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Paws and the Law
January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm| Free
Join the Atlanta Humane Society and Claudine Wilkins as we talk about the laws that impact you as a pet owner.
Wilkins led the legislation that resulted in such laws as the Georgia Dog Fighting law and The Responsible Dog Owner Act and the Animal Cruelty Bill.
Learn what dangerous dog laws mean for you and your pet, what happens if you get bitten or your dog bites someone else, and the legalities of your dog being off leash in public areas.
Presented by nationally known expert
Founding Partner, Animal Law Source
Attorney at Law
Claudine Wilkins started her career as a prosecutor in 1997 and began her own personal injury law firm in 2000. Since 1996, she has assisted in hundreds of animal abuse cases. In 2003, she created an annual conference targeting professionals who are involved in animal cruelty cases and has organized a conference every year since. In 2009, she founded the Animal Law Section of the Georgia Bar, a mainstream section that offers resources to all Georgia attorneys. Her continuing efforts to draft and help pass legislation protecting children and animals resulted in local and state laws She has trained over 3,000 professionals and continues training law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, veterinarians, animal shelter staff and more throughout Georgia on animal law, animal cruelty, dog fighting, dangerous dog laws and dog bite cases.
Lecture attendance is free
Seating is limited, advance registration required: atlantahumane.org/lectures