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Law student does internships in Jordan and Athens

Grad 2015. Stephany Sheriff-h.env
Staphany Sheriff

At UGA, students aren’t limited to learning inside the classroom. One graduating student shares how her hands-on learning experience impacted her UGA academic experience and her life. 

Stephany Sheriff
Juris Doctor
Tamkeen and Athens Public Defender Office internships

“I came to law school motivated by a moral duty to help those who cannot help themselves. Georgia Law has provided me numerous opportunities to do so as a student and helped set the foundation for a future career in helping people living below the poverty line.”

What’s next: Taking the New York bar exam, continuing work as a research assistant and looking for a job at a nonprofit or nongovernmental organization

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