Ragland Law Firm, LLP, a law firm focused on serious injury and wrongful death litigation, announces that it has agreed to be a corporate sponsor for MADD Georgia’s 2008 “Walk Like MADD” 5k walk to be held at the Atlanta Zoo on September 20, 2008. The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is “To stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime, and prevent underage drinking.” Ragland Law Firm, LLP agrees that drunk driving is a violent crime which results in the needless death of and serious injuries to thousands of people every year. Accordingly, the law firm strongly supports the mission of MADD and has, for several years, supported the Georgia Chapter of MADD with significant financial contributions. This year, Ragland Law Firm, LLP has agreed to be a corporate sponsor of the 2008 “Walk Like MADD” event by contributing $5,000. Ragland Law Firm, LLP has also formed a “Walk Like MADD” walk team with the goal of raising an additional $5,000 in contributions from other lawyers and law firms. Additional information about the September 20, 2008 “Walk Like MADD” campaign and about the Ragland Law Firm, LLP walk team can be found at www.walklikemadd.com or by calling the firm at (770) 407-7300.
Last year, Ragland Law Firm, LLP also sponsored MADD’s 3rd Annual “Strides for Change” walk held on September 13, 2007 at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park. The law firm had a walk team which raised nearly $6,000. In fact, in 2007, Ragland Law Firm, LLP was given an award for being the “Top Corporate Team” for its fundraising achievements for MADD in connection with the 3rd Annual “Strides for Change” 5k walk. Ragland Law Firm, LLP was also a corporate sponsor of the 2nd annual “Strides for Change” campaign in 2006.