Programs

Mack (J.D. ’13) Serves Community Through Incubator Program

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 »

‘Programs Like These Make Me More Confident’ As Attorney

“The more practicums or clinics we have to offer these services to people, the better students and the better lawyers we become, but also the better community we build in the city.”

Faryn Wallace (J.D. ‘16) and Lizeth Gomez (J.D. ’17) had a difficult decision to make while assisting asylum seekers through a practicum taught… more »

Shana Tabak

An ‘Invaluable Experience’ in Asylum Law Practicum

Students Help Asylum Seeker Escaping Persecution in Jamaica

“When many people in the United States think about Jamaica, they think jerk chicken, beach resorts and relaxation. But for homosexuals living in Jamaica, it’s not that,” said Jake Campbell (J.D. ’17). “It is incredibly difficult because Jamaica has such a homophobic society, and the government has… more »

Grace Ha

Ha Receives First AtlAS Fellowship with ACIAM

ATLANTA — Grace Ha is the first recipient of the AtlAS Fellowship with the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation, a partner with Georgia State University College of Law.

Ha holds a B.S. from Duke University and a J.D. from Emory University School… more »

Center Receives Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth was awarded the Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant from Georgia State University’s Office of the Provost.

As part of Georgia State’s initiative to collaborate with similarly situated urban universities around the world, the $10,000 grant will fund… more »

Congratulations to 2015-16 New Urban Fellows

Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth welcomes 20 new Urban Fellows to its program for 2015-16.

The Urban Fellows program was one reason Ian Michael Rogers (J.D. ’17) chose Georgia State Law. “I knew I wanted a law school that provided distinct opportunities to explore… more »

Court Interpreter Exposes Law Students to Hispanic Culture

The Hispanic Student Bar Association focuses on spreading awareness of the Hispanic culture within Georgia State College of Law and the legal community—teaching law students to speak Spanish plays a big part in this initiative.

“If you’re working in immigration law or workers compensation, or even personal injury law, it’s advantageous to speak Spanish because… more »

Leadership Skills Take Center Stage In Workshop

Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.

The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »

Summer Institute 2014

Posted On June 10, 2014

Summer Institute on Conflict Management in Higher Education

The Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution’s Summer Institute offers classes focusing on learning and improving conflict management skills in the context of a university setting. Our faculty apply their extensive knowledge and their own unique experience as administrators and faculty to the interactive, participatory… more »