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“John Marshall’s externship program offers quality field placements that develop professional and practical skills while ensuring  successful and meaningful on-the-job performance.” Paul Nam, Graduate (’12)

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc

Placement Description:

Atlanta Legal Aid was founded in 1924 to provide legal services to low-income individuals.  Practice areas include: landlord-tenant, family law, consumer, unemployment, and health law.  Positions vary from semester to semester and students will typically be placed in a unit based on preference.

Description of Student Work:

Students can expect to develop skills in legal writing and research, drafting pleadings, client interviewing, document collection and review, and many other aspects of litigation skills.

Student Preference:

2L’s, 3L’s and students eligible for 3rd year practice

Semester Participation:

Fall and Spring

Contact:

Ms. Elaine Poon, Staff Attorney

Dept:Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.

elpoon@atlantalegalaid.org

Location:

151 Spring Street, NW

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-614-3906

Website: www.law.atlantalegalaid.org