Monday September 16, 2013

What Do Lawyers Do?

Noon - 1 pm - Room 170

What is a transactional attorney? What is a litigator? Come hear from veteran attorneys from each type of practice as they describe thier day-to-day activities and careers.

Contact : Kevin Coleman


Faculty Series Lunch

Noon - 1:30 pm -

Faculty Series Lunch featuring Elizabeth Pendo, Associate Dean for Accademic Affairs and Professor of Law, at St. Louis University School of Law

Professor Pendo teaches and writes in the areas of disability discrimination, health law and bioethics, employment discrimination law and civil procedure.  Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of issues of disability, gender and race in health insureance, health care and employment.

Reservations are required to Vickie Dye at

Contact : Vickie Dye, Special Events Coordinator


Westlaw Coffee Talk Table

1 - 6 pm - Room 1st Floor Lobby Back

Take a study break and stop by the Westlaw table from 1:00-6:00 PM on Monday, September 16th. Westlaw will have hot drinks and snacks at the back of the 1st floor lobby.

Contact : Sue Moore


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Disability Equity Measures: Collecting New Data to Address Disability Disparities in Health Care

2:45 - 3:45 pm - Room 652
Elizabeth Pendo, J.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law

Saint Louis University School of Law

People with disabilities face multiple barriers to health care, and report poorer health status than people without disabilities.  Although these barriers and inequities bear the hallmarks of health disparities, people with disabilities have not been included in prior federal initiatives to reduce health disparities.   The Affordable Care Act remedies that exclusion.  Its provisions on the collection, analysis, and dissemination of disparities data include – for the first time -- disability status.   The ACA’s ground-breaking inclusion of disability status provides an opportunity to address gaps in the existing literature, and to generate comprehensive demographic and experiential data informed by an accurate conception and experience of disability.  If developed correctly, the data could be used to guide the design of programs, services and structural reforms to reduce disability-based disparities and increase the health and health care of people with disabilities. 

This event will be held at Georgia State University College of Law, 140 Decatur Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303

For information on directions and parking, visit

This event is free of charge and open to the public.

CLE has been applied for from the State Bar of Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency (cost is $5). To receive credit, please bring your Georgia Bar number and sign in at the CLE table.

Contact : Stacie Kershner


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Law Community Spaghetti Dinner

5 - 7 pm -

All LAW students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Law Community Spaghetti Dinner to kick-off the new academic year. 

RSVP DEADLINE:  Sepember 9th to Vickie Dye at

Dress:  No dress code - casual is preferred

Location:  University Student Center, 1st Floor, House & Senate Salons

Hosted By: Law Alumni Council

Contact : Vickie Dye, Special Events Coordinator, 404-413-9024


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