Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, Appellate Division

SITE DESCRIPTION The Appellate Division of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council represents indigent defendants on criminal appeals. Externs will partner with experienced appellate attorneys to review trial court records, analyze legal issues, draft pleadings, and attend court proceedings in actual criminal cases from the motion to new trial level through direct appeal. Students will… 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 »

Georgia Innocence Project

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work at the Georgia Innocence Project under the supervision of the Executive Director. The Georgia Innocence Project is a non-profit organization. The project reviews post-conviction cases, using new DNA technology and other scientific methods, to determine if inmates in Georgia have been wrongly convicted. This position offers students interested in criminal… Read more »

Southern Center for Human Rights

SITE DESCRIPTION The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR)’s internship program provides students with hands-on training in all areas of capital and civil rights litigation and advocacy. Externs assist staff attorneys in all aspects of our work. Externs should expect to do several of the following tasks while they are at the Center: conduct legal… Read more »