In an environment where most classes focus on distilling about 60 cases into three-sentence summaries, the HeLP Clinic provides students with a reminder that the law isn’t just a means of protecting deep pockets. At its best, it’s a safe haven for people with no pockets at all.
Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, was recognized for her “Vision, Inspiration, and Resourcefulness” in the creation of the collaborative community program known as the Health Law Partnership [HeLP] at the annual Shake It Up for HeLP event in April.
“The advisory council for the Health Law Partnership and staff and… more »
Ryan Behndleman (J.D. ’16) and Ryan Bozarth (J.D. ’16), won two Social Security disability cases for their clients, two children with significant medical disabilities, in the fall while working with the Georgia State Law Heath Law Partnership Clinic. Both children were previously denied disability benefits.
I have a tremendous amount of gratitude for the HeLP Legal Services Clinic instructors and for the intern opportunity with the clinic because it helped prepare me for my summer law clerkship at the Atlanta Law Group.
For example, weekly supervision meetings and a comprehensive mid-semester review where my supervising attorney provided… more »
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 »
The HeLP Legal Services Clinic prepared me for practice because it combines knowledge learned in other classes with the skill set the clinic teaches to work as an attorney. Even though I advocated for clients SSI benefits, which is not likely to be my… more »