Armbrister secures inaugural Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough externship

Monday, April 2, 2018

Congratulations to second-year student Philicia Armbrister for being named Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's inaugural extern in the law firm's mergers and acquisitions group. The externship provides "students who are interested in promoting and enhancing diversity in the M&A industry an educational opportunity to spend a semester at the firm."


Author to Discuss History of Trade in America as Predictions of Trade War Loom

Monday, April 2, 2018

Is America better served by a free trade agenda or protectionist measures? Author C. Donald Johnson, School of Law alumnus and former director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center, will examine the history of trade politics, the focus of his new book from Oxford University Press, in a lecture on Tuesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. in the large event space of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.


School of Law wins third advocacy tournament of the year and coveted state title

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law recently won the national South Texas Mock Trial Challenge and the Intrastate Moot Court Competition. These wins bring the total national titles for UGA for the 2017-18 season to three in addition to a coveted state title. The other tournament wins include the 8th Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition and the 2018 Charleston School of Law National Moot Court Competition. 

 

School of Law honors four with top awards at Alumni/Alumnae Weekend

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The School of Law honored four individuals for their service during the school’s fourth Alumni/Alumnae Weekend. Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson, Don L. Waters (J.D.’78) and Sally Q. Yates (J.D.’86) received the law school alumni/alumnae association’s highest honor – the Distinguished Service Scroll – for their outstanding dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school. Additionally, the Young Alumni/Alumnae of Excellence Award was presented to Cameron D. Hawkins (J.D.’08).


School of Law wins Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Congratulations to second-year students Anna C. Braue, Thomas Grantham and Timia Skelton for winning the 2018 Intrastate Moot Court Competition overcoming teams from Emory University, Georgia State University and Mercer University as well as Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. A second UGA law school team comprised of second-year students Dymond Anthony, Cliffton Jacques and Connor Rose also competed.   

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