Experiential Learning

State Bar Honors Recent Graduate for Pro Bono Work

The State Bar of Georgia will honor Leslie Salley (J.D. ’14) with its Individual Law School Access to Justice Award for her pro bono work in law and health equity at the State Bar of Georgia’s annual Pro Bono Awards Reception on Thursday, Oct. 23.

“I’m humbled and honored to be recognized with the award,”… more »

Blend Classroom Skills with Client Representation

Ryan Young (J.D. ’16) Participated in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, this experience gave him the opportunity to help the less fortunate.

“I did the HeLP Clinic because I wanted to [gain] real lawyer experience while helping those in the community who are less fortunate financially. The clinic provides this opportunity by blending classroom… more »

Real Clients Aren’t Found in Casebooks

Janelle Alleyne (J.D. ’15) Participated in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic twice where she helped families with their legal issues.

“As law students, we spend most of our time with our heads in our casebooks. The HeLP Clinic allows students with multiple interests to collaborate in interdisciplinary groups and solve issues facing children across… more »

See the Law Come Alive

Peter Watson (J.D. ’16) Participated in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic to gain insight into written laws and regulations.

“I was motivated to participate in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic because I wanted to learn about the substantive law and regulation in the area of health law and to gain experience advocating for a real-world… more »

The Experience Will Make You a Better Attorney

Michael Coverstone (J.D. ’14) Participated in the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and recently became an attorney with Gomel, Davis & Watson LLP in Atlanta.

“Participating in the tax clinic at Georgia State was the most valuable experience I had in law school because it provided me with the skills and confidence to… more »

Gain Experience Serving Real Clients

Mark Mesler (J.D. ’87) Tax Principal, Ernst & Young in Atlanta

“Hi I’m Mark Messler, and I’m a 1987 graduate of Georgia State University College of Law. Go Panthers! I’m also a tax principal at Ernst & Young and one of my roles here is I lead tax recruiting for the Atlanta office so I… more »

Experience the Joy of Public Service

Roy M. Sobelson Associate dean for academic affairs

“An important aspect of clinic work is that it introduces students to the culture of public service and volunteerism that pervades the legal profession. Many experienced lawyers will tell you that, for all the fulfillment they get from their careers, it is the public service work they… more »

Hands-On Course Addresses Health Disparities in Local Neighborhoods

Working as community partners, Georgia State University College of Law students and the Neighborhood Planning Units worked to assess the impact of the mitigation of health disparities in underserved communities in the Atlanta area and provide recommendations this spring’s innovative Law and Health Equity Course.

Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, applied… more »

The Best Thing I Did in Law School

Sandy Bradford (J.D./M.B.A.  ’15) Participated in the Investor Advocacy Clinic and Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

“Participating in clinics was the best thing I have done in law school. Even if you work at a law firm, you rarely get the opportunity to practice law and handle your own cases while having a mentor… more »

 
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