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.
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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.
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 »
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.
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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 »
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 »
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 »