American Bar Association director to give law school graduation speech

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Jack L. Rives, executive director and chief operating officer of the American Bar Association, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Commencement May 17 at 10 a.m. on the North Campus quadrangle in front of the law school. In the event of rain, graduation will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum. For those unable to attend, the ceremony will be available for live viewing at www.ustream.tv/channel/ugalaw .


Mason wins American Counsel Association scholarship

Friday, April 25, 2014

Congratulations to second-year student Andrew D. Mason, who received the 2014 Stanley Cohn/James Dorsett Scholarship from the American Counsel Association. Established in 1928, the ACA is the oldest association of independent law firms in the world and aims to enhance standards of practice, aid deserving law students, and provide a social and business network for its distinguished members.


GIP participants to work on five continents

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Georgia Law students participating in the school’s Global Internship Program this summer will have the opportunity to gain international legal experience while working for organizations across the globe such as the Human Rights League in Slovakia, UNESCO in France, the Israel Law Center, Dacheng Law Firm in China and the University of West Indies Cave Hill in Barbados. A total of 17 students will be participating in the program this summer with placements spanning 13 countries and five continents.


Second-year student elected chief communications officer of ILSA

Monday, April 21, 2014

Second-year law student Stephany Sheriff was elected chief communications officer of the International Law Students Association, which is a worldwide organization dedicated to educating students and lawyers across the globe on the importance of international law. In this role, she will manage all communication between ISLA chapters, work closely with regional representatives and monitor regional activities.


Hall wins Russell Competition

Monday, April 21, 2014

Congratulations to first-year law student Eleanor K. “Keith” Hall for winning the 2014 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success.

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