DeKalb County Public Defender, Pretrial Justice Division

SITE DESCRIPTION Our office is responsible for representing all indigent people who have been accused of committing juvenile, traffic, misdemeanor and felony crimes in DeKalb County.  Our program is a unique opportunity for law students to integrate what they have learned in law school with the practical application of what it means to be a… Read more »

Georgia State University Office of Technology Licensing and Commercialization

The vast majority of innovations that are eligible for intellectual protection (patents, copyrights, trademarks) created by employees of GSU are owned by GSU. GSU’s Office of Technology Licensing & Commercialization receives disclosures of such innovations and is responsible for evaluating them and, when appropriate, pursuing protection and eventual commercialization of such innovations. These activities assure compliance… Read more »

Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the state’s lead agency for preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective. The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice and support to all of DPH’s divisions and programs, including:  Health Promotion and Disease… Read more »

Coweta County Solicitor General

Students will assist in all stages of misdemeanor prosecution.  This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing case files, drafting accusations, performing legal research, interviewing witnesses, participating in arraignment, motions hearings, bench trials, and, hopefully, jury trials. Prerequisites: A clean criminal history (other than minor traffic offenses) Preferences: Evidence Criminal Law Eligibility to practice under… Read more »

Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Established in 1975 by an Act of the Georgia General Assembly, the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council provides operational support and training to Georgia District Attorneys and Solicitors-General to bolster their efforts to build safer communities through the fair and just enforcement of the law. Students will be assigned a mentor who will insure that… Read more »

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 »

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 »

City of Atlanta Office of the Public Defender

SITE DESCRIPTION The City of Atlanta Office of the Public Defender provides constitutionally mandated criminal defense to indigent defendants accused of violating legislatively authorized state level misdemeanors, DUI and other traffic offenses, and Atlanta city ordinance and quality of life crimes, including: disorderly conduct, code enforcement and housing code violations, zoning and environmental offenses, animal… 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 »

Senate Research Office

SITE DESCRIPTION Created in 1975, the Senate Research Office (SRO) is a nonpartisan office which serves all Senators and the Lieutenant Governor, on a confidential basis, by providing quality, specialized, objective information and policy analysis. The SRO responds to research and information requests from Senators on potential and pending legislation, as well as other significant… Read more »