Type: State/Local Government
The Appellate Division of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council represents indigent defendants on criminal appeals. Externs will partner with experienced appellate attorneys to review trial court records, analyze legal issues, draft pleadings, and attend court proceedings in actual criminal cases from the motion to new trial level through direct appeal. Students will also watch oral arguments first-hand in the Court of Appeals of Georgia, one of the busiest intermediate appellate courts in the country, as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia.
- Criminal Law Courses
- Constitutional Law The Appellate Division is recruiting While a criminal law background is not a prerequisite, applicants who have taken evidence, criminal law, or constitutional law classes are preferred.
- A writing sample is required at the time of application.