Second-year student Danielle Early has been appointed Lt. Governor in Georgia for the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division, Fifth Circuit. Early was appointed to the 2012-13 term based on her qualifications, leadership skills, and desire to serve the law students of within the circuit. The Fifth Circuit includes 27 law schools in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and Tennessee.
In Early’s position she will serve as a liaison between ABA-approved law schools within Georgia and will help assist in developing methods to foster a strong law student and school community.
The ABA website indicates that the Law Student Division section focuses on practical and professional skills development for law school students and provides assistance in the search for jobs, both during and after graduation from law school. Additionally, the Division offers leadership training, public service opportunities, career development programming, and practical skills competitions. The Law Student Division is comprised of fifteen circuits (not to be confused with the federal judicial circuits) to better serve the needs of students on a regional, as well as national level.