Taylor English Duma LLP Is The “Hall Of Fame Lead Sponsor” for the Atlanta Bar Foundation's Third Annual LawJam 2012: Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers' Bands

May 18, 2012

ATLANTA, May 18, 2012 – Taylor English Duma LLP proudly announces that the firm is the “Hall of Fame Lead Sponsor” for the Atlanta Bar Foundation’s Third Annual LawJam 2012, Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands. LawJam 2012 is returning to the Variety Playhouse on Saturday, June 9, and will raise funds through sponsorships, hosts and ticket sales, together with additional donations at the event to support Atlanta youth programs and free legal services for low income citizens. This year, LawJam 2012 will feature eight outstanding bands competing for first place and best original song accolades in front of more than 400 audience members. The competing bands are Along for the Ride, Class Action, Marshall Seese and the Abandoned, R & B Inc., Section 8, Signal Flow, Specific Deviations and The Working Class. “We are so excited to be a part of such a terrific cultural and professional cause,” enthused Marc Taylor, Taylor English founding member and LawJam 2012 committee member. “What better way to support Atlanta youth programs and offer free legal services for low income citizens than through a fun, musical event.”

About LawJam 2012 Each band will play a 20-minute set and compete for bragging rights while giving back to the Atlanta community.  Between sets, celebrated entertainment lawyers Darryl B. Cohen of Cohen Cooper Estep & Whiteman LLP, Lisa F. Moore of The Moore Firm and Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, and radio host Kaedy Kiely from 97.1 FM The River, will serve as judges and offer comments while scoring the acts.  Judges' scores are just half of each band's total points, with the remainder coming from audience “Chicago-style” votes at $1 per vote. HOST:  The Atlanta Bar Foundation. EVENT: LawJam 2012, Third Annual Battle of the Atlanta Lawyers’ Bands. WHEN:  Saturday, June 9, 2012, 7 p.m. to midnight. WHERE:  Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.variety-playhouse.com. COST: $10 per ticket through May 31, $20 after.  Purchase tickets online at www.variety-playhouse.com. For event or sponsorship information, please contact Sally Hogsette, Executive Director, Atlanta Bar Foundation at  shogsette@atlantabarfoundation.org or (404) 537-4933.

About Atlanta Bar Foundation The Atlanta Bar Foundation, a 501(c) (3) organization and charitable arm of the Atlanta Bar Association, provides funding for Atlanta Bar Association projects supporting youth, pro bono legal services, higher education through scholarships and public understanding of the law.  The Foundation also maintains an annual grant program to support pro bono legal service providers serving low income citizens in the Atlanta community.  Since its inception in 1985, the Foundation has given $1.4 million to support law-related charitable projects in the Atlanta community.  For additional information, contact Sally Hogsette, Executive Director, at (404) 537-4933 or shogsette@atlantabarfoundation.org

About Atlanta Bar Association The Atlanta Bar Association is the largest voluntary bar association in the southeast with membership of approximately 6,300 in the 12 counties of metro Atlanta (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale). The mission of the Atlanta Bar Association is to promote professionalism and the fair administration of justice in our community and to provide programs and benefits which serve our diverse membership. For additional information, contact Diane O’Steen, Executive Director, at (404) 832-6206 or dosteen@atlantabar.org

About Taylor English Duma LLP Taylor English Duma LLP is a full-service law firm built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value. The firm was founded in 2005 and its attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English represents all types of clients—from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups to individuals. More information can be found on the firm’s website at www.taylorenglish.com

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