Our Community Partnerships

Carvalho & Associates, P.C. is committed to supporting our community and regularly provides pro bono legal services. Our attorneys work with the Cobb County Attorney Referral Program and other State Bar Programs to assist clients who are in need of legal services, but may be unable to pay.

We also support the following organizations with our time and resources:

National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) – Member of the Board of Directors and General Counsel. National Advisory Board and Past Chair, and Mentor for the NCSE’s EnvironMentors Program. This national program matches environmental professionals with high school students from under represented communities while they pursue research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. NCSE advances science-based solutions to the critical environmental challenges of climate change, energy, forest and wildlife conservation, water and health through research, communication and education. To learn more about  NCSE and its programs, please visit: www.ncseonline.org

Association for Redevelopment Initiatives – ARI creates the network that provides the best information, educational programs and events for owners, governments and individuals to redevelop blighted and underutilized properties through collaborative and accountable market-driven solutions. www.redevelopmentinitiatives.org/

The Trustees of Reservations – Membership supporter. The Trustees of Reservations preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts.
www.thetrustees.org/

Coosa River Basin Initiative – Sponsor and Host Committee for River Revelry. CRBI is a 501(c)(3) grassroots environmental organization based in Rome, Georgia with the mission of informing and empowering citizens so that they may become involved in the process of creating a clean, healthy and economically viable Coosa River Basin. www.coosa.org

GreenLaw – Membership supporter. GreenLaw is dedicated to preventing air and water pollution that endangers human health and degrades Georgia’s natural resources. GreenLaw achieves these goals by providing free high quality legal and technical assistance to environmental organizations and community groups throughout Georgia. By providing these critical services, GreenLaw succeeds in compelling government and industry to take the steps necessary to protect Georgia’s citizens and the environment. In all its work, GreenLaw champions the belief that every Georgian, young and old, rich and poor, has the right to breathe clean air, drink clean water, live in healthy communities, and enjoy our state’s natural beauty.
www.greenlaw.org

The Nature Conservancy – Membership supporter. The Nature Conservancy addresses the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. One of their many goals is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life is dependant.
www.nature.org/

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy – Legal Counsel. Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has been a leading voice for energy reform to protect the quality of life and treasured places in the Southeast for more than 20 years. Founded in 1985, SACE is the only regional organization primarily focused on developing clean energy solutions throughout the Southeast. www.cleanenergy.org

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) – The attorneys at Carvalho & Associates regularly volunteer their time to research, write and publish articles on emerging environmental challenges and opportunities in periodicals such as the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Retail Law Strategist.
www.icsc.org/

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper – Membership supporter. Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s (CRK) mission is to advocate and secure the protection and stewardship of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries and watershed, in order to restore and preserve their ecological health for the people and wildlife that depend on the river system. www.chattahoochee.org/

Boston Sea Rovers – Member. The Boston Sea Rovers is a 501(c)(3) not for profit volunteer organization dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of the marine environment. We are one of the oldest and most distinguished underwater clubs in America , and have a worldwide reputation of excellence. www. bostonsearovers.com /

Wheeler High School Center for Advanced Studies in Science, Math & Technology Mentoring Program – Mentor. Our Marietta Office regularly hires high school seniors who are interested in the legal field to serve as interns. Our interns are among the best and brightest selected from Wheeler High School’s Magnet Program. www.wheelermagnet.com

Hospice – Attorney Michael Carvalho has been involved in the hospice movement since 1986. He has served as General Counsel to Hope Hospice, Royal Oak, Michigan and a patient care volunteer. Carvalho & Associates, P.C. provides simple Wills and Trusts, and Advance Directives for Health Care. www.hospicenet.org