Environmental and land-use law attorneys must understand how to work collaboratively with professionals from other fields such as planners, engineers, developers and government officials. And, they must understand how to work with the affected communities. Through the LL.M. with a concentration in environmental and land-use law, students will be prepared for practice in this… more »
The information age demands qualified and skilled intellectual property lawyers, given the rise in prominence of information and knowledge. The increasing importance of IP is evident in the number of intellectual property cases taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court and the number of IP laws passed by Congress.
LL.M. with a Concentration in IP… more »
Georgia State University College of Law graduates led the state on the February bar exam, with an 82.1 percent passing rate for first-time test-takers, well ahead of the the overall state rate of 63 percent.
“While the February results in Georgia reflect the continued national trend of bar passage rates that are below historical… more »
The Public Interest Law Association’s Annual Auction is right around the corner! The funds raised at the auction provide scholarships for students who undertake unpaid summer internships at public interest organizations.
Last year PILA raised more than $20,000 and awarded eight full-time and part-time fellowships to students working in various places, including the… more »
After being accepted to law school, Julio C. Perez-Bravo (J.D. ’18) had sleepless nights. Being an attorney was his dream, but the stress of paying for law school weighed heavily on him.
When something is pivotal to your life, and you think you’ll have to postpone it because you can’t afford it, it’s troubling, he… more »
By Zach Dalton (J.D.’17)
It can be a nervous time the summer before your first year of law school. Many students are having fears of what lies ahead, and some are already having pre-exam jitters. There are, however, steps you can take to improve your law school experience in the fall.
First, relax and know… more »
The Hooding Ceremony on May 15 marks the end of yet another successful year at Georgia State Law. What is different about this year is that it is our last in Georgia State University’s Urban Life Building. While we are all excited about moving into our beautiful new building and all of the tremendous opportunities… more »
Time has flown by rather quickly when it comes to Georgia State Law’s new building at 85 Park Place. It seems like it was just yesterday, when I first laid eyes on a blueprint of the structure. My office was marked by a little rectangle outlined in pencil.
The drawing was hanging in… more »
With it being so beautiful out today, I walked up to the new building to pick up some lunch on Broad Street. While taking in the fountains and foliage of Woodruff Park, I found myself incredibly grateful to have such a great area right outside the doors of our new building.
I didn’t think that… more »
We are just seven weeks away from moving into the new building. To celebrate, here is a quick by the numbers. Yeah, we’re excited…
By the Numbers Number of construction hours as of May 1: Roughly 200,000 hours since the ribbon-cutting on Sept. 12, 2013 Number of Limestone tiles used: About 10,000 Number of glass… more »