Turner Environmental Law Clinic Faculty
Director, Turner Environmental Law Clinic
Mindy Goldstein joined the Turner Environmental Law Clinic in 2008. She supervises students on litigation, transactional, and policy matters related to sustainable energy and climate change, access to information, urban agriculture and farming, water quality, land use, and endangered species protection. In addition, Goldstein serves as co-chair of the Georgia Public Interest Environmental Law Coalition and as a member of PATH Foundation's special events and public relations committee.
Before joining the clinic, Goldstein was an associate at Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP. While there, she represented clients in real estate and land use transactions. Goldstein graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she received a concentration in environmental law and worked in the environmental law clinic.
Richard A. Horder
Adjunct Professor of Practice, Turner Environmental Law Clinic
Adjunct Professor, Environmental Advocacy
Rick Horder, partner in the Atlanta environmental law firm of Kazmarek Geiger & Laseter, serves as the Turner Environmental Law Clinic adjunct professor of practice. He also serves as an Emory Law adjunct professor, teaching Environmental Advocacy. Horder received his BA and JD from the University of Florida, an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an MBA from Georgia State University.
He served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia in its civil division from 1974-1977 where, among other federal agencies, he represented the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He joined Georgia Pacific as regional counsel when it moved to Atlanta in 1978. He later served as associate general counsel, responsible for environmental compliance and environmental and toxic tort litigation corporate-wide and supervised the corporate and business matters of the chemical division.
In 1989, he joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in Atlanta as a partner, where he was chair of the Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group for 20 years. He joined Kazmarek Geiger & Laseter in 2010. Horder is former chair of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, which is based at Zoo Atlanta.