Born and raised in China, Shuang “Carrie” Chang (J.D. ’14) came to the United States with plans to become a scientist. A chance encounter changed Chang’s career path from biosciences to the law while she was completing her Ph.D., in molecular biology.
Chang describes the encounter with a desperate father of two boys with Fragile… more »
The sixth annual Georgia State Law December graduate luncheon began with a high five and a warm hug for Brittne Ballenger (J.D. ’14). The graduate’s mentor and Associate Professor of Law Tanya Washington complimented her on a job well done. Ballenger completed her juris doctor degree in four years and has already landed a… more »
With just two weeks to prepare, Janelle Alleyne (J.D.’15), Peter Watson (J.D.’16) and Ryan Young (J.D.’16) represented a disabled child in an administrative hearing at the Social Security Administration and secured back payments of more than $10,000, plus monthly benefits, including Medicaid, which will help the child get access to medical treatment and needed services.
The Georgia State University Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans provides free legal services to veterans on the Georgia State University campus. A partnership among the College of Law, ROTC Department and the Military and Veterans Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, the clinic and its volunteers will help veterans with most legal issues,… more »
Anjali Khosla (J.D. ’14) enjoys helping people navigate the legal process.
Through her work in Georgia State Law’s Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic or her externship with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, she helped others while building skills to serve her career. AVLF has been working for more than 30 years to provide… more »
A law class sparked Sunshine Rhymer’s (J.D. ’14) interest in doing juvenile work and, eventually, her commitment to the Truancy Intervention Project.
After her disability discrimination class, she sought out and joined the project for the fall semester last year. When it ended, she stayed for more experience helping and presenting cases in the spring.
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 »