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Georgia state representative makes $500,000 gift to Georgia Law

Friday, July 31, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law has received a $500,000 gift to create the Stacey Godfrey Evans Scholarship for first-generation college graduates attending Georgia Law. The gift is the first of its kind, and it was made by Georgia Law alumna and state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans. The first Evans Scholar is expected to be named this fall.


Ringhand named new law school associate dean for academic affairs

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Georgia Law’s Lori A. Ringhand has been named the school’s new associate dean for academic affairs. In this role, she will supervise the law school’s academic program and curriculum. Ringhand is a nationally known Supreme Court scholar, and two-time winner of the C. Ronald Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching, the law school’s highest teaching honor. She will assume the post at the start of the school’s fall semester on August 18.


Bartlett named 74th president of UGA Alumni Association; two Georgia Law alumnae added to board

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Congratulations to alumnae Jody Corry (J.D.’91) and Yvette M. Daniels (J.D.’89) for beginning a two-year term on the UGA Alumni Association Board of Directors. The UGA Alumni Association proudly supports academic excellence, best interests and traditions of Georgia’s flagship university and its more than 288,000 alumni worldwide.


Georgia Law alumna to be first Asian American to hear case at the Georgia Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to Georgia Law alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.’98) for making history by becoming the first Asian American to sit on a case at the Georgia Supreme Court. She will serve in place of Justice David Nahmias in a case involving a boundary dispute between middle Georgia's Bibb and Monroe counties.


Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Georgia Law has introduced its Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, in which rising second-year students may compete for two $500 prizes. The contest, named after law school alumnae and U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Beverly B. Martin (J.D.’81) and Julie E. Carnes (J.D.’75), gives each student the opportunity to analyze a legal problem and work with a faculty adviser, who will assist in editing, refining and strengthening the competitor’s writing skills and legal arguments.

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