Externship - Approved Placements
Court of Appeals of Georgia
Extern responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the clerk’s office in providing information about the procedures in the Court to parties, attorneys and the public; providing assistance to the docketing clerk for direct appeals in organizing the trial court record for review by the Court of Appeals and preparing the appeal for docketing; providing assistance to the Clerk/Court Administrator by reviewing pro se litigant correspondence and drafting response letters; providing assistance to the Clerk/Court Administrator in surveys, legal research, and drafting general memorandum; assisting in the update of the Clerk’s Internal Operations Manual, the Rules of the Court and the Court History pamphlet; and other tasks that will add educational value to the extern, and benefit the work of the clerk’s office of the Court of Appeals of Georgia. In addition, Externs will have opportunities to: become familiar with the rules governing the conduct of parties and attorneys filing in the Court of Appeals; observe oral arguments, documents, and pleadings filed with the Court; and learn about the roles of the judges, court personnel, parties and attorneys in the appellate process.
The Honorable Sara L. Doyle, Presiding Judge
47 Trinity Ave
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Phone: (404) 656-3458