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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »