The Center for Professional Development and Career Strategy is a secure site for the students, faculty and staff of Emory Law School. To log into the site, click on the "Sign In" button in the yellow bar above and enter your Emory University Network ID and password when prompted. If you are a visitor and would like to know more about Emory Law School, please visit our internet site: www.law.emory.edu.
Emory Law's 23 practice areas
Through the center's online portal students can explore a variety of areas:
- Antitrust Law
- Banking and Financial Institutions
- Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law
- Child and Family Law
- Civil Litigation
- Civil Rights
- Communications/Media Law
- Corporate and Business Law
- Criminal Law
- Dispute Resolution
- Environmental Law
- Estate Planning
- Health Law
- Immigration Law
- Intellectual Property
- International Law
- Labor and Employment Law
- Military/National Security Law
- Public Interest
- Real Estate Law
- Sports and Entertainment Law
- Tax Law
- Tort and Insurance Law
Learn more at www.law.emory.edu/lrap.
The Field Placement Program is a legal externship program that places up to 150 students with approximately 70 government agencies, public interest organizations, judges and corporations in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Students receive three credit hours for externing under the supervision of practicing attorneys, in offices that are preapproved by the law school.
The Office of Career Services partners with the Faculty Judicial Clerkship Committee to present a number of programs introducing students to judicial clerkships and the process for applying for and obtaining clerkships at the federal, state and local level. The faculty committee conducts an advisory process to assist students interested in applying for judicial clerkships, and clerkship coordinators are available for assistance.
Class of 2013 Resources
Emory Law doesn't stop supporting you at graduation - we offer a variety of services to support you after you leave Emory Law. More information >>
About the Center
"The school stays attuned to the needs of the legal profession, For example, the changes made to the first-year curriculum reflect the nature of practice. It's practice-oriented and helps students learn to ask the right questions."
Teri P. McClure, Class of 1988; Senior Vice President of Legal, Compliance and Public Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, UPS, Atlanta; Emory Board of Trustees member
"Emory Law gave me the foundation to enjoy a wonderful career in the practice of trial law, as well as the tools to play a role in law firm management."
Thomas A. Reynolds III, Class of 1977; Partner, Winston & Strawn, LLP, Chicago
"In law school, you learn the principles, but it's not always easy to see how it applies in practice. The transition from the classroom to the profession is much easier with the changes that are being made. Emory is preparing lawyers to practice in today's world."
Cheryl Turner, Class of 1997; Counsel, Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta
Advisors serve as invaluable resources, helping you with employment search and interview strategies as well as a variety of career-related topics. Also, our team partners with prospective employers on interview programs in Atlanta and around the country.
On-campus interviews (OCI)
Each fall, Emory Law organizes on-campus interviews for second- and third-year students seeking summer and post-graduate positions. We offer additional options for firms to interview students including via video conferencing technology, the employer's office or a location convenient to both employer and student. Emory Law's spring OCI program in February is open to first-year students.
Regional and specialty interview programs
Emory Law coordinates interview programs in New York and Washington, D.C. The Emory in New York and Emory in D.C. programs take place each year in August and regularly include state and federal government agencies as well as law firms in each market.