The College of Law's inaugural Practitioner in Residence series will focus on the work of the Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP). GLSP serves low-income Georgians all over the state in family law, housing, access to public benefits, eviction prevention, farmworkers' rights and access to education.
On Tuesday, Jan. 24, at noon in room 247, join GLSP Litigation Director Lisa Krisher and Zoe Siepert (J.D. '23) for a conversation about post-graduate project-based fellowships with GLSP.
On Wednesday, January 25, at noon, we are honored to have GLSP's Executive Director, Susan Coppedge, join us for a lunch presentation in room 246. Susan will talk about the myriad ways GLSP is making a difference and how Georgia State students can get involved in their work - during law school and beyond. Also on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 2-4 p.m., Education Staff Attorney Kamala Buchanan will be in room 145 to talk with students interested in GLSP's education work on behalf of students facing school discipline or needing assistance securing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Drop in from 2-2:30 p.m. or schedule a one-on-one session from 2:30-4 p.m.
On Thursday, Jan. 26, from 2-4 p.m., Farmworker Staff Attorney Juan Barragan-Rangel will be in room 145 to talk about his work in service of farmworkers and immigrants in rural Georgia. Drop in from 2-2:30 p.m. or schedule a one-on-one session from 2:30-4 p.m.
On Friday, Jan. 27 from 2-4 p.m. in room 145, reconnect with Georgia State Law alums Mark Pickett (J.D. '22) and Monique Bandong (J.D. '22) to hear about their work as junior attorneys with GLSP. Learn about their path to prepare for their current positions and their recommendations for Georgia State Law students to get involved with the GLSP community. Drop in from 2-2:30 p.m. or schedule a one-on-one session from 2:30-4 p.m.
You can stop by room 145 Monday through Thursday between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. to discuss applying for internships, drafting cover letters, interviewing for public interest jobs, or general career advice with Alex Eichenbaum, GLSP's director in charge of attorney recruiting.