2012 Good Apple Awards
On April 17th, the Georgia Appleseed Good Apple Awards were held at the Biltmore Ballrooms in Atlanta, Georgia. Over 225 guests gathered at the event to honor Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and Dustin Heslep of Ernst & Young for their volunteer efforts on behalf of the Georgia Appleseed Effective Student Discipline: Keeping Kids in Class project. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder served as the keynote speaker for the event.
See a slideshow of the evening here.
Good Apple Award Dinner 2011
On April 28th, more than 200 celebrants gathered at Mason Murer Fine Arts to mark Georgia Appleseed's 5th anniversary and to honor the law center's founding supporters. Board Chair Joe Loveland presented the 2011 A. Stephens Clay Good Apple Awards to Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, King & Spalding, LLP, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, LLP and the Southern Company. Betsy Cavendish, Executive Director of national Appleseed in Washington, D.C., was a special guest.
|Georgia Appleseed gratefully acknowledges our generous sponsors:|
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
King & Spalding LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
The Coca-Cola Company
Beth Tanis and John Chandler
Troutman Sanders LLP
Good Apple Award Dinner 2010
Georgia Appleseed honored John Rice at the 2010 Good Apple Award Dinner held on April 20 at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead. A special component of the evening was the naming of the Good Apple Award for Georgia Appleseed Founding Chair, A. Stephens Clay. Steve Gates, Co-Chair of national Appleseed, was a special guest. View photos here.
Generously sponsored by:
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP King & Spalding LLP Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
The Coca-Cola Company GE Southern Company
Troutman Sanders LLP UPS
Gary Price (L), Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, presents the 2010 Good Apple Award to John Rice.
National Appleseed Board Co-Chair Steve Gates (L) congratulates Steve Clay, Founding Board Chair of Georgia Appleseed.
Art of Justice 2009
A mime, a caricaturist and a human statue walk into a law firm… all featured as performance artists at the third Art of Justice on November 17, 2009, hosted by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan. Judy O'Brien, Pro Bono Partner, Mark Wasserman, Managing Partner, and the Sutherland staff created a memorable evening showcasing the firm's wonderful fine art collection and other more whimsical expressions of art. This tribute to Georgia Appleseed volunteers included special recognition of Founding Board Chair, Steve Clay.
Good Apple Award Dinner 2009
The Good Apple Award Dinner took place April 16 at the Park Tavern Garden Tent at Piedmont Park. Teri P. McClure, UPS Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and Frank S. Alexander, Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law, were honored.
The Good Apple Award recognizes distinguished pro bono leadership that exemplifies the values and goals expressed in Georgia Appleseed's mission, seeks to effect change by addressing difficult social justice problems with systemic solutions, and levels the playing field for children, the poor and the marginalized.
Art of Justice 2008
Troutman Sanders LLP hosted Georgia Appleseed’s highly successful 2nd Art of Justice event on Tuesday, May 20, 2008. Attorneys, judges, educators and other guests were warmly welcomed by Troutman Sanders’ Bob Webb and Governor Carl Sanders and invited to view the firm’s outstanding art collection. Other highlights included GA Appleseed Executive Director Sharon Hill’s update on our Juvenile Justice pro bono project, and Board Chair Steve Clay’s introduction of Georgia Appleseed’s new video. Check out additional pictures.
Art of Justice 2007
The first in a series of fine art exhibitions supporting and highlighting the innovative work of Georgia Appleseed was held on January 24, 2007.
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Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice is an affiliate of the national Appleseed network of nonpartisan, nonprofit, public interest law centers. Georgia Appleseed leverages the pro bono work of lawyers and other professionals to produce systemic solutions to difficult social justice problems.