Atlanta Semester in Practice and Civil Externship Positions

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Note: The term Rank specifies a certain class ranking or other specific criteria such as a minimum GPA.

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Judicial Placements

Federal Courts

Placement Title City Full Time Part Time Rank
11th Circuit Court of Appeals: Judge Jill A. Pryor  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 25% of class
Atlanta Immigration Courts  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
U.S. Bankruptcy Court: Judge Bonapfel  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
U.S. District Court: Chief Magistrate Judge Walker  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
U.S. District Court: Judge Batten  Atlanta, GA  No Yes Top 1/3 of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Boulee  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 1/3 of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Brown  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 1/3 of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Jones  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 1/3 of class
U.S. District Court: Judge May  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 15% of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Ray  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 1/3 of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Self  Macon, GA  No Yes Top 1/3 of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Story  Atlanta, GA  No Yes Top 20% of class
U.S. District Court: Judge Totenberg  Atlanta, GA  Yes No Top 20% of class

Other Courts

Placement Title City Full Time Part Time Rank
Athens / Clarke County Juvenile Court: Judge Robin Shearer  Athens, GA  No Yes
Athens / Clarke County Magistrate Court  Athens, GA  No Yes
Athens / Clarke County Probate Court: Judge Susan Tate  Athens, GA  No Yes
Athens / Clarke County State Court: Judges Simpson & Auslander  Athens, GA  No Yes
EEOC - Administrative: Judge Alison Smith-Lynn  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Business Court: Judge Davis  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 1/3 of class
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Booth  Jefferson, GA  No Yes
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Gosselin  Gainesville, GA  No Yes
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Lott  Athens, GA ,  Watkinsville, GA  No Yes
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Norris  Athens, GA  No Yes
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Stephens  Athens, GA  No Yes
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Watson  Carnesville, GA  No Yes
Georgia Superior Court: Judge Wynne  Covington, GA  No Yes
Metro Atlanta Business Court  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Minimum GPA of 3.0

Georgia Appellate Courts

Placement Title City Full Time Part Time
Georgia Court of Appeals  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Supreme Court  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes

Governmental Placements

Placement Title City Full Time Part Time Rank
Administrative Office of the Courts  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Athens-Clarke County Attorney  Athens, GA  No Yes
Centers for Disease Control (Office of General Counsel)  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Centers for Disease Control (Public Health Law Program)  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Preference for 3Ls
City of Atlanta, Office of Resilience  Atlanta, GA  No Yes
DeKalb County Law Department  Decatur, GA  No Yes
DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office  Decatur, GA  Yes No
EEOC - Legal  Atlanta, GA  Yes No
Environmental Protection Agency  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Federal Public Defender  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Federal Trade Commission  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Minimum GPA of 3.0
Fulton County Public Defender’s Office  Atlanta, GA  Yes No
Georgia Attorney General  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Governor: Office of Executive Counsel  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Secretary of State's Office  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Gwinnett County Law Department  Lawrenceville, GA  Yes Yes
Internal Revenue Service  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes Top 1/3 of class
National Labor Relations Board Region 10  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Securities and Exchange Commission  Atlanta, GA  Yes No
U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
U.S. Department of Education (Civil Rights)  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
U.S. Dep’t of Health and Human Services, Office of General Counsel  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
U.S. Dep’t of Housing and Urban Development  Atlanta, GA  No Yes
United States Attorney  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes

Legislative

Placement Title City Full Time Part Time
Georgia House of Representatives  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
House Democratic Caucus  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Senate Democratic Caucus  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes

Private Non-profit Placements

Placement Title City Full Time Part Time
American Civil Liberties Union  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Asian Americans Advancing Justice  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Athens Land Trust  Athens, GA  No Yes
Athens-Oconee CASA  Athens, GA  No Yes
Atlanta Legal Aid  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Atlanta Legal Aid (Gwinnett)  Lawrenceville, GA  Yes Yes
Carl Vinson Institute of Government  Athens, GA  No Yes
Carl Vinson Institute of Government - Water Policy Division  Athens, GA  No Yes
Carter Center  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Catholic Charities Immigration Law Project  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Elder Legal Assistance Project  Athens, GA  No Yes
Georgia Advocacy Office  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Innocence Project  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Justice Project  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Lawyers for the Arts  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Georgia Legal Services  Athens, GA ,  Gainesville, GA  No Yes
Georgia Municipal Association  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Innovation Gateway  Athens, GA  No Yes
Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Latin American Association  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Project South  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Southern Center for Human Rights  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Southern Environmental Law Center  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes
Southern Poverty Law Center  Atlanta, GA  Yes Yes