Building on Best Practices

An artist who enjoys painting, jewelry making, and fiber arts, Lisa Bliss, director of experiential education and associate clinical professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, also sees teaching the law as a creative process. The professor employs a variety of methods to help students weave different strands of learning together to… more »

Professors Share HeLP at International Conference

Three hundred fifty delegates from more than 100 countries and all six inhabited continents gathered in Eskisehir, Turkey, from July 22-25 to participate in the 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education conference. Professors Lisa Bliss, Sylvia Caley and Leslie Wolf directed a workshop, “Measuring the Impact of Social Justice Teaching: Research Design and Oversight,” in… more »

HeLP Reflects on Next 10 Years at Annual Retreat

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 »

Medical Student Joins HeLP Clinic

Posted On November 26, 2013
Categories CLHS, HeLP

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 »

Nelson Mullins Funds Summer Intern to Work with HeLP

Posted On July 12, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

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 »

Reflections on My Semester with HeLP

Posted On June 19, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

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 »

HeLP Shares Expertise at National Summit

Posted On June 1, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

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 »

HeLP Clinic Students Achieve Successful Outcome for Clients

Posted On February 28, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

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 »

First Annual HeLP Fundraiser a Success

Posted On January 16, 2012
Categories CLHS, HeLP

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 »