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Georgia state representative makes $500,000 gift to Georgia Law

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The University of Georgia School of Law has received a $500,000 gift to create the Stacey Godfrey Evans Scholarship for first-generation college graduates attending Georgia Law. The gift is the first of its kind, and it was made by Georgia Law alumna and state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans (J.D.'03). The first Evans Scholar is expected to be named this fall.

 

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Georgia Law’s Lori A. Ringhand has been named the school’s new associate dean for academic affairs. In this role, she will supervise the law school’s academic program and curriculum. Ringhand is a nationally known Supreme Court scholar, and two-time winner of the C. Ronald Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching, the law school’s highest teaching honor. She will assume the post at the start of the school’s fall semester on August 18.


Congratulations to alumnae Jody Corry (J.D.’91) and Yvette M. Daniels (J.D.’89) for beginning a two-year term on the UGA Alumni Association Board of Directors. The UGA Alumni Association proudly supports academic excellence, best interests and traditions of Georgia’s flagship university and its more than 288,000 alumni worldwide.


Congratulations to Georgia Law alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.’98) for making history by becoming the first Asian American to sit on a case at the Georgia Supreme Court. She will serve in place of Justice David Nahmias in a case involving a boundary dispute between middle Georgia's Bibb and Monroe counties.


Class of 2018 Orientation

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Welcome to the Class of 2018. Your orientation to law school will run for three days - Aug. 13, 14 and 17.

 

   

 

Calendar

August 4, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Students from National Law School Consortium schools travel to Miami to interview with top area employers.


August 5, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Students from National Law School Consortium schools travel to New York to interview with top area employers.


August 6, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Students from National Law School Consortium schools travel to DC to interview with top area employers.


August 10, 2015 (All day) to August 12, 2015 (All day)

Employers hiring for summer 2016 and some post-graduate opportunities visit campus to interview members of the classes of 2017 and 2016.  Deadline for students to apply in Symplicity is 7/16/15.


August 14, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Students from National Law School Consortium schools travel to Chicago to interview with top area employers.


Dean Rusk International Law Center
 

The Dean Rusk Center was established in 1977 to expand the scope of international law and policy initiatives at the University of  Georgia School of Law. Today, the Rusk Center, which is housed in Rusk Hall on UGA’s North Campus, provides a forum for collaboration and debate on issues of global importance, administers international education programs, and sponsors law school outreach to diverse partners around the world.

 

 

 

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ABA Required Disclosures

Georgia Law has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1930. In compliance with the ABA's standards, the following information about Georgia Law is provided to current and prospective students: