Bar, a case I worked on recently is the most poignant for me. Early one Saturday morning in late 2011, I headed to downtown Atlanta to participate in one of the AVLF’s pro bono programs. Soon after my arrival, I was introduced to an elderly woman whom I will call Ms. Green. Little did I know then that Ms. Green would become not only my client but also my friend.
Shortly after meeting Ms. Green, I sat down to speak to her further about what brought her to the program. Ms. Green informed me that she had recently been served with a legal document claiming