Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Georgia Law is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge, which seeks to achieve 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates within an organization. Fortson, Bentley and Griffin of Athens, Ga., won category A of the competition (organizations with more than 10 Georgia Law graduates), while Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood of Columbus, Ga., won category B (organizations with five to 10 Georgia Law graduates).
Georgia Law is pleased to welcome its newest faculty members who will begin teaching in Athens this fall - Assistant Professor Mehrsa Baradaran from Brigham Young University and Assistant Professor Kent Barnett from the University of Kentucky. Baradaran will be leading courses in contracts and banking law while Barnett will be focusing on contracts and consumer law.
The University of Georgia School of Law was featured in the Daily Report for being one of the recipients named in a recent cy pres award. The school was awarded $1.5 million, which will go toward creating several new student scholarships. The article appeared on 7/16/12.
Congratulations to the following Georgia Law faculty members who were recently promoted: Hillel Y. Levin was named an Associate Professor of Law, Harlan Cohen was granted tenure and Suzanne Graham was promoted to Librarian IV. Additionally, earlier in the spring, Lori A. Ringhand was named a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge was named the new holder of the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law.
Cobb Professor David E. Shipley was recently recognized by the National Football Foundation & Fidelity Investments for his commitment to the ideals of the scholar-athlete and the leadership building qualities of intercollegiate football. Shipley has served as UGA’s Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA and the Southeastern Conference since 2010.