Run for Justice 5K Set for Saturday, Nov. 11

Atlanta Legal Aid Society will hold its annual Run for Justice in Oakhurst at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The event will benefit the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Participants in the Run for Justice will enjoy a beautiful a 5K course beginning and ending at One Step at A Time, 650 East Lake Drive, Decatur. Register to… Read more »

Experiential Course Fair Set for Wednesday, Sept. 13

All students starting law school after August 2016 must take six credits of “E” (Experiential) courses before graduation. Learn what your options are and how experiential courses can help you gain valuable professional skills and practical experience at the Experiential Course Fair at noon and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the Catherine Henson Atrium…. Read more »

Conference Exploring Future of International Trade Agreements Sept. 18

The University of Georgia School of Law will host a conference exploring the future of international trade agreements from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, North Campus. The conference will feature expert academics, policymakers, corporate counsels and practitioners who will explore the shifting trajectory of trade… Read more »

National Lawyers Guild DisOrientation Saturday, Sept. 16

Join the Georgia student chapters of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) for its 2nd Annual Law Student DisOrientation, 10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 in the The Blackburn Conference Center at John Marshall Law School, 1405 Spring St NW, Atlanta. Visit NLG’s Facebook page to R.S.V.P. and see a detailed schedule. Panel topics include how to financially… Read more »

Preparing for Practice Panel Thursday, Sept. 7

Join the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic, and Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in Room 241 for a panel discussion on Preparing for Practice. Practicing attorneys will speak about their experiences working in the clinics, how they developed their professional skills through participating in clinic, and… Read more »

Run for Justice with PILA on Nov. 11

Join the Public Interest Law Association (PILA) team at Atlanta Legal Aid’s Run For Justice! This 5k run/walk on Saturday, Nov. 11, helps fund free legal services for low-income members of our community. Registration is $15 for law students. Register at runforjustice.org to run/walk with your classmates by entering “GSU PILA” as the team name.

Mindfulness Panel Discussion Wednesday, Aug. 23

Join the Mindfulness in Law Society for a panel discussion 11:45 to 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, in Room 242. Plamen Russev, Georgia State Bar Taskforces on Wellness; Shelley Senterfitt, WorkBest Consulting LCC; and Jessica Wood of Bodker, Ramsey Andrews, Winograd and Wildstein will discuss how mindfulness is an essential skill for attorneys. Questions? Contact Christopher Kanelos… Read more »

1L and LLM Students Invited to Bryan Stevenson Keynote Aug. 20

All 1L and LL.M. students are invited to hear Bryan Stevenson, the author of Just Mercy, deliver the keynote speech at Georgia State University’s Freshman Convocation at 3 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 20, in the University’s Sports Arena. Dress is business casual, and the doors open at 2:15 p.m. R.S.V.P. here.

Public Interest Keynote with Stephen Bright, Noon Tuesday, Aug. 22

Stephen Bright, professor of practice and former president and senior counsel with the Southern Center for Human Rights, will deliver the annual Public Interest Keynote address at noon Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Ceremonial Courtroom. After the lecture, the center will introduce the Pro Bono Program and the Public Interest Law and Policy Certificate, which can… Read more »