Pipeline to Law: Benham Law Camp for High Schoolers

Jermaunte Lamar knows what kind of law he wants to practice.

“International corporate law,” the 15-year-old rising sophomore said after a recent discussion at the Georgia State University College of Law. “There’s so much that goes on in corporate law.”

Lamar is a student at the South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice during… more »

First-Year Lawyers Look to Mentors for Guidance

Kimberly DeCarrera (J.D. ’06) knew not long after starting law school she wanted to run her own practice.

The Georgia State University College of Law graduate couldn’t predict at the time, however, that she would be setting up her business and family law practice just a few months after passing the bar exam.

DeCarrera, among… more »

Benham Law Camp Aims to Increase Number of African American Lawyers and Judges


On the same day Barack Obama made history by locking up the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party, a group of 26 African-American high school students in Atlanta took an important step in securing their own futures through a program that will show them the path to a career in the practice of law.

Beginning… more »