General Information

The Atlanta Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program is a six week paid summer opportunity for high school students. The program is designed to provide valuable work experience, to further students' understanding of the law and to provide mentor relationships with the Atlanta legal community. This summer will be the 22nd straight class of SLIP interns.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Thank You SLIP22 Interviewers

Thank you to the attorneys who volunteered to conduct interviews for the 22nd Summer Law Internship Program.

Shown from left to right are Bruce H. Carraway III, Matthew J. Simmons, Darius Pattillo (former intern), Anastaissia (Ana) McMiller (former intern), Jennifer Little, Jarvarus Gresham (former intern), Alex R. Merritt, Theresia M. Moser and Claude C. Davis II.  Program Co-Chairs (not pictured) are S. Wade Malone, Nekia Hackworth (former intern) and Natasha Perdew Silas.

SLIP22 Interns Announced

We are pleased to announce that the students listed below have been selected for the 2014 Atlanta Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program.

For those who were selected, you MUST reply to the email you received to confirm that you are committed to participating in the program and that you will not have any conflicts with the program dates by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, by email to Mariana Pannell (

As previously advised, there will be four mandatory orientations on the following dates and times:

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Friday, May 30, 2014 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Monday, June 2, 2014 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Friday, June 6, 2014 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am

Afternoon orientations will be held at the Atlanta Bar Association (229 Peachtree Street NE, International Tower Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30303).  Morning orientations will be held at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (Atlantic Station, 201 17th Street, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA 30363).

Please dress professionally, be prepared and be on time (early) or you will be subject to dismissal.  Again, if you have decided you do not wish to be an Intern, please email Mariana Pannell ( and advise her of your change of plans.

For those who were not selected, we regret that we do not have a spot for everyone who applied.  We can say without hesitation that this year's group of applicants was the best we have ever had.   If you would like to be placed on the Waiting List for the 2014 Intern Program, please email Ms. Pannell and advise her of your interest.  We also encourage students who were not selected for the 2014 Intern Program to consider applying next summer.  Applications for 2015 will be available in March 2015. The fact that you have applied previously will weigh in your favor.

We look forward to working with you all.

2014 Interns

First Name Last Name School
1 Jumoke Aremu Sandy Creek High School
2 Tyreek Baisden South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice
3 Jahvon Blackman D.M. Therrell High School
4 Kareema Brown Maynard H. Jackson High School
5 Keairra Brown Maynard H. Jackson High School
6 Avery Bufkin Henry W. Grady High School
7 Mary Elizabeth Burke Wesleyan School
8 Jalyn Buster Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School
9 Jalen Coleman Woodward Academy
10 Norris Davis Mill Creek High School
11 Robert Dinkins Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy
12 Evan Doanes Carver Early College High School
13 Charles Ellis South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice
14 Deborah Fataki Carver Early College High School
15 Jordan Ferguson D.M. Therrell High School
16 Andrea Fitzhugh D.M. Therrell High School
17 Jeannay Fradieu DeKalb Early College Academy
18 Tseganesh Gebresilassie Arabia Mountain High School
19 Rachelle Jacques Dutchtown High School
20 Khari King Middlesex School
21 Chamondrea Lane Carver Early College High School
22 Jalil Lucas Colonial Hills/Columbus State Unviersity
23 India McCoy McEachern High School/Agnes Scott College
24 Patrick Mgbemena Riverdale High School
25 Isabella Minter D.M. Therrell High School
26 Anquita Mitchell Carver Early College High School
27 Esther Nyarko Colonial Hills Christian School
28 Nimiye Ogoun Carver Early College High School
29 Celine Opoku Banneker High School
30 Brahia Parker D.M. Therrell High School
31 Zeba Pirani Peachtree Ridge High School
32 Huda Saeb Alpharetta High School
33 Korey Silas Decatur High School
34 Harsha Sridhar Northview High school
35 Victoria Stovall Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School
36 Austin Sumlin D.M. Therrell High School
37 Courtney Taylor Stockbridge High School
38 Jala White Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School/Auburn University
39 Richard Williams Langston Hughes High School
40 Xayla Wilson Carver Early College High School
41 Danielle Worthem D.M. Therrell High School
42 Tyanni Wright D.M. Therrell High School

Friday, February 28, 2014

SLIP 22 Applications Are Now Available!

The application process for the 22nd Summer Law Internship Program is now open.  Click below to download either the PDF or the Word version of the application.  Applications must be received by Thursday, April 3, 2014.

If you have any questions contact Mariana Pannell by email or (404) 537-4930.

PDF version

Word version

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Interested in Applying to SLIP 22 for the summer of 2014?

We appreciate your interest in the  2014 Internship Program.  Please note if you have any conflicts during the period of May 26, 2014 to July 18, 2014, we recommend you do not apply.  This is a rigorous, all in program.  We had 90 applicants last year for 40 spots.  Absences for Family Reunions, sports competitions, graduation trips, long weekends and the like are not allowed.  Freshmen, Class of 2017, are not eligible to apply.

Applications will be posted on March 1, 2014.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Friday, July 20, 2012

Congratulations to SLIP 20, Our Record Breaking Class. Well done.

Congratulations also to our 2012 Award Winners.  
John Jenkins Award Recipients
Andrew Boyer
Rachel Manciagli

Terrence Croft Essay Award Recipients
Michael Joseph
Andres Marcuse-Gonzalez

Therrell Student of the Year
JaKira Smith.