Thirty Years of Legal Service
Founded in 1992, the Public Interest Practicum (PIP) delivers legal research, advice, and referrals on a variety of civil legal questions for people who lack access to other legal services.
Delivering research and limited scope advice on a variety of civil legal questions to help people understand and solve their legal problems.
Completing service projects to educate the community about their legal rights.
Providing law students practical experience through working with clients and learning about equal access to justice.
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Students with the Public Interest Practicum
The Public Interest Practicum (PIP) is a three-credit course on public interest law and policy that provides students with the opportunity to give legal advice to low-income clients who lack access to other legal services. Students work in project groups to visit with clients at diverse locations in Athens, including: homeless shelters, meal centers, counseling clinics, and other community centers. Students also help phone clients from across Georgia.
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