Case Statement

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View the full Case Statement flyer with details about the building, College of Law services and student outcomes.

Founded in 1982, Georgia State University College of Law is a living laboratory for training civic-minded lawyers through its full-time and part-time programs. Our mission sets us apart in that we are committed to providing an affordable and flexible legal educations to our students and serving low-income populations within our community.

We embrace our downtown location by partnering with community groups and civic leaders to develop comprehensive solutions that address growing challenges in land use, transportation, health care, conflict resolution and other concerns facing an urban center

The new building will…

  • house a large workspace for the college’s clinics and other practice- and skills-based learning areas, including a 230-seat appellate courtroom, smaller practice courtrooms and flexible seating classrooms for enhanced student engagement.
  • help revitalize an area of downtown near Woodruff Park, and reflects the college’s commitment to the community by expanding our clinical capacity to better serve disadvantaged Georgians.
  • feature space dedicated to an international commercial arbitration center that supports the Atlanta business community’s initiative to promote the city as a go-to venue for dispute resolution services internationally.’