More than 85 Warsaw law students received the certificates issued by the three cosponsoring universities: University of Warsaw, Georgia State University and Emory University during the recent graduation ceremony. Students with the highest grades have an opportunity to take part in internships at American law offices based in Warsaw, as well as in the Miami… more »
Saying “yes to the dress,” is one of the most memorable and exciting parts of wedding planning. However, when the bridal chain Alfred Angelo abruptly closed its 60 stores after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in July, thousands of brides panicked. Managers posted “Store Closed” signs and listed bankruptcy lawyer Patricia Ann Redmond’s email… more »
Each fall, the State Bar of Georgia’s Professionalism Committee and the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, host a professionalism orientation for incoming students at all six law schools in Georgia to discuss the personally and professionally challenging nature of professionalism issues, which they may face in school and as practicing attorneys.… more »
Through its partnership with the Securities Division of the Office of the Secretary of State, Georgia State Law’s Investor Advocacy Clinic (IAC) enhanced investor education with students tackling a cutting-edge technology issue that impacts the security industry – robo-advisers – and creating a resource library.
The securities division partnered with the North American Securities Administrators… more »
Eliminating Barriers to Justice IV: Comparison of Language Access in Federal Forums with Georgia Practice, 10 a.m.-3p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, Knowles Conference Center
This four-hour CLE, featuring nationally recognized access to justice experts, will address access to justice challenges in federal forums for limited English proficient (LEP) persons and persons with disabilities. Lunch will be provided for registered attendees. Additional details and registration information forthcoming.
Eliminating Barriers to Justice IV When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 Where: Knowles Conference Room,… more »
According to a biographer of Donald Trump, “He’s been lying his whole life, almost reflexively.”
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF): AVLF Domestic Violence Project: Students may assist attorneys in the Safe and Stable Families Project with case management, communicating with clients, conducting client surveys, and completing legal research on behalf of victims seeking safety from intimate partner violence, child abuse, or elder abuse in Fulton County.… more »
Student proposals: Students who have suggestions for additional partnerships with existing organizations should submit their proposal using this form or by contacting the Pro Bono Program student director. At a minimum, the proposal must identify the host organization (and supervising attorney) and an area or project of interest, which will ideally involve a… more »
Log in to report your pro bono hours for Pro Bono & Public Service Recognition Program. Pro bono service consists of external, law-related service students render in the public interest and for the public good without receiving a fee or earning academic credit. Activities that qualify as pro bono include work… more »
The Center for Access to Justice facilitates Alternative Spring Break trips to provide Georgia State Law students the opportunity to spend a week immersed in a substantive area of law, while also engaging in pro bono legal service. Students work with licensed attorneys to receive training and guidance, gaining insight into some of the legal… more »