Alumni

Legal Clinic for Student Veterans Set to Open on Veterans Day

The Georgia State University College of Law and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will officially open a Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans that will serve 800 veterans enrolled as students at the university at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11..

The facility is a hybrid and different from others in the state in that it deals… more »

IP Community Service Awards: Honoring Those Who Get the Job Done

“It’s not about finding the time, they just get it done,” is how Wade Walker (J.D.’09), with Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan LLP, introduced the 2014 Intellectual Property Community Service Award recipients.

Recipient Elizabeth Lester (J.D.’05), with Sutherland, volunteers with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training. where she helps to raise funds for blood… more »

Nominate a Public Service Hero for the 2015 Johnson Award

Georgia State University College of Law is accepting nominations for the 2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award to honor a Georgia attorney who has selflessly committed to public service in the tradition of the college’s founding dean.

“Each year we select a Georgia attorney who exemplifies the commitment to public service… more »

Dickson (J.D. ’14) on Assisting Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Ever since Kai Dickson (J.D. ’14) was little, she aspired to be a lawyer.

She considered becoming a real estate attorney; however an exhibit on human trafficking at an Atlanta conference changed everything.

“Now, my ultimate desire is to be a federal prosecutor in Atlanta handling human trafficking,” Dickson says.

Her recent externship with the… more »

Khosla (J.D. ’14) on Helping Victims of Domestic Violence

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 »

Career Services Makes Networking Easier with New Program

Kick-Off Launch Noon Tuesday, Nov. 4: Learn more about the Lawcountability, J.D. Program Food provided

Networking is the most important thing in job searching,” says Ray English, associate director of the Georgia State University College of Law Career Services Office. “In fact, networking is paramount for students and recent graduates to land gainful employment.”

To… more »

Rowe Appointed to State’s Ebola Response Team

Brenda Rowe (J.D. ’90)

41NBC, Oct. 21, 2014

Rowe Appointed to the Georgia Ebola Response Team

Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Brenda Rowe (J.D. ’90) to serve on the state’s Ebola Response Team.

Rowe, a Mercer University associate professor of nursing, is part of a 14-person… more »

Davis (J.D. ’02) Helps Organize Community Event

Mawuli Davis (J.D. ’02)

Daily Report, Oct. 24, 2014

Activist Lawyer Organizes Event to Develop Community Responses to Police Brutality

Mawuli Davis (J.D. ’02) helped a broad coalition of African-American bar associations and community groups organize a conference to address police brutality… more »

Bailey (J.D. ’96) Featured in Daily Report

M. Scott Bailey (J.D. ’96)

Daily Report, Oct. 23, 2014

Justices Will Hear Case of Judge Who Didn’t Tell Lawyers About a Jury Note

M. Scott Bailey (J.D. ’96) of Atlanta’s Huff, Powell & Bailey represents an obstetrician and… more »

 
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