Experiential Learning
Emory Law has countless opportunities for hands-on, experiential learning and an environment of support and cooperation that encourages challenging the status quo.

We empower students to discern their legal path right from the start of their legal education, from a first-year elective that explores an area of possible legal interest to a wide range of simulation programs and externships that guide students in finding their legal voice.  

On-campus clinics offer curriculum-based, real-world client experience through direct client service in a range of settings.

The David J. Bederman Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program (ELSSCAP) produces persuasive petitions for certiorari and amicus briefs for the Supreme Court of the United States—eleven briefs to the Court as of 2013. 

Under the supervision of an attorney, externships hone real-world lawyering skills, including research, writing, advocacy, interviewing, counseling, litigation, and case investigation.  

Emory Law's Moot Court Society develops brief writing and oral advoacy, and the Mock Trial Society's competitions are an opportunity to put legal concepts into action in a simulated trial environment.

Emory Law's location in a metropolitan area offers abundant opportunities to study and practice law in the public interest.

The Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER®) Program unites law, business, engineering, and science PhD students from Emory and Georgia Tech in learning how to take innovative ideas from the lab to the marketplace.

Emory Law's robust Transactional Law and Skills Certificate curriculum is the gold standard for transactional law education, preparing students to add value to a transaction from day one on the job.

The Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques immerses students in "learn-by-doing" oral advocacy, connecting them with nationally recognized trial lawyers, judges, and professors as they learn—and experience—the mechanics of litigating a case.