Daily places second in national tax writing competition

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Congratulations to third-year student Robert Daily who won second place in the 2019 Donald C. Alexander Tax Writing Competition for his paper on the tax treatment of income-sharing agreements to finance higher education (in lieu of traditional fixed amount student loans). This competition is sponsored by the Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation. 

School of Law team wins Spong Moot Court Tournament

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Congratulations to the team comprised of second-year students John Lex Kenerly and Spencer Woody for winning the 48th Annual William B. Spong Invitational Moot Court Tournament, which was held at William and Mary Law School. Third-year student Shaudie Fassih coached the team.

$3 million gift to UGA law school will transform first-generation student experiences

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Thanks to a $3 million gift—the largest outright donation in school history—the University of Georgia School of Law will be able to continue transforming the legal education experience for many of its first-generation college graduates. The First-Start Scholars Program, created by a lead gift from 1982 alumna Kathelen V. Amos and the Daniel P. Amos Family Foundation, will begin awarding scholarships in the fall of 2019. Students will receive a partial-tuition scholarship as well as a professional development stipend.

Welch wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition

Monday, February 11, 2019

Congratulations to first-year student Amelia Welch for winning the 2019 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition. The finalist was Devin Mashman.

Mock trial teams finish as finalists, semi-finalists at regional round of National Trial Competition

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the team of third-year students Gabriel “Gabe” Gonzales-Acevedo and Amanda Payne and second-year student Chelsea R. Feagle, who finished as regional finalists at the regional round of the National Trial Competition. Additionally a second UGA School of Law team comprised of third-year students Jennifer Cotton and Philip Poole and second-year student Andrew H. Tyner finished the competition as regional semi-finalists. The team was coached by third-year student Jared Koebble and alumnus Jeremy Daily (J.D.’14).