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Legal roundtable meets in Albany

By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Supreme Court's Committee on Civil Justice wants to guarantee everyone who needs legal help gets it.

Legal minds from victim advocates to attorneys to Superior Court Judge Willie Lockette, who serves on the Civil Justice Committee, met Friday at the Dougherty County Courthouse to talk about legal representation for people who can't afford it.

Judge Lockette says he wants more attorneys to get involved with pro bono cases.

 

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