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 »

Dekalb County Solicitor

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work in the office of the Dekalb County Solicitor, under the supervision of an attorney, conducting investigations, interviewing witnesses and complainants, preparing cases for trial, and appearing in court as student prosecutors in misdemeanor cases. Work assignments will vary, but every effort will be made to give each student the opportunity to… Read more »

Fulton County Solicitor

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work in the office of the Fulton County Solicitor under the supervision of an attorney, conducting investigations, interviewing witnesses and complainants, preparing for trial, and appearing in court as student prosecutors in misdemeanor cases. Students may also perform research and other tasks involving appeals assigned to his or her solicitor. Work assignments… Read more »

Gwinnett County Solicitor

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work in the Office of the Gwinnett County Solicitor. It is desired to have students perform as an Assistant Solicitor. This includes, but is not limited to, activities such as legal research, complying with discovery demands, interviewing witnesses, preparing pre-trial motions, participating in arraignment, revocation, and motions hearings, as well as hopefully trying bench and/or jury… Read more »

Rockdale County D.A.

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work in the District Attorney’s office. Students will be exposed to Preliminary Hearings, Grand Jury, Juvenile Court, State Court, Superior Court, and appellate work. The object is to allow each student to try at least one jury trial during the externship. Drafting, motions practice, and trial preparation are all included. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS… Read more »

Cobb County D.A., Trial Division

SITE DESCRIPTIONExterns are assigned to work with a trial team of two attorneys. Assignments include researching and writing memoranda, drafting motions and indictments, fact investigations, witness interviews, presenting cases to grand juries, arguing motions, handling probation revocation hearings, and, if the court and student’s schedule permits, trying a felony case to a jury. There may… Read more »

Dekalb County D. A., Litigation

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work with the District Attorney’s Office. Externs will be exposed to the work of a criminal investigator under the direct supervision of an investigator and will assist in interviewing witnesses, securing physical evidence, and preparing trial reports. Following this, externs will be assigned to the Grand Jury Division working directly under… 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. Students working in the civil division engage in a variety of tasks including drafting pleadings, assisting in taking depositions and conducting… Read more »