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 »
ATLANTA – American University Washington College of Law has selected Samuel Park (J.D. ’13) as an LL.M. fellow in law and government. The one-year fellowship program was designed for graduates with an interest in U.S. government and politics by focusing on some of the most important policy issues of our time.
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 »
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 »
ATLANTA – Recent graduate Megan Daugherty Douglas (JD ’12) is using her legal background as a unique lens to identify the impact of law and policy on health outcomes. Last year, she was awarded a health policy fellowship with the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine. Under the direction of Dr. David Satcher,… more »
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 »
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 »
Lisa Liang, a 2008 graduate of the College of Law, is working as a staff attorney with the Health Law Unit of Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. During law school, Liang interned for Legal Aid, and she continued volunteering there after graduation until a full-time position became available.
In this position, Liang provides legal services… more »