Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical professor, co-director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic and director of experiential education at Georgia State University College of Law, recently received the 2014 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Clinical Legal Education M. Shanara Gilbert… more »
Every year the partners, staff, faculty, and advisory board chair of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) gather for a day-long retreat to celebrate the successes of the previous year, identify the challenges ahead, and set goals for the upcoming year. This year’s retreat was different. As HeLP approaches its 10th Anniversary in 2014, Sylvia Caley,… more »
ATLANTA – During the final weeks of her fourth year at Morehouse School of Medicine, Charisma Manley opted to participate in a four week elective rotation with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic at the College of Law. Manley began her undergraduate career intending to pursue careers in both law and medicine. Although she applied to… more »
ATLANTA – Nelson Mullins Riley and Scarborough LLP awarded Atlanta Legal Aid funds for a summer internship for Samuel Park, a rising 3L with Georgia State University College of Law. Park will work with the Health Law Partnership (HeLP), a medical-legal partnership among the Atlanta Legal Aid Society (ALAS), Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the… more »
The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) serves as a practicum site for the Master of Arts in Bioethics program at Emory University. For the spring semester, I worked with HeLP for my 150-hour service learning practicum, under the supervision of Professor Sylvia Caley, who is the Director of HeLP and co-Director of the HeLP Legal Services… more »
ATLANTA – Members of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) presented at seven sessions at the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership’s 7th annual summit entitled “Medical-Legal Partnership: Innovative Solutions for a Healthier Community,” held March 26-27 in San Antonio, Texas. The summit brought together policymakers and leaders from the fields of law, medicine, nursing, social work,… more »
ATLANTA – During the Fall 2012 semester, Georgia State University College of Law students Brett Seamon, JD ’13, Fayaz Habib, JD ’13, and Joel Ezoory, JD ’13, prepared for and argued their client’s social security disability hearing, achieving a fully favorable decision, as part of their work with the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, a part… more »
ATLANTA – The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) held its first annual fundraiser, “Shake It Up with Martinis and Cocktails for HeLP,” on Thursday, September 20, 2012. HeLP is an interdisciplinary collaboration among Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and Georgia State University College of Law. HeLP provides legal services to low income children who… more »
ATLANTA – Every March, as sports fans watch basketball games and try to guess which teams will complete the winning brackets, attorneys in Atlanta gear up for continuing legal education.The Atlanta Bar Association sponsors Pro Bono March Madness (PBMM) where attorneys are trained and recruited to participate in a variety of pro bono legal activities.
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ATLANTA – The HeLP Legal Services Clinic continues to expand the interdisciplinary nature of the learning experience it provides to law and other professional students. The newest graduate student to join the Clinic is Britney Bennett, JD, who is pursuing a Master of Public Health at Georgia State University’s Institute of Public Health (IPH).
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