Georgia Law welcomes the talented Class of 2017

Friday, August 15, 2014

Georgia Law proudly welcomes the academically talented Class of 2017, which is composed of 185 students. These students boast an impressive median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA of 163 and 3.7, respectively. They come from 23 different states and 70 undergraduate institutions, and 18 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 14, 2014.


In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird, who served as dean of the law school for a total of 13 years and officially served on the faculty for more than 20 years, although he taught at the law school for approximately four decades. Beaird passed away on August 14.  This revered leader, scholar, teacher and mentor will be missed. The memorial service will be August 18 at 12:30 p.m. at Athens First United Methodist Church. The arrangements are being handled by Bernstein Funeral Home.


Gainesville and Marietta firms win 5th Annual Firm and Corporation Alumni Challenge

Friday, August 1, 2014

Georgia Law is pleased to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Firm and Corporation Alumni Challenge, which seeks to achieve 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates within an organization. Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar of Gainesville, Ga., won category A of the competition (organizations with more than 10 Georgia Law graduates), while Downey & Cleveland of Marietta, Ga., won category B (organizations with five to 10 Georgia Law graduates).  Julius M. Hulsey (J.D.’63) and W. Curtis Anderson (J.D.’91) led their firms’ efforts, respectively.



Record-breaking year for Law School Fund

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Georgia Law is pleased to share that the Law School Fund, the school’s largest single source of scholarship dollars, reached a new milestone this past fiscal year. For the year 2013-14, more than $955,000 was contributed by alumni and friends. Besides supporting scholarships, this fund enhances every Georgia Law student’s experience by supporting a wide-range of programming and events. 


Georgia Law welcomes new legal research and writing instructors and a career development director

Friday, July 11, 2014

Georgia Law is pleased to announce that Patrick D. Conner (J.D.'98) and Susannah P. Mroz have joined its faculty as legal research and writing instructors who will also teach document drafting. Additionally, Laura E. Woodson (J.D.’90) now serves as an associate director in the Career Development Office, where she will provide career counseling and guidance to Georgia Law students and alumni.

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