Experiential Learning

Summer 2015 IP Program in Washington, D.C.

Posted On January 26, 2015

Through the Summer 2015 IP Program in Washington, D.C., students can do an unpaid externship at either the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or the U.S. Copyright Office.

Students will be required to work 40 hours per week for nine weeks, beginning on Monday, June 8. In addition, all students will be required to… more »

Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic

Posted On January 26, 2015

Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic students will mediate landlord/tenant disputes and other disputes later in the year, including cases handled in the State and Magistrate courts; particularly small claim civil issues such as disputes between neighbors, consumers and businesses and creditors and debtors. Assuming an agreement is reached during mediation, students will be responsible for drafting the… more »

Bridging Gaps Between Science and Law

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 »

December Graduates Reunite With Mentors For Celebration

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 »

HeLP Clinic Students Win Big for Their First Client

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.

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HeLP Clinic Recognized Among Nation’s Top Innovative Clinics

Georgia State University College of Law’s Health Law Partnership Legal Services Clinic has been named among the most innovative law school clinics in the nation by National Jurist’s PreLaw Magazine. The clinic was one of 10 runners-up.

The program, created by Associate Clinical Professors Lisa Radtke… more »

Free Legal Clinic for Veterans Officially Opens

Georgia State University College of Law and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps celebrated Veterans Day with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans on campus.

“It is a great pleasure to be able to dedicate this clinic,” said Roy M. Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs, professor of law and one… more »

GSU Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans

Posted On November 4, 2014

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 »

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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