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SITE DESCRIPTION

Students can expect an assortment of activities and assignments. Notably, a student will assist the Superior Court Judge, under the supervision of the Staff Attorney, with his constitutionally prescribed responsibilities. In this regard, assignments will include: reviewing pleadings and fillings, conducting legal research on issues raised in the Court; drafting legal memorandum and proposed orders; and reviewing the Court's docket to ensure proper and efficient resolution of cases. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to observe various court proceedings, including; status conferences, hearings and trials.

STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS

Prerequisites: Excellent analysis, research and communication skills

Preferences:

  • Criminal Procedure
  • Georgia Practice and Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law, Evidence
  • Legal Research
  • Post-Conviction Relief
  • Remedies

NO ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

A writing sample is required at the time of application.