Bond issues aid projects but come at price

...included $666,606.36 in issuance costs associated with the transaction.While the consolidated government brought legal services in-house in 2007, all bond work has remained in the hands of outside legal counsel, with attorney Jim Plunkett...

State Bar of Georgia fundraiser to benefit Augusta Warrior Project

...we are able to provide to veterans as a small nonprofit."Elle also pointed out that many veterans are in need of legal services support, and teaming with members will enable the project to put a bigger focus in that area."We just didn't...

Audit: Ga. ethics panel lapses continue

...documentation and inadequate data controls."These problems included potentially inappropriate expenditures for personal legal services, which have since been turned over to the Attorney General's Office for further review," the auditors wrote...

Q&A: Partner stresses efficiency

...about business issues and the legal services industry: Q: Why is there consolidation going on in the legal services industry? A: It's driven by...is forcing changes in the way legal services are provided. Lawyers are no...

News you can use

LEGAL HELP Georgia Legal Services Program staff will be in Columbia County from 8:30 a.m...Senior Center, 5913 Euchee Creek Drive, Grovetown. The Georgia Legal Services Program office is at 811 Telfair St., Augusta. The phone number...

Local and area briefs

...residents Low-income residents may speak to Georgia Legal Services Program representatives in various counties this month...721-2327 or toll-free at (800) 248-6697. Georgia Legal Services is at 811 Telfair St., Suite 202. Man killed couple...

Advice for seniors

The Georgia Legal Services Program staff will offer free legal advice to senior citizens from 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. Dec. 11, at the Bessie Thomas Senior...

Grant to help victims

...passes out $1.5 million to legal services agencies to help domestic violence victims. Locally, the Georgia Legal Services Program based in Augusta will...the hearing, Ms. Hudson said. Legal Services doesn't handle divorces. But...

Business news

...KANSAS CITY, MO. --- Lawyers in a federal class-action suit against online legal document provider LegalZoom say legal services in Missouri should be performed by lawyers, not an Internet Web site.LegalZoom offers legal documents such as wills...

Left-wingers apologize

...taxpayer-financed Texas branch of the left-wing U.S. Legal Services Corporation actually filed suit challenging the right...hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars -- U.S. Legal Services head John McKay sheepishly wrote an apology to House...

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