Law school is a rewarding endeavor that aspiring lawyers do not take lightly, nor should they. It’s the kind of environment that will test your ability to commit and perform on a daily basis. Dedicating three years of your life to burning the midnight oil, pouring over casebook after casebook, trying to dissect and retain… more »
When Student Bar Association President Darlene Childers (J.D. ’17) learned of an opportunity to help a local charitable organization, she sprang into action. She reached out to incoming first-year students and, within a few days, she had more than enough volunteers to assist Caring For Others Inc. with its Feeding ATL… more »
International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy
Part of the International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course, this program allows graduate students to experience first-hand how metropolitan areas tackle urban issues. This spring break study-abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, will focus on urban growth and land use planning and its… more »
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Are you ready to watch fireworks for the Fourth of July? Do you have a spot in mind?
We’ve got Lenox Square right in the heart of Buckhead presenting a great musical lineup for this evening. Sons of Sailors, a tribute band that travels… more »
Celebrating Our First Anniversary in 85 Park Place College of Law
Wednesday, June 22 marks one year since the College of Law relocated from the Urban Life Building on Decatur Street to an award-winning, state-of-the-art structure at 85 Park Place in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Since the move, the college has garnered a litany… more »
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 »
Alicia D. Mack (J.D. ’13)
Firm: The Mack Law Firm, LLC
Specialty: Personal injury, workers’ compensation (adding Grandparent Adoptions, Criminal Expungements, and Eviction Defense through the Lawyers for Equal Justice program)
Community Involvement: Member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)
Mack grew up in… more »
The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) recently named the Georgia State Law chapter as Rising Chapter of the Year for 2015-16. ACS awards this annual recognition to chapters that have made the greatest strides as a new or recently revived chapter in establishing a presence on campus.
The ACS Georgia State… more »
Kevyn Orr Tells 190 Graduates That Role of Attorney Comes With Awesome Power
“A few years ago, I came across a quote that would change the way I looked at my life, and my future career, forever—‘Don’t you dare shrink yourself for someone else’s comfort. Do not become small for people who refuse to grow,” said… more »
Seventy percent of the Class of 2016 contributed to the Class Gift Campaign Scholarship Fund in gratitude to the College of the Law. Funds raised in the annual campaign will provide immediate financial assistance for a deserving student in the fall’s entering class, as well as help build an endowment… more »