Alumnus donates art collection to UGA School of Law

Monday, March 5, 2018

William Elliott Stiles Jr. – an accomplished artist, Atlanta attorney and University of Georgia School of Law 2006 alumnus – is donating 10 pieces of his work to his alma mater. The hand-painted originals will portray various legal themes and contain references to the School of Law. The new pieces he plans to donate to the school are part of his “Concept Collection,” which is “firmly rooted in the practice of law and has excerpts of U.S. Supreme Court opinions in the background,” according to Stiles. 

School of Law team wins regional mock trial tournament and advances to nationals

Monday, March 5, 2018

Congratulations to third-year students J. Alex Prescott and Karen E. Hays and second-year students Stephen Mulherin and Philip Poole for winning the regional championship of the American Association for Justice National Student Trial Advocacy Competition. They will now compete in the national tier of the tournament during April. A second team comprised of third-year students Hallie E. Willis and Oliver R. Ladd and second-year students Matthew "Matt" Poletti and Davis Kimball also participated. Third-year student B. Elizabeth "Liz" Tarver helped coach the team. 

School of Law wins Charleston National Moot Court Competition

Monday, March 5, 2018

Congratulations to third-year student Caroline F. Savini and second-year student Simone Ford who went undefeated at the Charleston National Moot Court Competition bringing home the top trophy. Savini was named the best oralist of the final round. A second UGA team comprised of second-year students Eric Wilder and Hayley Nicolich finished as semifinalists and were presented with the Best Appellee Brief Award. Three of the best five oralists in the preliminary rounds were from UGA - Wilder, Nicolich and Savini. Of note, Georgia was the only school to advance two teams to the quarterfinals.   

UGA School of Law finishes as semifinalists at Jessup competition regionals

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Congratulations to the team of second-year students Jennifer Cotton, Roger Grantham, Allison "Allie" Gowens, Lyddy O'Brien and Benjamin "Ben" Torres for finishing as semifinalists at the New Orleans regional rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Additionally, Grantham received the Best Oralist Award and O'Brien was named the second-best oralist. The team also won second best brief at the competition.

School of Law team finishes as regional finalists at Transactional LawMeet

Monday, February 26, 2018

Congratulations to second-year students Joseph Natt and Meryl See for finishing as regional finalists in the Transactional LawMeet regionals held in Ft. Lauderdale. The team also received the Best Draft award. They will now compete in the national competition, which will be held in New York in April. Third-year student Steve Zavodnick assisted with the draft and served as student coach.