UGA Alumni Association to present annual awards during luncheon April 15; Thompson and Chambliss among winners

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The UGA Alumni Association will present five awards to alumni, friends and former faculty during its 79th Annual Alumni Awards Luncheon April 15. Larry D. Thompson, who presently holds the law school's Sibley Chair in Corporate and Business Law, and his wife, Brenda, will be honored with the 2016 Friend of UGA Award, which is given to non-UGA graduates whose professional or public service has greatly assisted the university. Also, former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who currently serves as the law school's Sanders Political Leadership Scholar, will receive the alumni association’s oldest honor - the Alumni Merit Award.

2016 Awards Day reception

Monday, April 11, 2016

Congratulations to all who were named as Georgia Law's awards recipients for the academic year. A reception was held April 8 to honor these accomplishments and the many achievements of the law school's students and faculty.

Georgia Law posts strong finish in National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Monday, April 11, 2016

Congratulations to third-year students D. Tyler “Ty” Adams and Kathleen B. “Kate” Hicks for finishing as national quarterfinalists at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition. The duo was also awarded the Best Brief in the nation.

Law school sweeps Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Monday, April 11, 2016

Congratulations to two Georgia Law teams for their strong performances at the 2016 Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Second-year students Michael D. Parrish, Troy A. Stram and Benjamin P. Stell were named champions of the competition, with the team earning the Best Brief award. Stram also was named Best Oralist. A team comprised of second-year students Callen A. Carroll, Thomas D. Church and Mary Grace Griffin finished as semifinalists. The teams were coached by third-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. “Jake” Ware. Georgia Law has won 12 out of the last 15 intrastate competitions.

Georgia Law team finishes as quarterfinalists at Prince competition

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Congratulations to third-year students Eleanor K. “Keith” Emanuel and Michelle L. Tang for finishing as quarterfinalists in the 2016 Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition.