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 »

Chief Justice Harold Melton, Georgia Supreme Court

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Justice Melton performing research, analysis and writing. Students will have the opportunity to study the briefs in cases filed in the Court and to observe oral argument. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Top 50% of class Superior writing and research skills Preferences: Prefer third-year students but second-year students may also apply ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS A… Read more »

Justice Robert Benham, Georgia Supreme Court

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Justice Benham under the direct supervision of Justice Benham’s law assistants. Students will research and write on issues appearing in cases pending before the Supreme Court. Students are encouraged to attend the Court’s oral argument sessions during their externships. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Strong research and writing skills Preferences: Second and third-year students NO… 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 Frank M. Hull, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Judge Hull under the direct supervision of Judge Hull. The extern will perform legal research and analysis, prepare bench memoranda and draft opinions for pending appeals and will have the opportunity to observe oral arguments and a circuit court mediation. The externship will provide valuable experience to students who plan… Read more »

Judge Gail S. Tusan, Fulton County Superior Court

SITE DESCRIPTION Students must have excellent analysis, research, and communication skills, and the ability to work well with others.  Students can expect a range of assignments and issues that may encompass a wide-range of areas of law along with the practical experience of filing documents with the Clerk’s office, review pleadings, and the Court’s docket… Read more »

Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams, Fulton County Superior Court

SITE DESCRIPTION Student will work for Judge Adams doing legal research, analysis and writing, preparing bench memoranda, and participating in all aspects of the work of a judicial law clerk, including observing numerous civil and criminal trials. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: Excellent research and writing skills Computer proficiency Preferences: Third-year students but second-year students may also… Read more »

Presiding Judge M. Yvette Miller, Georgia Court of Appeals

SITE DESCRIPTION Students work for Judge Miller under the direct supervision of Judge Miller’s staff attorneys. Students will perform legal research, analysis, and writing. Most students will have an opportunity to attend oral argument and all will gain an understanding of the Georgia appellate process. STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS Prerequisites: None Preferences: None ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS A brief writing… Read more »

Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua, Fulton County Superior Court

SITE DESCRIPTION This externship focuses on the practice of civil and criminal law in the Superior Court of Fulton County. Students will review case files designated for dispositions by motion and/or trial. Students will research and make written recommendations regarding resolution of all outstanding motions filed before trial. During trial, students will assist the Judge… Read more »