“Georgia State University graduates receive excellent practical training. We love to hire them!”
A partner in a local law firm told me this when we ran into one another at a recent event. Although this is a statement that I and many other Georgia State Law professors have heard for years, it was nice to… more »
Now in its second year, the Externship Program’s required seminar for first-time externs facilitates each student’s deliberate exploration of their professional identity as a future lawyer, said Kendall Kerew, Externship Program director and assistant clinical professor, who developed the seminar using the concept of lawyer as leader and the essential competencies… more »
Georgia State University College of Law has established the Center for Access to Justice, a regional and national base for the study of issues relating to access to criminal and civil justice for those with limited financial means.
Similar centers exist across the United States, but there are none in the Southeast region.
The social, economic and physical conditions in which chronically ill or disabled children live can be detrimental to improving their health. The Health Law Partnership (HeLP), an interdisciplinary collaboration between lawyers and medical professionals, has been helping low-income children in Atlanta overcome these challenges and improve their health and wellbeing for the last… more »
James “Jimmy” Mitchell has joined the HeLP Legal Services Clinic as a supervising attorney and brings a wealth of legal practice and research experience to his new role. Most recently, he was employed as an associate with Nall & Miller LLP. He defended both national and local corporations in governmental liability, constitutional law,… more »
Bonnie Powell (J.D. ’99), director of the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic, serves as the chair of the State Bar of Georgia Dispute Resolution Section, which promotes and facilitates negotiation, mediation, arbitration and methods other than traditional litigation for the resolution of legal disputes.
Powell has worked with the section and its chairs for… more »
The program lasts two semesters. Students receive mediation training in the beginning of the fall semester. Then they practice mediation for a couple of weeks with more experienced co-mediators before they mediate on their own… more »