Graduate Spotlight: Always Something New

Posted On December 9, 2013
Categories CLHS, Graduates

ATLANTA – Charlotte Combre (J.D. ’97), partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, focuses her practice on the bread and butter of health law: regulatory and compliance matters of health care organizations.

“When I began practicing, I had no health care experience. I had taken two health care law classes and had spent two summers… more »

Graduates Receive First Health Law Certificates

Posted On December 2, 2013
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ATLANTA – The first seven Georgia State University College of Law students graduated with health law certificates this May. The Class of 2013 graduates are: Katrina Carmichael, Evelyn Clark, Rachel Hulkower, Jena Jolissaint, Amy Jurden, Sarah Ketchie, and Joseph Leonard. The health law certificate program was launched in the spring of 2012 and fosters the… more »

Spotlight: Keeping a Hand in Health Law

Posted On May 14, 2013
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ATLANTA – Cynthia Honssinger Coffman (JD ’91), a member of the sixth graduating class of the College of Law, is the Chief Deputy in the Colorado Office of the Attorney General. She oversees a staff of 260 practicing attorneys and 150 employees who provide administrative support.

“Managing the largest law office in the state offers… more »

The Future of Public Health

Posted On May 4, 2012
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Every graduate encouraged current Georgia State Law students to consider pursuing public health work. “I don’t think many students understand the breadth of knowledge that public health work entails,” said Sudevi Ghosh, JD ’98. “There are so many opportunities at CDC, from being a lawyer in the Office of the General Counsel, to working in… more »

Criminal Prosecutor is Liaison to CDC

Posted On January 7, 2012
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Kim Dammers, JD ’97, has been an Assistant United States Attorney at the Department of Justice since 2002. In 2008, she was named to a one-year detail position at CDC.

Dammers splits her time at CDC between the Office of the General Counsel and the Public Health Law Program. “Almost all of my work at… more »

Types of Work at CDC

Posted On January 7, 2012
Categories CLHS, Graduates

Office of the General Counsel

The CDC Branch in Atlanta of the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) for the Department of Health & Human Services reflects the most traditional legal practice setting for law school graduates at CDC.

“I provide in-house legal advice and counsel to CDC management and staff on a wide range… more »

Finding a Job at CDC

Posted On January 7, 2012
Categories CLHS, Graduates

The graduates stressed the difficulty of “getting in” at CDC. “Anyone at CDC can attest to the difficulty in getting a federal job,” said Lindsay Culp, JD ’10. “I had worked at CDC for several years as an intern, fellow, and contractor before law school, and I knew I needed to have a doctorate degree… more »