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S.M.I.L.E. Gwinnett

S.M.I.L.E. (Summer Mentoring in Legal Education) Gwinnett is a program that was initiated by State Court Judges Pamela South and Joe Iannazzone in 2016. This program is offered at no cost to the students and is staffed by volunteers. 

With the assistance of Rebecca Streetman, Program Specialist for Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security at South Gwinnett High School, and Dana Pagán, a former teacher at Central Gwinnett High School and now a Gwinnett Assistant Solicitor, the program initially ran for seven sessions in June and July 2016 and culminated with a graduation program for the students. Another successful class graduated in 2017, and the program will continue, offering students the chance to learn about the legal system from lawyers, judges, police officers, and deputy sheriffs.  More...

Application form coming soon

Application form coming soon.