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Friday, March 19 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Client Centered Internships: Creating and Running a Successful Internship Program

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Internships are a critical tool for recruiting, training, and empowering the next generation of public defense professionals.  A successful internship program will benefit your clients, your office staff, and your interns alike...but it requires some work to pull off!  Join Georgia Sims, Assistant Deputy Public Defender for the Nashville Defenders, as she shares how Nashville developed a successful internship program that employs undergraduates, social work and other non-law graduate students, and law students.  She'll also provide practical advice and pointers for hosting and supervising student interns in the real (or virtual) world.

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Georgia Sims

Asst. Deputy Public Defender, Nashville Defenders
Georgia Sims is a Nashville native and attended Vanderbilt University Law School and received the 2008-09 Damali A. Booker Award in recognition of her commitment to public service. Ms. Sims joined the Nashville Defenders in 2009 as an Assistant Public Defender.  She was a supervising... Read More →


Friday March 19, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room 5