Allison G. Hale

Director of Academic Enhancement Program & Faculty Advisor for Master in the Study of Law Program

A.B., J.D., University of Georgia


Introduction to the American Legal System
Legal Writing

Biographical Information: 

Allison G. Hale joined UGA’s law faculty in 1992 and taught Legal Research and Writing to first-year law students for more than 20 years. She currently serves as director of the law school’s Academic Enhancement Program, conducting workshops to help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in law school and offering individual counseling to students who seek further assistance. Hale also teaches Introduction to the American Legal System and serves as faculty advisor to students pursuing the Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.) degree.

Prior to teaching, Hale practiced law with the firm Knox & Zacks in Atlanta. Her practice involved representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil litigation cases including antitrust, products liability, personal injury, sexual harassment and contract disputes.

As an undergraduate, Hale attended Presbyterian College and the University of Georgia, where she earned her bachelor's degree in English summa cum laude in 1985 and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from Georgia Law in 1989.

Hale is a member of the Georgia Bar Association, the Association for Academic Support Educators and the Legal Writing Institute.