Experiential Education At Georgia State Law

Georgia State Law’s innovative, experiential curriculum offers students the opportunity to learn about the law by linking theory and practice in context. Through our award-winning in-house clinics, students represent clients and deepen their knowledge and skills while providing needed legal services to those who cannot afford to pay. Students in our external clinics, externships and experiential learning courses explore different practice environments and areas of law, expand their knowledge and illuminate their professional interests while increasing their understanding of the legal profession.
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Our Clinics

Georgia State Law offers a rich variety of clinical education offerings. Our award-winning clinics expose students to practice in the areas of general civil law including disability, housing and education, tax law, securities law, mediation and criminal law. Students engage in real lawyering experiences that help them learn to become members of the profession.

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Externship Program

Georgia State Law’s Externship Program allows students to acquire practical legal skills and substantive training while they earn course credit. Students work in a wide range of legal placements including government agencies, nonprofit organizations and judge’s offices.

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Practice-Based Courses

Practice-based courses blend learning of doctrine with the opportunity to represent clients or collaborate with community partners, allowing students to develop their substantive knowledge together with their practice skills.

  • Bankruptcy Assistance & Practice Program
  • Civil Pre-Trial Litigation
  • Fundamentals of Law Practice
  • Health Legislation and Advocacy
  • Law and Health Equity
  • Transactional Assistance and Practice Program

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Simulation Courses

Students learn knowledge and skills through extensive simulated problems and exercises designed to simulate law practice:

  • Advanced Evidence
  • Business Arbitration Practicum
  • Family Business Succession Capstone
  • Health-Care Transactions and Regulatory Practicum
  • Interviewing and Counseling
  • Negotiation
  • Unincorporated Business Associations