Experiential Education At Georgia State Law

Georgia State College of Law’s innovative, experiential curriculum offers students the opportunity to learn about the law by linking theory and practice in context. Through our award-winning in-house clinics, students represent clients and deepen their knowledge and skills while providing needed legal services to those who cannot afford to pay. Students in our off-site clinics, externships, and experiential learning courses explore different practice environments and areas of law, expand their knowledge, and illuminate their professional interests while increasing their understanding of the legal profession.

Our Clinics

Georgia State College of Law offers a rich variety of clinical education offerings. Our award-winning clinics expose students to practice in the areas of general civil law including disability, housing and education, tax law, securities law, mediation and criminal law. Students engage in real lawyering experiences that help them learn to become members of the profession immediately upon graduation.

Externship Program

Georgia State College of Law’s Externship Program allows students to acquire practical legal skills and substantive training while earning course credit. Students work in a wide range of legal placements including government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and judge’s offices.

Practice-Based Courses

Practice-based courses blend learning of doctrine with the opportunity to represent clients or collaborate with community partners, allowing students to develop their substantive knowledge together with their practice skills.

Simulation Courses

Students learn knowledge and skills through extensive simulated problems and exercises designed to simulate law practice: