Experiential Learning

Iannarone Named Director of Investor Advocacy Clinic

Nicole Iannarone, assistant clinical professor, was named director of the Investor Advocacy Clinic in January. She served as assistant clinical professor overseeing and creating the clinic since 2013.

“I’m excited for the successes the clinic has had and am honored to serve as director,” Iannarone… more »

Enhancing Public Health Law and Education

Robert Wood Johnson Program fellows develop interdisciplinary approaches to advancing health through law 

Georgia State Law and its Center for Law, Health & Society led a national program, The Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program, to enhance public health law teaching in… more »

Second-Year Students Represent Domestic Violence Victims in Court

During the fall semester, 16 Georgia State Law students represented domestic violence victims in Cobb Superior Court as part of an innovative experiential learning class, Transition to Practice, taught by Clark Cunningham, W. Lee Burge Chair… more »

A Vision Realized | A Lasting Legacy: Classroom Named in Memory of Alumna

When Naiyareh Karimimanesh (J.D. ’05) returned to Atlanta for law school, she eschewed living in middle class neighborhoods in favor of a more urban one, telling her father, “Dad, these are the people I want to defend. These are my people.”

Part of Naiyareh’s charm was her enthusiasm for life. “On her first attempt [for… more »

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Tips for Practitioners — Avoiding Client Complaints

Most potential clients seek legal advice in the context of an unpleasant life experience. So let’s face it — when you compound the fact that a client may be confronting something difficult and emotional with the fact that lawyers are extremely expensive, you have the perfect setting for consumer dissatisfaction. Fortunately, if you treat… more »

Kerew Named Externship Program Director

Kendall L. Kerew, assistant clinical professor, has been named director of the Externship Program. The appointment took effect in January. Kerew started at Georgia State Law in 2005. Since 2010, she has served as co-director of the program with Professor Andrea A.… more »

Olmstead Disability Rights Clinic Starting Fall Semester

This fall, Georgia State Law will open the Olmstead Disability Rights Clinic in partnership with Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Disability Integration Project. The yearlong off-site clinic will be taught by the Disability Integration Project’s director, Talley Wells, who will serve as clinic director.

The clinic focuses on advocacy arising… more »

Afield New Director of Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

W. Edward “Ted’ Afield joined Georgia State University College of Law as the director of the Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and an associate clinical professor of law in January. Afield is transitioning under director and founder Ron Blasi, the… more »

Georgia State Law Ranked 57 in 2017 U.S. News Rankings

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law held steady in U.S. News & World Report rankings at 57 in a three-school tie, out of 196 schools, in the annual graduate rankings released March 16. Georgia State Law was at No. 56 last year.

“We are proud of our standing among U.S. law schools… more »

2016-17 Urban Fellow Applications Due Monday, April 18

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is accepting applications for the 2016-17 Urban Fellows Program. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 18.

An information session will be held at noon Wednesday, March 30, in Room 241 of the College of Law.

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