Hirsch Hall - Classroom L

This group, designed specifically for first-generation students on the JD track, is part of UGA Law's First Start Program.

Attendance is by invitation only.

Applications to join the Checks & Balances group is open to all 1Ls until August 26, 2022. Please apply here:


This group provides first-gens the opportunity to connect over the shared experiences of law school and, through peer support and accountability, help each other finish 1L with a stronger emotional, social, and academic foundation. We will meet monthly during the Fall semester (and twice during the Spring semester) to discuss the nuts and bolts of law school, including time management, the hidden curriculum, and academic strategies that are often missed by first-generation students.


Contact Name
Amanda Fox
Contact Email

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