Experiential Learning

Khosla (J.D. ’14) on Helping Victims of Domestic Violence

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 »

Rhymer (J.D. ’14) on Spreading the Message

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.

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In Their Words: Experiental Learning

Two students with two perspectives on serving Georgians through their work

Bryan Jacoutot (J.D. ’14) participated in health advocacy for low-income Georgians

What is the Health Law Partnership Clinic and how did you participate?

HeLP is a partnership of Georgia State University College of Law, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Atlanta Legal Aid Society. It… more »

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 »

 
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