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 »

Georgia Student Finance Commission

GSFC is one of the most successful state student aid operations in the nation. Founded in 1965 as the State Scholarship Commission, the agency’s primary function is to provide and service educational loans. Over the years, GSFC has grown to be the administrator of more than 20 state- and lottery-funded scholarships, grants and service-cancelable loan programs… 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 »

Georgia House Democratic Caucus

SITE DESCRIPTION The Georgia House Democratic Caucus serves as a focal point for legislative strategy, press relations, and policy development for the Democratic members of the Georgia House of Representatives. In the fall semester, students work closely with the Legislative Director and Deputy Legislative Director to identify weak areas of the O.C.G.A., conduct research to… Read more »

Georgia State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Compliance Office

SITE DESCRIPTION The Georgia State University Athletic Department is a Division I Football Bowl Subdivision athletic program within the Sun Belt Conference. Georgia State currently sponsors sixteen Division I sports. Although externs within the Compliance Office gain experience in a variety of different ways, their primary responsibilities include the following: researching and interpreting NCAA and… Read more »

City of Atlanta

SITE DESCRIPTION The City of Atlanta Law Department provides legal services to the City of Atlanta. The Department represents the City in all civil legal matters and provides legal advice to the officers and employees of the municipal corporation and its elected officials. The Department is organized into four practice groups: Aviation; Government Counsel, Development… Read more »