The Home Depot, Legal Department

SITE DESCRIPTION The Home Depot (THD) is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with more than 2,200 stores across North America and approximately 400,000 employees. The student will be placed within THD’s Legal Department and will work with a variety of in-house counsel teams. The extern will have the opportunity to work with THD’s transactional… Read more »

State Bar of Georgia, Office of the General Counsel

SITE DESCRIPTION The Office of the General Counsel of the State Bar of Georgia is responsible for the enforcement of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct and investigation and prosecution of disciplinary complaints against attorneys. Students will work in the Office of the General Counsel under the supervision of an attorney. Students will have the… Read more »

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.

SITE DESCRIPTION Founded in 1924 by prominent members of the Atlanta bar, Atlanta Legal Aid is recognized as one of the cutting-edge legal services providers in the country.  Our 60+ staff attorneys work on a variety of issues, ranging from public benefits to complex mortgage litigation.  Significant casework includes Olmstead vs. L.C. & E.W., a… Read more »

Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Regional Counsel

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work in the FAA Office of Regional Counsel, Southern Region, where they will address a variety of advisory and litigation legal issues presented by management officials and client offices located in the Regional Office Headquarters in Atlanta, GA as well as officials and divisions located in several surrounding states within the… Read more »

Office of the Attorney General, State of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Along with research projects, externs will be encouraged to actively participate in matters being handled by the division to which they are assigned; including opportunities to participate in client meetings, mediation sessions, depositions and court proceedings. Students will be assigned a mentor who will insure that the student receives training in the practical… Read more »

City of Atlanta

SITE DESCRIPTION The City of Atlanta Law Department provides legal services to the City of Atlanta. The Department represents the City in all civil legal matters and provides legal advice to the officers and employees of the municipal corporation and its elected officials. The Department is organized into four practice groups: Aviation; Government Counsel, Development… Read more »

American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU)

SITE DESCRIPTION The ACLU of Georgia is a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting civil rights and individual liberties. The ACLU works in the courts, in communities and with the state legislature to protect people’s basic civil rights. Specifically, we focus on impact litigation and advocacy involving a variety of constitutional concerns in a wide variety… Read more »

Southeastern Legal Foundation Inc.

SITE DESCRIPTION Southeastern Legal Foundation is an Atlanta-based public interest law firm and policy center. For 40 years, SLF has advocated for limited government, free speech, private property rights, and economic freedom in the courts of law and public opinion. SLF’s mission is to engage in litigation and public policy advocacy in support of these… Read more »

United States Attorney, Northern District of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work in the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. Students are assigned to work either in the civil or criminal division for the entire two semesters. The first semester will serve as a foundation for the activities performed second semester. Students working in the civil division engage… Read more »

U.S. Department of the Interior – Office of the Regional Solicitor

SITE DESCRIPTION The Department of the Interior is the nation’s principal natural resources management agency. It also has significant responsibilities in American Indian affairs. The Southeast Regional Solicitor’s Office in Atlanta provides legal counsel to Interior agencies and offices in the states located in the southeastern U. S., the U. S. Virgin Islands, and the… Read more »