March 31-April 6, 2019

For a full list of events: GSU Law Calendar

Keynote

Leaning In: Success When the Odds are Against You
Wednesday, April 3rd 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Georgia State University College of Law Room 341

Keynote Speaker: Carrie Christie

Carrie Christie is Managing Partner of the Atlanta office of Rutherford & Christie. She obtained her BSW, Cum Laude, University of Georgia, 1982 and her JD from Georgia State University College of Law, 1989, where she serves as a member of the Board of Visitors. Carrie serves as litigation counsel in both state and federal courts nationwide for over 20 international restaurant and entertainment brands, including McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A, Texas Roadhouse, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Hooters of America, Dave & Busters, Topgolf, and The Main Event. Carrie serves as a Board Member for House of Cherith, a transitional home for victims of human trafficking; My Journey Matters, an alternative sentencing program for violent felony offenders; and the Restaurant Risk Management Summit, a restaurant industry-only risk management forum.

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Topics

Law Week offers an array of panels and speakers organized by various student organizations.

  • Masterpiece Cakeshop: Let Them Eat Cake
  • Ineffective assistance on Crimmigration: “Lessons from Padilla”
  • Death Row, Wrongful Convictions, & Criminal Justice
  • Networking in the Era of #MeToo
  • From the NFL to Social Justice Reform
  • And more.

For a full list of events: GSU Law Calendar

 

Community Service Project

The Student Bar Association has also organized a community service project in which law students are volunteering with the Caring for Others program.

Law Week 2019 Kick-off Cookout and Breaking Barriers through Community Service Event

March 31, 2019
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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Agenda

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31ST

12:30 PM – 5PM Law Week 2019 Kick-off Cookout and Breaking Barriers through Community Service Event
  • Student Bar Association
  • Caring for Others
Caring for Others
3537 Browns Mill Rd. Atlanta

 

MONDAY, APRIL 1ST

8AM – 9AM Chick-fil-A Breakfast Criminal Law Lobby
12PM – 1PM
  • Masterpiece Cakeshop: Let Them Eat Cake
  • Ineffective assistance on Crimmigration: “Lessons from Padilla”
  • OUTLaw
  • American Constitutional Society
  • Criminal Law
  • Center for Access to Justice
  • Immigration Law Society
COL 341
5PM – 6PM
  • RBG Movie Screening
  • Breaking Into the Practice of Intellectual Property Law
  • Association of Women Law Students
  • Intellectual Property Law Society
COL 245

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2ND

8AM – 9AM Breakfast Estate Planning and Wealth Management Lobby
12PM – 1PM Death Row, Wrongful Convictions, & Criminal Justice Latin/Caribbean Law Student Association COL 242
4:30PM – 6P Honors Day Program

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3RD KEYNOTE SPEAKER

8AM – 9AM Chief Judge Stephen Dillard of the Georgia Court of Appeals Federalist Society COL 245
12PM – 1PM Leaning In: Success When the Odds are Against You Student Bar Association
COL 341
5PM – 6PM
  • Networking in the Era of #MeToo
  • From the NFL to Social Justice Reform
  • Association of Women Law Students
    Business & Law Society
  • Black Law Students Association
  • COL 241
  • COL 341

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 4TH

8AM – 9AM Bagel Breakfast Jewish Law Students Society Lobby
12PM – 1PM Telehealth and the Law Student Health Law Association  COL 241
5PM – 7PM Miller Lecture

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5TH

8AM – 5PM Law Review Symposium Georgia State University Law Review  
8AM – 9AM Chick-fil-A Breakfast Phi Alpha Delta  Lobby

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH

8PM – 12AM Barristers’ Ball Student Bar Association Southern Exchange