Appellate Litigation Clinic gains victory in court

Monday, March 3, 2014

Congratulations to 2013 alumni M. Paula Briceno, Brittany M. Cambre and Crystal M. Johnson for their UGA Appellate Litigation Clinic work in representing a franchisee in his claim against his franchisor and its former chief executive officer. Johnson argued the case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in front of a panel that included retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. The Fourth Circuit certified the case to the Virginia Supreme Court, where the clinic partnered with a major Virginia firm.


In Memoriam: Ron Hill

Friday, February 28, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of former Georgia Law Director of Development Ronald D. "Ron" Hill on February 26. He worked at the law school from 2002 to 2004. He is survived by his wife, Mary; and two sons, Justin and Jordan.


Gardial wins 2014 Beaird Competition

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Congratulations to Meredith A. Gardial for finishing in first place in the 2014 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition.  The finalist was Benjamin P. "Ben" Ralston.


Georgia Law wins National Trial Competition regional

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Congratulations to third-year law student Jeremy B. Dailey and second-year students Whitney T. Judson and W. Alexander Smith for winning Region 5 of the Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition. This win qualifies the trio to compete for the national mock trial championship in March.  


In Memoriam: Kim Baron

Monday, February 17, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of law school Security Officer H. Kimball "Kim" Barron on February 15 at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hollis Baron, and sons Michael John and Richard Lynn and four grandchildren.

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