Experiential Learning

Experience the Joy of Public Service

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 »

Hands-On Course Addresses Health Disparities in Local Neighborhoods

Working as community partners, Georgia State University College of Law students and the Neighborhood Planning Units worked to assess the impact of the mitigation of health disparities in underserved communities in the Atlanta area and provide recommendations this spring’s innovative Law and Health Equity Course.

Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, applied… more »

The Best Thing I Did in Law School

Sandy Bradford (J.D./M.B.A.  ’15) Participated in the Investor Advocacy Clinic and Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

“Participating in clinics was the best thing I have done in law school. Even if you work at a law firm, you rarely get the opportunity to practice law and handle your own cases while having a mentor… more »

Experience a New Area of the Law

Chris Pugh (J.D. ’15) Participating in the Investor Advocacy Clinic this fall.

“I joined the Investor Advocacy Clinic here at Georgia State to gain experience in arbitration, an expanding field of law. Through the clinic’s direct work with real clients, clinic students can experience all stages of dispute resolution and skills in case management, client… more »

Learn Communication Skills Needed for Effective Lawyering

Brittanie Browning (J.D. ’14)

Participated in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic

The HeLP Legal Services Clinic prepared me for practice because it combines knowledge learned in other classes with the skill set the clinic teaches to work as an attorney. Even though I advocated for clients SSI benefits, which is not likely to be my… more »

Got Practice

Posted On September 2, 2014

In Georgia State Law’s in-house clinics, you will have the opportunity to represent real clients in real legal matters. You put into practice what you have learned in law school. You will make a difference and become a better lawyer.

But don’t just take it from us.  Here’s what students and graduates of our in-house… more »

Site Supervisor Resources

Posted On May 19, 2014

The training and mentorship that our Externship Program site supervisors give our students is invaluable in preparing them to be ethical, responsible and effective lawyers. We thank you for your willingness to become directly involved with our program. We could not offer this enriching educational experience to our students without your partnership.

Georgia State… more »

Programs

Posted On April 1, 2014

Don’t just learn the law, practice it.

Your goal is to become an expert in the law. Our goal is to make you one.

We help make this a reality through the flexible, practice-oriented programs and curriculum we offer. They provide the foundation you’ll need to make an impact after graduation.

First-year students follow a… more »

 
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