Spring 16 News 2

From Class of 1991 to Colorado Attorney General

Posted On June 27, 2016 by Therra C. Gwyn

Politics, jurisprudence and public service have all converged in Cynthia H. Coffman’s (J.D. ’91) career since her days in what was once a fledging College of Law at Georgia State University.

Now the attorney general of Colorado, Coffman was raised in small-town Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri –Columbia before moving to Atlanta in 1985.

“I knew I… more »

Lawyers for Equal Justice: Two Alumnae in First Class of Incubator

The desire to help others is the driving force behind many who decide to purse a law degree.

“When they start law school, I think a lot of students have the goal of doing public interest law,” said Stephanie Everett (J.D. ’02). “But after graduating, they take jobs with large firms because they perceive… more »

Irish-Born O’Toole (LL.M. ’16) Plans To Pursue Environmental Law

Irish-born Rachel O’Toole (LL.M. ’16) is a member of the first LL.M. class to graduate from Georgia State Law. Already admitted to the Georgia bar, O’Toole pursued the non-bar track, with a focus on Environmental and Land Use law.

“It’s an area I am passionate about,” said O’Toole, a graduate research… 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 »