Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Legal Aid operates a general poverty law practice, including focus on housing, domestic relations, public benefits and consumer law. It also has a range of special projects focusing on a range of issues including: abusive high interest rates; mental health; legal clinics for the homeless; outreach to the Hispanic community around domestic violence & public benefits; AIDS; and a senior citizens law project, including an ombudsman unit which focuses on conditions of residents in nursing homes and personal care homes. Students will work in one of these areas depending on Legal Aid's needs. Students will engage in all aspects of this work, and will have ample opportunity to observe the practice of poverty law in a large urban setting. Students may have the opportunity to appear in court under Georgia's student practice act.

Accepts Full Time Applications
Accepts Part Time Applications
Other Criteria
Site supervisor selects.
Placement Type
Private Non-profit