Tony Waller

Associate Director of Career Development, Public Interest and Government Employment Specialist

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

Biographical Information: 

Anthony E. “Tony” Waller joined the University of Georgia School of Law in 2015 as the Career Development Office’s public interest and government employment specialist. He is responsible for advising students and alumni on public interest and governmental employment, as well as ensuring employers in those practices have access to Georgia Law students.

Prior to coming to Georgia Law, Waller was the chief executive officer and executive director of Children First, a non-profit organization in Athens, where he successfully developed a year-end campaign that raised over $10,000, developed and adopted a three-year strategic framework with his board and represented the organization by speaking to civic groups and social service organizations in the community. He also served as the assistant dean for career planning and professional development at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he built and maintained relationships with alumni, employers, local and university community members and other stakeholders to develop employment opportunities for students and alumni. He has also previously served as the associate director of career services at Georgia Law.

Waller is actively involved in the National Association of Law Placement, having served as a member of the Board of Directors, as vice chair of the Nominating Committee and the Conference Planning Committee, as well as a member of the Technology Resource Group and the By-Law Review Committee. He is currently chair of the JD Advisors Section. He is also active in the community, serving on the Colham Ferry Elementary School and Oconee County Middle School PTO boards, as well as the Oconee County Superintendent Parents Council.

Waller earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude in agricultural economics and his law degree from UGA.