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1L Students

J.P. Hackney
J.P. Hackney hails from Acworth, Georgia , and he did his undergraduate work here at the University of Georgia, majoring in History and Native American Studies. He was also a varsity athlete, competing on the Cross Country and Track & Field teams. He interned with the Athens-Clarke county District Attorney’s office the summer before his senior year...

Waltrice Patterson
Waltrice graduated from Spelman College, where she studied Political Science and Business Management and Organization. During her undergraduate studies, she gained extensive work experience interning for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office, The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and a boutique civil litigation firm...

Michelle Tang
Michelle left the sunny shores of California to start an exciting new adventure in Georgia. She grew up in Los Angeles, but moved to Northern California where she studied Business Administration at the University of California - Berkeley. While in college, Michelle studied abroad for a semester at Fudan University’s Business and Economics Program in Shanghai, China...

 

2L Students

George Ray
George arrived in Athens this fall from the small town of Fitzgerald, Georgia, by way of Atlanta.  After graduating from Georgia Tech in 2009, where he studied business management and public policy, George spent three years working in Tech’s Office of Government and Community Relations. He credits his time working with preparing him to go back to law school...

Jaaonne Jackson
Jaaonne, a native of New York, completed her undergraduate studies at Spelman College, double-majoring in English and Psychology. After graduation, Jaaonne headed to Cambridge, Massachusetts to pursue graduate studies in Prevention Science and Practice at Harvard University.  Jaaonne has always had an interest in education and federal policy and management...

Ann Tipton Lesslie
Ann Tipton is a graduate of Furman University, where she doubled majored in Political Science and French. While at Furman, she wrote for the university’s newspaper and tutored undergraduate students in French. Because of her interest in French language and culture she participated in a semester study abroad program in Versailles, France...

 

3L Students

Alaina Anderson

Alaina Anderson
Alaina attended school at the University of South Carolina, majoring in Broadcast Journalism. After graduation, she got her first taste of life in Athens while working as a television news anchor and reporter at a CBS station that covered the Athens area. She then took her talents to . . . .

David Mullens

David Mullens
David is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he majored in History and minored in Religious Studies.  David, a former debate team captain and basketball coach, also led a research team for the Rutherford Institute on civil liberties project.  He was editor-in-chief of a political periodical at UVA . . . 

Krunal Shah

Krunal Shah
Krunal attended the University of Georgia and majored in Political Science as an undergraduate student.   As a child he always knew he wanted to attend law school and after graduation his search for the perfect law school began. Wanting to expand his horizons, he originally wanted to attend a law school . . .

 

 Faculty

Professor Lonnie Brown

Professor Lonnie T. Brown
Lonnie T. Brown, Jr., joined the faculty of the University of Georgia School of Law in the fall of 2002 and teaches courses in civil procedure, legal profession and conflict of laws.  His recent scholarship includes: "Ramsey Clark" in the Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law (2009) . . . .  

Professor Julian Cook

Professor Julian A. Cook
Julian A. Cook III joined the University of Georgia School of Law faculty in the fall of 2006 and was named a J. Alton Hosch Professor in 2008. He came to the law school with nearly 10 years of legal teaching experience, having most recently been at Michigan State University.  Specializing in criminal law . . . .   

Professor Lisa Milot

Professor Lisa Milot
Lisa Milot joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2007 as an assistant professor specializing in federal taxation and property law.  Milot comes to Georgia Law with a considerable amount of law firm experience. For five years prior to joining the faculty, she practiced with the tax firm  of Ivins, Phillips & Barker . . . . 

Professor Kellie Casey Monk

Professor Kellie Casey Monk
Kellie Casey Monk joined the law school as director of advocacy in the fall of 2000. She teaches appellate advocacy and serves as director of the law school's award-winning moot court and mock trial programs. In only her first year of leadership, the advocacy programs reached new heights . . . .  

Professor David Shipley

Professor David Shipley
David E. Shipley joined the University of Georgia School of Law faculty as dean and professor of law in July 1998.  Shipley has been teaching courses on civil procedure, copyright, administrative law and remedies since returning to the classroom. He also helped establish the law school's new semester abroad program . . . .