Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Three Georgia Law alumni made the 2013 class of the Bulldog 100 list sponsored by the University of Georgia Alumni Association, including Thomas L. Rowe (J.D.'86) for OTB Consulting, Sammy J. Grant (J.D.'00) for SG Financial Advisors and Ronald E. Mabra (J.D.'04) for The Mabra Firm. The program annually recognizes the fastest growing businesses that are owned or operated by UGA graduates.
Congratulations to second-year students Ryan P. Gentes and Margaret E. "Maggy" Randels for recently winning the 2012 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.
Congratulations to second-year law students Kenneth J. Bentley and Amanda J. Shaw for placing second in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition in Miami, Fla., and for earning the right to compete at the national tournament, which will take place in Dallas, Texas, during February.
Congratulations to second-year law students Kenneth J. Bentley and Benjamin W. Thorpe for winning the 2012 Talmadge Moot Court Competition. Additionally, Thorpe was named Best Oralist.
Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor and Law Library Director Emeritus Erwin C. Surrency (J.D.'48), who served as a faculty member at the law school from 1979 to1994. During his time at Georgia Law, Surrency made many contributions including the introduction of computerization into the library's services and the establishment of relationships with local legal communities. Surrency passed away on Nov. 8 and is survived by his wife, Ida Winn Surrency, and his two children, Robert and Ellen.