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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)

Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams- Fulton County Superior Court

Placement Description:

Superior Court of Fulton County is Georgia’s busiest trial court of general jurisdiction. The twenty Judges of the Superior Court preside over administrative appeals and civil, major criminal and domestic relations cases. Through several innovative programs, the Court offers Fulton County citizens meaningful access to the judicial system. Three divisions, Diversionary Drug Court, the Family Division and Business Court, provide specialized services to citizens.

Fulton County constitutes the Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Fifth Judicial Administrative District. The State of Georgia is divided into ten districts containing several circuits and counties. The Atlanta Circuit, Fifth Judicial Administrative District is so populous that it contains only Fulton County.

Description of Student Work:

Students assist with the preparation of the case analysis which is a legal memorandum analyzing various motions filed in active cases.  The memorandum is used to assist the Judge in making legal rulings.

Student Preference:

2L’s and 3L’s are invited to apply for an externship.

Course or other requirements:

Basic working knowledge of civil and criminal procedure torts and contract law

Semester Participation:

Summer, Fall & Spring

Contact:

Ms. Amira Arshad, Staff Attorney

Dept:Chambers of Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams

amira.arshad@fultoncountyga.gov

Location:

Justice Center Tower
185 Central Avenue, SW
Suite T-4905

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: (404) 612-4308

Website: http://www.fultoncourt.org/