School of Law students sweeping the planet as summer 2017 global externs

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

This summer, 20 law students will earn practice experience through the University of Georgia School of Law’s Global Externship initiative. Most will serve in placements overseas, while some will serve in internationally related positions in the United States. Administered by the school’s Dean Rusk International Law Center, the decades-old Global Externship initiative enables Georgia Law students to gain practice experience via placements at law firms, in-house legal departments, government agencies and nongovernmental organizations around the world. Thanks to generous donations, virtually all global externs receive financial support from law school funds.


Sklut presents on law school's successful mentoring program at national conference

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Associate Director of Student Affairs Alex D. Sklut presented "Developing, Launching, and Maintaining a Team-Based Student Mentorship and Advising Program for Law Students" at the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals Conference at the UCLA School of Law during June. 


Georgia Law increases public interest fellowship support; 36 students awarded fellowship grants totaling $68,000

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In addition to providing first-rate legal training for its students, the University of Georgia School of Law is instilling in them the need to serve. The service comes in a variety of forms, and the benefits and communities served are just as diverse. A record-breaking 36 law students will begin a summer of service in Georgia, Washington, D.C., New York City and locations around the world. Work placements include nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations; local, state and federal government agencies; state and federal prosecutor’s offices; and criminal defense practices, both trial and appellate. Five positions have an international focus.


Jackson selected for LEAD Athens

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Student Experience Jenna L. Jackson has been selected for the 2017-18 LEAD Athens class. A program of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, LEAD Athens is designed to develop effective leaders committed to building a vibrant Athens community. This intense, year-long program explores a myriad of topics including economic development, local industry, health care, government, secondary and higher education, the arts and more.


UGA features Barker as amazing student

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Congratulations to second-year student Victoria A. Barker who was featured on UGA's homepage as an "Amazing Student."

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