Access to Justice Events

Make It Count: Alternative Spring Break Information Session, Noon & 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, Room 304

The Center for Access to Justice facilitates Alternative Spring Break trips to provide Georgia State Law students the opportunity to spend a week immersed in a substantive area of law, while also engaging in pro bono legal service. Students work with licensed attorneys to receive training and guidance, gaining insight into some of the… more »

2019 Federal Defender Summer Internship Information Session, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, Room 346

The Federal Defender Program Inc. and the Center for Access to Justice are partnering to offer a paid internship in memory of Jake Waldrop (J.D. ’85) to one rising Georgia State Law second-year or third-year student. The selected student will receive $4,000 (before taxes) for a 10-week summer internship with the Federal Defender Program in… more »

Eliminating Barriers to Justice V, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31

Register today for this comprehensive five and a half-hour CLE will feature nationally recognized access to justice stakeholders, including judges, attorneys, and interpreters, addressing evolving access to justice challenges  for limited English proficient (LEP) persons and persons with disabilities in Georgia courts.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Chief Justice Harold Melton of the… more »

Public Interest Organizations Fair: Noon Monday, Sept. 24, Catherine Henson Atrium

Co-sponsored by the Atlanta Bar Association’s Public Interest Law Section, the Public Interest Organizations Fair brings representatives from several community organizations to campus to talk about their work and how students can get involved. Lunch will be served.

Public Interest Organization Fair When: Noon-1:30 Monday, Sept. 24 Where: Catherine Henson Atrium Lunch provided

For more… more »

Public Interest Keynote: Judge Catherine M. Salinas, Noon Thursday, Aug. 30, Ceremonial Courtroom

Judge Catherine M. Salinas of the U.S. Magistrate Court, will deliver the second annual Public Interest Keynote address at noon Thursday, Aug. 30, in the Ceremonial Courtroom.

Public Interest Keynote When: Noon Thursday, Aug. 30 Where: Ceremonial Courtroom, Lower Level Lunch provided

After the lecture, the center will introduce the Pro Bono Program… more »