J. Ralph Beaird
B.S., University of Alabama
LL.B., University of Alabama
LL.M., George Washington University
J. Ralph Beaird is dean emeritus and a long-time faculty member of the University of Georgia School of Law. Since leaving the full-time faculty, he has been actively engaged in the practice of law as a member of the Athens firm of Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, & Ashley. Before joining the faculty, he served in the Solicitor's Office of the U.S. Department of Labor. His law degrees are from the University of Alabama and George Washington University.