Students learning, patients improving through UGA’s partnership with Mercy Health Center

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Athens, Ga. - Mallory Walters, a University of Georgia senior majoring in biology with a goal of becoming a physician's assistant, has volunteered her time for several health-related causes. One that holds a special place in her heart is Mercy Health Center, a faith-based primary care clinic that provides free health care to uninsured patients in Athens-Clarke County and the surrounding communities. In addition to medical disciplines, students and faculty from several schools and colleges at UGA are involved at Mercy, like the College of Education offering counseling and mental health services to the UGA School of Law offering legal counsel at the Health Legal Partnership (HeLP) clinic.


Cotton and Wittenstein win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 16, 2017

Congratulations to second-year law students Jennifer Cotton and Adam Wittenstein for winning the 2017 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.


UGA law school explores women’s roles in public service and honors women judges

Monday, September 25, 2017

The School of Law will host discussions exploring women's roles in public service and a reception that will honor the women judges of Georgia's Western Judicial Circuit Oct. 12 at 1:00 p.m. in its Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Part of the law school’s Georgia Women in Law Lead initiative, “The Front Lines of Public Service” will focus on how public service lawyers and judges in non-jury courts shape society.  The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.


Why Law?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

As law schools across the nation continue to manage rapid change, 12 deans have come together, with the help of their students, to highlight how the next generation of lawyers will make a difference in their communities and in the profession. Students representing each school - including the University of Georgia School of Law - were asked to answer a simple question: “Why Law?”  Their answers serve as an important reminder for practicing attorneys and current law students as well as an informative message for those considering law school about the value of a law degree.


McElhanon wins Top Negotiator Award

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Congratulations to second-year student Madeline McElhanon who earned the Top Negotiator Award in the law school's recent intramural negotiation competition and to second-year student Meryl See who earned the First Runner-Up Award. These students competed in three rounds of negotiations with an original field of 52 students. Both will receive automatic invitations to be on the law school's Negotiation Competition Team.

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