Georgia Law alumni association presents highest honor to Morehead and Knox

Monday, June 9, 2014

Georgia Law's alumni association has named University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead (J.D.'80) and Augusta attorney Wyckliffe “Wyck” A. Knox Jr. (LL.B.’64) as the recipients of this year's Distinguished Service Scroll Award. The award is the Law School Association’s highest honor and recognizes individuals for their exceptional service and dedication to the legal profession and the law school.


UGA invites applications and nominations for the position of dean of the law school

Friday, May 23, 2014

UGA invites applications and nominations for the position of dean of the law school. The application packet should include a cover letter detailing how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities and qualifications for the position; a current curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by Aug. 17, 2014.


Georgia Law ranks high for federal judicial clerkships

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Georgia Law scored well in a recent federal judicial clerkship microranking compiled by a Pepperdine University law professor. Based on data from the American Bar Association, a three-year average was calculated for clerkships obtained by the graduating Classes of 2011, 2012 and 2013.  Georgia Law tied with Cornell University and New York University in the top 7 percent of law schools.


Committee named to seek dean of Georgia Law

Friday, May 16, 2014

Rebecca Hanner White, who has served as dean of the School of Law since 2003, recently announced that she plans to return to the faculty after 11 years of service as dean. UGA Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the School of Law. It will be chaired by Svein Øie, dean of the College of Pharmacy. Whitten said she is pleased that White will continue to serve as dean while the national search for her successor is underway.


Second-year students selected for Gideon's Promise Summer Law Clerk Program

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Congratulations to second-year students Alicia N. Luncheon and Veronica M. O’Grady, who were selected to join the Gideon’s Promise Summer Law Clerk Program Class of 2014. They are two of 16 selected law students who will assist public defender offices in the Southeast that partner with Gideon’s Promise, a nonprofit organization that works to mobilize and train public defenders.

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