Dr. Sheila Salvant Valentine (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16), a 2016 Health Law Award recipient, joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the HIV prevention division as an ORISE fellow in 2016. Formerly, she was a primary-care physician practicing in the Caribbean, first in Jamaica and then in Turks and Caicos Islands.
Why did you decide… more »
Christopher J. Chan (J.D. ’98) is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Eversheds Sutherland. He serves on his firm’s Professional Development and Pro Bono & Public Service Committees, Georgia State’s Law Alumni Council and Intellectual Property Advisory Board, the Executive Board of the Center for Puppetry Arts and the Board of Directors for… more »
Why did you pursue a career in law? I wanted to make a positive difference in my community and in the lives of others.
As a child of the civil rights movement, raised in the segregated South, I experienced firsthand discrimination and the adverse effects of unequal justice. I realized early that it was the… more »
Gail Horlick enrolled at Georgia State Law in 1987 as her husband, Alan, was starting his last year. Their son, Robbie, followed in their footsteps later, receiving his J.D. in 2004.
Did Alan have any influence on you pursuing a law degree and/or attending Georgia State?
Gail: Law was something I never considered. At that… more »
Siblings Clay and Ashley followed their father, Keith A. O’Daniel, to Georgia State Law. Keith and his sister, Deborah Cantrell, established a scholarship for former athletes at Georgia State Law.
What led you to pursue a law degree?
Keith: Upon graduation from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1976, I accepted a job with Pioneer… more »