President Jimmy Carter to Deliver Keynote Address at Awards Gala Honoring Longtime Georgia Attorney

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Event Recognizes Work for Indigent Defense Reform

Nonprofit group Gideon’s Promise invites you to the 2013 Joining for Justice Awards Dinner, featuring keynote speaker President Jimmy Carter, and honoring Georgia attorney Emmett Bondurant for his dedication to reform of the public defense system. Bondurant is a partner at Atlanta firm Bondurant, Mixson and Elmore, LLP, where he specializes in antitrust law. A member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the National Law Journal also lists Bondurant as one of the top lawyers in his field in the country.

The Joining for Justice Awards Dinner is an occasion to celebrate attorneys who work for indigent defense reform. President Carter was invited to speak because of his lifetime dedication to promoting the rights of the underprivileged.

Details of the event are as follows:

WHAT: Joining for Justice Awards 2013
WHEN: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
6:00 pm
WHERE: The Carter Center, Cyprus Room
453 Freedom Pkwy.
Atlanta, GA

President Carter is scheduled to speak at 7:35 pm, immediately following the award announcement. Media is welcome and encouraged to attend.


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