Judge Jill A. Pryor, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Judge Pryor under the direct supervision of her career law clerk. The extern will perform legal research and analysis and will have the opportunity to observe oral arguments. The externship will provide valuable experience to students who plan to practice in federal court or who have a particular interest in… Read more »

Judge Paul M. Baisier, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Externs will work with Judge Baisier and his law clerk. Responsibilities will include calendar preparation, legal research, writing memoranda, attending hearings and trials and drafting orders. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Basic Bankruptcy coursework Preferences: None ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Acceptance into this externship may involve a complete FBI background investigation. Students must submit a writing sample… Read more »

Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION This externship will expose students to the practice of civil and criminal law in the Northern District of Georgia. Students will work for Judge Batten by performing legal research and drafting orders. Students will also have the opportunity to observe pre-trial hearings and civil and criminal trials. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Top academic credentials… Read more »

Judge Nels S.D. Peterson, Georgia Court of Appeals

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Judge Peterson under the direct supervision of his staff attorneys. Externship includes legal research and writing and the opportunity to observe oral argument. Assignment of projects to externs is dependent upon research and writing skills. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Demonstrated academic excellence; Superior writing and research skills Preferences: Third-year students but second-year students… Read more »

Judge Reuben M. Green, Cobb County Superior Court

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work closely with and under the direct supervision of Judge Green’s Staff Attorney and will assist the Court in its work related to pending criminal, civil, and domestic cases. Students will engage in a wide range of activities typical to the work of a judicial law clerk. Such activities include: 1)… Read more »

Judge Stephen Louis A. Dillard, Georgia Court of Appeals

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Judge Dillard under the direct supervision of Judge Dillard and his staff attorneys. Students will perform legal research, analysis, and writing. Most students will have an opportunity to attend oral argument and will gain a better understanding of the Georgia appellate process. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: None Preferences: Third-year students, but… Read more »

Judge Wendy L. Hagenau, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases, which are handled by the Bankruptcy Court.  Bankruptcy judges serve as judicial officers of the bankruptcy court for their respective districts. The U.S. court of appeals for each circuit appoints bankruptcy judges to renewable fourteen-year terms. Externs will work with Judge Hagenau and her law… Read more »

Judge Richard W. Story, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION This externship will expose students to the practice of civil and criminal law in the Northern District of Georgia. Students will work for Judge Story by performing legal research and drafting orders. Students will also have the opportunity to observe pre-trial hearings and civil and criminal trials. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Law Review or… Read more »

Business Court, Fulton County Superior Court

SITE DESCRIPTION The Business Court provides a specialized venue for complex commercial litigation with damages in excess of one million dollars. Students will research substantive procedural issues, prepare written summaries and attend hearings, and participate in ruling conferences. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Contracts Corporations Preferences: Securities, Commercial Torts, UCC Article 2, 6 and/or 9, and any Business or… Read more »

Judge Amy Totenberg, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work for Judge Totenberg performing legal research, analysis and writing, observing hearings and trials, and participating in various other aspects of the work of a judicial law clerk. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Top ten percent of class or law review/moot court participation or significant writing experience. Preferences: Third-year students, but second-year students… Read more »