Attorney General Sam Olens announced today that the
A total of 220 law firms and legal organizations representing 15,621 employees competed for the grand prize, the Attorney General’s Cup. Solo-practitioner Adrienne P. Hobbs, PC won the honor this year -- raising an impressive 25,586 pounds of food, the most per capita statewide. Ms. Hobbs took a creative approach by renting the LeFont Movie Theater and selling tickets to a showing of the movie “World’s
“I am exceedingly proud of the
“This inaugural year of the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy engaged more than 200 firms, law schools and legal organizations in 51 cities statewide in the fight against hunger,” said Danah Craft, Executive Director of the Georgia Food Bank Association. “This was truly a team effort led by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia and Attorney General Sam Olens to benefit the seven regional food banks in
“Over half a million
“The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) has been honored to be a partner in the successful inaugural Georgia Legal Food Frenzy,” said Stephanie Kirijan, President of the State Bar of Georgia YLD. “This event allowed the legal profession to band together and help nourish our communities by providing critical resources through food banks across the State.”
The Georgia Legal Food Frenzy is based on the successful model pioneered by
The Georgia Legal Food Frenzy was specifically timed to coincide with Law Day and the end of the school year to help the food banks prepare for the summer. During the summer months, the demand for food increases because children who depend on free or reduced school lunches are at home. Nearly 60% of
Olens thanked all who pitched in to make the Legal Food Frenzy a success. “I’d like to thank YLD President Stephanie Kirijan, YLD Community Service Co-Chairs Jonathan Poole and Ana Maria Martinez, Legal Food Frenzy Co-Chairs Deepa Subramanian and Kristi Wilson, State Bar President Ken Shigley, and Georgia Food Bank Association Executive Director Danah Craft, who have made this food drive possible. Last, but not least, I appreciate the generosity of all of the
The Winners of the Inaugural Legal Food Frenzy
Attorney General's Cup: Adrienne P. Hobbs, PC (25,586 lbs./employee)
Attorney General’s Cup – Law School Division: Mercer University Law School (9 lbs./employee)
Sole Proprietorship: The Law Offices of Alex Susor, P.C. (12,100 lbs./employee). Also winner in total pounds category with 12,100 pounds.
Small Firm: McRae Brooks Warner LLC (5,300 lbs./employee). Also winner in total pounds category with 21,322 pounds.
Medium Firm: Coleman Talley LLP (780 lbs./employee). Also winner in total pounds category with 36,655 pounds.
Large Firm: Frederick J. Hanna and Associates PC (175 lbs./employee). Also winner in total pounds category with 70,042 lbs.
Legal Organization Per Capita Winner: State Court of Clarke County (352 lbs/employee).
Legal Organization Total Pounds Winner: Office of the Attorney General (15,417 lbs).
Legal Organization - Corporate Division Per Capita and Total Pounds Winner: Georgia Power General Counsel Organization (329 lbs/employee; 13,169 lbs total).