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Alumni in the News Archive

Georgia Law graduates are often the focus of news stories appearing in a variety of media outlets. Below are links to some of these stories from past years.

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2012

 

Ardent GC deals with regulations, litigation
Alumnus Stephen C. Petrovich (J.D.'91) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his work as the general counsel, senior vice president and secretary of Ardent Health Services. The article was written by Mary Welch and appeared on 12/12/12. Read the full article

Judge David Motes: Justice isn’t one size fits all
Alumnus T. David Motes (J.D.'80) was featured on ClickThePaper.com regarding his experiences in his 17 years of service as a judge. The article was written by LeAnne Akin and appeared on 12/8/12. Read the full article

Above the Clouds
Alumnus Josh Gunnemann (J.D.'06), a civil litigator with Rogers & Hardin, was featured in the Daily Report regarding his new favorite pastime - flying. The article was written by Mary Helen Martin and appeared on 12/7/12. Read the full article

Georgia Trust’s Mark McDonald to take volunteer role with National Trust
Alumnus Mark C. McDonald (J.D.'82) was featured on Saporta Report for his election as chair of the National Trust Partners Network, as well as for his role as an ex-officio member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's board. The article was written by Maria Saporta and appeared on 12/5/12. Read the full article  McDonald was also featured on Saporta Reporting regarding his passion for historic preservation. The article was written by Chris Schroder and appeared on 11/26/12. Read the full article

T. Joseph Campbell retiring as DA
Alumnus T. Joseph Campbell (J.D.'74) was featured in Neighbor Newspapers regarding his retirement as district attorney for the Cherokee Circuit after 20 years of service. The article was written by Monica Burge and appeared on 12/4/12. Read the full article

Taking care of business for R.E.M.
Alumnus Bertis E. Downs IV (J.D.'81) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his involvement with the band R.E.M. The article was written by

Social Circle picks new city judge
Alumnus David F. Dickinson (J.D.'85) was featured in the Covington News for his appointment as the new municipal court judge for Social Circle, Ga. The article was written by Danielle Everson and appeared on 11/29/12. Read the full article

Birmingham lawyer Kira Fonteneau hired to lead Jefferson County's first public defender office
Alumna Kira Y. Fonteneau (J.D.'05) was featured on AL.com for her recent appointment to lead the Jefferson County Public Defender Office in Birmingham, Ala. The article was written by Kent Faulk and appeared on 11/28/12. Read the full article

Lawyer cites dance as leadership skill way into law
Alumna Terri R. Stewart (J.D.'06) was featured in the Daily Report regarding the influence of dance on her life. The article was written by Mary Helen Martin and appeared on 11/16/12. Read the full article

President Obama Nominates Seven to the United States District Courts
Alumna Valerie Caproni (J.D.'79) was recently one of seven individuals nominated by President Obama for District Court judgeship. The article appeared on 11/14/12. Read the full article

Judge swears in son
Alumnus Matthew J. Neill (J.D.'12) was featured in the Cleburne Times-Review for being sworn into the practice of law by his father, Judge John Neill. The article was written by Matt Smith and appeared on 11/14/12. Read the full article

A Dog Named "Uga"
Alumnus Frank W. "Sonny" Seiler (J.D.'57) was featured on WRBL News 3 regarding the tradition of "Uga," the mascot for the University of Georgia. Seiler has provided Georgia's mascot since 1956 and is currently the owner of Russ, who was officially named "Uga IX" in September. The article was written by Phil Scoggins and appeared on 11/7/12. Read the full article

Georgia Law alum named finalist in national legal writing contest
Alumnus William R. Gignilliat IV (J.D.'12) was a finalist in the 2012 Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing contest sponsored by the Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation. Gignilliat's paper was titled "The Presumption against Extraterritoriality and the Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Discovery Rules" and was sponsored by Talmadge Chair Peter B. Rutledge. Read the full article

Judge Glanville gets promotion to general
Alumnus Ural Glanville (J.D.'87) was featured in the Daily Report for his promotion to brigadier general. Glanville is currently deployed to Afghanistan as a member of the U.S. Army Reserve. The article was written by Greg Land and appeared on 11/5/12. Read the full article

Gainesville attorney Brim named Fellow by American College of Trial Lawyers
Alumnus James E. Brim III (J.D.'79) was featured in the Gainesville Times for his initiation as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. The article appeared on 11/3/12. Read the full article

Haslam appoints Keith Siskin to 16th Circuit
Alumnus M. Keith Siskin (J.D.'97) was recently appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam to the 16th Judicial District Circuit Court, which serves Rutherford and Cannon counties in Tennessee. The article was released by the Associated Press and appeared on 10/29/12. Read the full article

Slideshow: Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2013 ‘Places in Peril’
Alumnus Mark C. McDonald (J.D.'82) was quoted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding the top places in Georgia that the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation has declared on the verge of peril. McDonald serves as president and CEO of the trust. The article was written by Maria Saporta and appeared on 10/24/12. Read the full article

Sandy Springs Resident Appears on 'Jeopardy!'
Alumnus Jeffrey Huong (J.D.'12) was featured in Sandy Springs Patch for competing on an episode of "Jeopardy!" The article was written by Adrianne Murchison and appeared on 10/8/12. Read the full article

Judge George Kreeger to remain on Cobb drug court
Alumnus George H. Kreeger (J.D.'66) was featured in the Daily Report for his retirement from the Cobb County Superior Court bench after 33 years of service. He will still hold senior judge status and preside over the Cobb County Drug Treatment Court. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 9/28/12. Read the full article

Evans woman will celebrate survival at Ironman
Alumnus Todd M. Boudreaux (J.D.'94) and his wife Nikki Boudreaux were featured in The Augusta Chronicle for the anniversary of Nikki's miraculous survival of an arteriovenous malformation rupture. The article was written by Chris Gay and appeared on 9/29/12. Read the full article

How I Got Here: Merrill Lynch's Buck Wiley
Alumnus Floyd M. Wiley III (J.D.'91) was profiled in Bloomberg Businessweek for his experiences abroad as well as his career advancements. The article was written by Kate Abbott and appeared on 10/2/12. Read the full article

Several wonderful lives
Alumnus Bernard J. Mulherin (LL.B.'59) was featured in The Augusta Chronicle for his various leadership roles as well as his commitment and contribution to his community. Mulherin passed away on 9/17/12 at the age of 80. The article appeared on 9/22/12. Read the full article

McClendon joins Guardianship Office Board
Alumnus James C. McClendon II (J.D.'86) was featured in The Lake Wales News for serving on the board of directors of the Guardianship Office of the Tenth Circuit, a nonprofit organization that provides guardians to oversee medical care for individuals. The article was written by Cassie Jacoby and appeared on 9/30/12. Read the full article

Otis A. Brumby III becomes publisher; Lee B. Garrett named general manager
Alumni Otis A. Brumby III (J.D.'06) and Lee Brumby Garrett (J.D.'99) were featured in the Cherokee Tribune as the new publisher and general manger, respectively, of the Cherokee Tribune, Journal and Neighbor Newspapers. The article was written by Jon Gillooly and appeared on 9/28/12. Read the full article

Falcons honor Luis Aguilar through NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards
Alumnus Luis A. Aguilar (J.D. '79) was recently selected to receive the National Football League Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award by the Atlanta Falcons. The award recognizes the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market. The article appeared on 9/25/12. Read the full article

Hot market for Supreme Court clerks
Alumnus Brian C. Lea (J.D.'09) was featured in the Daily Report for being one of last term's Supreme Court law clerks in demand for a position at a big law firm. Lea was recruited from the chambers of Justice Clarence Thomas to work for Jones Day. The article was written by Tony Mauro and appeared on 9/17/12. Read the full article

Goals met, Judge Watson White re-retires at 91
Alumnus Judge Watson L. White (LL.B. '50) was recently featured in the Daily Report for his re-retirement as a senior judge. White served on the Cobb County Superior Court before going back to work as one of four senior judges. White announced his re-retirement two weeks ago due to failing health. The article appeared on 9/17/12. Read the full article

Eleven Georgia Law alumni named to UGA’s 40 Under 40
More than 25 percent of the UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2012 are Georgia Law graduates. This annual honor recognizes alumni campus-wide who are making an impact, demonstrating a commitment to UGA and aspiring to uphold the principles of wisdom, justice and moderation. Those named to this year's list are: Lisa R. Blanco (J.D.'98), Jennifer L. Chapman (J.D.'02), C. Andrew Childers (J.D.'98), Jehan Y. El-Jourbagy (J.D.'03), Stacey G. Evans (J.D.'03), Kelly D. Kautz (J.D.'02), Amy E. Loggins (J.D.'99), Patrick N. Millsaps (J.D.'00), John W. Stephenson Jr. (J.D.'00), Robert B. Teilhet (J.D.'00) and Joby F. Young (J.D.'09). Read the full article

Tribune publisher dies after two-year battle with cancer
Alumnus Otis A. Brumby Jr. (J.D.'65) was featured in the Cherokee Tribune for his leadership, passion and dedication as the publisher of the Marietta Daily Journal and Cherokee Tribune for nearly half a century. Brumby passed away at the age of 72 after a two-battle with prostate cancer. The article was written by Joe Kirby and appeared on 9/8/12. Read the full article

A Flowchart Approach to California’s New Apportionment Regime
Alumnus Daniel L. Eggerman (J.D.'12) recently published an article in the Tax Analysts regarding California apportionment law. The article appeared on 9/3/12.

Linebacker. Actor. Lawyer.
Alumnus Jeffrey Y. Lewis (J.D.'82) was featured in the Daily Report for his roles as a linebacker for the University of Georgia, as an actor in various movie, TV and stage roles, and now as a partner and litigator at Arnall Golden Gregory in Atlanta. The article was written by Paul Shea and appeared on 8/31/12. Read the full article

Travis Williams, 29, Northeastern Judicial Circuit assistant public defender
Alumnus Travis A. Williams (J.D.'08) was featured in the Daily Report's annual pick of Georgia lawyers under 40 for his dedication and persistence in his work as a public defender. The article was written by Kathleen Baydala Joyner and appeared on 8/27/12. Read the full article

Charles "Chuck" Clay Jr., 38, Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn & Dial
Alumnus Charles L. Clay Jr. (J.D.'99) was featured in the Daily Report's annual pick of Georgia lawyers under 40 for his work as one of Weinberg Wheeler's top national litigators. The article appeared on 8/27/12. Read the full article

Sales and Use Taxation of Daily Deal Vouchers
Alumnus Andrew D. Grace (J.D.'12) recently published an article in the Tax Analysts regarding daily deal vouchers. The article appeared on 8/27/12.

Savannah newsmakers
Alumni Michael K. Dennard (J.D.'84) and Andrei Ionescu (J.D.'12) were featured in the Savannah Morning News for their appointments as deputy chief assistant of State Court Division for the Chatham County District Attorney's Office and as associate for the Conner Law Group, respectively. . The article appeared on 8/26/12. Read the full article

Miami-Dade judge at ground zero of South Florida's foreclosure crisis
Alumna Jennifer Bailey (J.D.'83) was featured in The Miami Herald regarding the foreclosure crisis in South Florida. The article was written by Martha Brannigan and appeared on 8/19/12. Read the full article

Recent UGA graduates launch start-up mobile gaming company
Alumnus Christian Boyd Rhodes (J.D.'12) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for being one of the founders of Aristobot, a start-up mobile gaming company which plans to launch its first mobile game to the market. The article was written by Satyam Kaswala and appeared on 8/19/12. Read the full article

New justice leaves paper trail
Alumnus Keith R. Blackwell (J.D.'99) was featured in the Daily Report for his appointment to the Georgia Supreme Court and the uniqueness of his previous job serving on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 8/15/12. Read the full article

Lawyer reinvents self in bad economy
Alumnus Richard S. Alembik (J.D.'91) was featured in the Daily Report for his ability to adapt to the slumped economy by changing the focus of his practice from commercial real estate development and title work to foreclosure defense and consumer protection. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 8/14/12. Read the full article

Update: Former Columbus Mayor Frank Martin
Alumnus Frank K. Martin (J.D.'64) was featured in the Columbus Ledger Enquirer for his reputation as an accomplished attorney and his service as mayor to Columbus, Ga., since 1990. Martin passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer on 8/12/12 at age 73. The article was written by Chuck Williams and appeared on 8/12/12. Read the full article

Inc., Profiling Joey Loudermilk
Alumnus Joey M. Loudermilk (J.D.'78) was featured in Profile magazine for his humble approach and strong ethics in both life and at work as the general counsel of Aflac. The article was written by Ruth E. Dávila and appeared in the July/Aug/Sept 2012 issue. Read the full article

Deal taps Branch, Ray for Court of Appeals
Alumnus William M. Ray II (J.D.'90) was featured in the Daily Report for his appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal to replace Keith Blackwell on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 7/26/12. Read the full article

Bibb's state Teacher of the Year leaves "to grow personally and professionally"
Alumnus and 2012 Georgia Teacher of the Year Jadun O. McCarthy (J.D.'05) was featured in The Telegraph for his choice to leave teaching to pursue other opportunities. The article was written by Andrea Castillo and appeared on 7/20/12. Read the full article

Lisa Colbert named judge-designate for Chatham County Juvenile Court
Alumna Lisa Goldwire Colbert (J.D.'94) was recently featured in the Savannah Morning News for being appointed unanimously as the new Chatham County Juvenile Court Judge effective Sept. 28. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 7/21/12. Read the full article

Teaming up for justice: Carley, Gregorys to offer consulting service
Alumnus and former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice George H. Carley (LL.B.'62) was featured in the Daily Report for his collaboration with former Justice Hardy Gregory Jr. and his wife in working together to offer services to lawyers who are looking for extra advice on their cases. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 7/20/12. Read the full article

Gov. Deal swears in Ga. Supreme Court justice
Alumnus Keith R. Blackwell (J.D.'99) was mentioned in the Daily Report for being sworn in by Gov. Nathan Deal as the newest justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. The article appeared on 7/19/12. Read the full article

Brunswick Judicial Circuit getting new public defender
Alumnus Kevin R. Gough (J.D.'87) was recently featured in The Florida Times-Union for his appointment as the new public defender of the five-county Brunswick Judicial Circuit effective Aug. 6. The article was written by Terry Dickson and appeared on 7/17/12. Read the full article

Sidney O. Smith Jr., 88: Former U.S. district judge
Former U.S. District Judge and alumnus Sidney O. Smith Jr. (LL.B.'49) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for being a champion for justice, education and family. Smith recently passed away at the age of 88 from cancer complications. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 7/15/12. Read the full article

Former UGA Tennis Captain, Hartman Award winner Cohn dies at 95
Alumnus Aaron Cohn (LL.B.'38) was featured on georgiadawgs.com for his lifelong contributions to UGA and to the legal profession. Cohn, who was a retired judge and a former recipient of the distinguished service scroll from the law school, passed away at the age of 95. The article appeared on 7/5/12. Read the full article

A Leap of Faith: Beth Sanders gives up a lucrative law career for a place on the pulpit, finding her way back to a Rome church after being gone for 30 years
Alumna Elizabeth M. Sanders (J.D.'93) was featured in the Rome News-Tribune for her decision to change career paths and become a pastor. The article was written by Severo Avila and appeared on 7/1/12. Read the full article

Trey Phillips, 43: 'This guy was living life'
Alumnus Trey E. Phillips (J.D.'05) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for the impact he had both in and out of the courtroom. Phillips recently passed away in a motorcycle accident. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 6/27/12. Read the full article

Blackwell chosen as Gov. Deal's first pick to Ga. Supreme Court
Alumnus Keith R. Blackwell (J.D.'99) was recently appointed to serve as Georgia's next Supreme Court justice. The article appeared in the Daily Report on 6/26/12. Read the full article

Lisenby honored as OurTown Hero
Alumnus Michael B. Lisenby (J.D.'74) was awarded the OurTown Hero Award by the Swainsboro City Council. The article appeared in My Swainsboro News on 6/12/12. Read the full article

Outstanding Service Award
Alumna Kathy S. Palmer (J.D.'79) was featured in FACS Magazine for receiving the 2012 FACS Outstanding Service Award. The article appeared in the spring 2012 issue. Read the full article

Lawyer Snapshot: Michele L.A. Rollins
Alumna Michele L.A. Rollins (J.D.'01) was featured in The Daily Record - Jacksonville. The article appeared on 6/18/12. Read the full article

Atlanta Trial Attorney Marc Howard Appointed GTLA Education Chair
Alumnus Marcus E. Howard (J.D.'93) was recently appointed as the new Education Chair for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA). The article appeared in PRLog on 6/12/12. Read the full article

Attorney James Pannell cited for professionalism, integrity
Alumnus James L. Pannell (J.D.'74) was mentioned in the Savannah Morning News for receiving the 2012 Frank Cheatham Professionalism Award for his integrity in law practice. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 6/9/12. Read the full article

Father and son open law office in Aiken
Alumnus Caleb C. Connor (J.D.'06) has collaborated with his father, Ken Connor, and opened a law firm in Aiken, Ga. Alumna Anne K. Moore (J.D.'06) has also joined the team as a staff attorney. The article was featured in the Aiken Standard and was written by Anna Dolianitis. It appeared on 6/5/12. Read the full article

Tela Names Intellectual Property Lawyer as General Counsel
Alumna Elizabeth H. Stewart (J.D.'93) was appointed as Vice President, General Counsel of Tela Innovations. The article appeared in Marketwire on 6/04/12. Read the full article

The Westminster Schools Honor Arnall Golden Gregory Partner Jeffrey Lewis
Alumnus Jeffrey Y. Lewis (J.D.'82) was awarded the 2012 Alumnus Service Award from The Westminster Schools. The article appeared in Citybizlist Atlanta on 5/30/12. Read the full article

New chief justice sworn in for brief spell
Alumnus George H. Carley (LL.B.'62) was sworn in as the 29th chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. The article was written by Kate Brumback and appeared on 5/29/12. Read the full article

Crawford Corporate Counsel Amy Loggins named to the Georgia Chamber Law & Judiciary Committee
Alumna Amy E. Loggins (J.D.'99) was recently appointed as a member of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Law & Judiciary Committee. The announcement appeared in PR Newswire on 5/17/12. Read the full article

U.S. Judge Charles Pannell to take senior status.
Alumnus Charles A. Pannell Jr. (J.D.'70) was featured in the Daily Report for his announcement that he will take senior status after his birthday in January 2013. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 5/10/12. Read the full article

Yarbrough: Getting a lesson in the majesty of the law
Alumna Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding her successful legal career. The article was written by Dick Yarbrough and appeared on 4/30/12. Read the full article

First Drug Court commencement announced for Barrow County
Alumnus Jason J. Deal (J.D.'96) was featured in the Barrow Journal for being selected as the keynote speaker for the Piedmont Judicial Circuit's first Drug Court commencement. The article appeared on 4/27/12. Read the full article

Cobb middle school student files suit alleging cyberbullying
Alumna Natalie S. Woodward (J.D.'02) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a middle schooler in Cobb County who is filing a defamation suit against two of her classmates for creating a fake Facebook page using her name. The article was written by Gracie Bonds Staples and appeared on 4/27/12. Read the full article
Read additional articles: Fulton County Daily Report, 4/26/12

Rutgers scholar chronicles trial of Susan B. Anthony in book
Alumna Natalie E.H. Hull (J.D.'85) is featured on NJ.com for her book detailing the trial of Susan B. Anthony. The article appeared 4/22/12 and was written by John Barna. Read the full article

Five years later, the Irish wake that Tom Murphy deserved
Georgia's political crowd turned out for the dedication of a replica of the late Thomas B. Murphy's office at the University of West Georgia. This 1949 alumnus, who passed away in 2007, served as Georgia's speaker of the House for 28 years. The article appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 4/19/12 and was written by Jim Galloway. Read the full article
Read additional articles: Times-Georgian, 4/19/12

Longtime Bibb County Probate Court judge says he won't run for re-election
Alumnus William J. "Bill" Self (J.D.'74) was featured in The Macon Telegraph regarding his decision to not seek re-election and instead pursue semiretirement. The article was written by Amy Leigh Womack and appeared on 4/16/12. Read the full article

Ex-UGA player Mark Lewis hired for key NCAA post
Alumnus Mark A. Lewis (J.D.'92) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his new post as the National Collegiate Athletic Association's executive vice president for championships and alliances. The article was written by Tim Tucker and appeared on 4/11/12. Read the full article

From Lawndale to Rome, Bangladesh and beyond
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured in the Chicago Tribune regarding her recent appointment as executive director of the United Nations' World Food Program.  The article was written by Katherine Skiba and was published 4/3/12. Read the full article

Pushing an unpopular cause
Alumnus Frank D. LoMonte (J.D.'00) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his work as executive director of the Student Press Law Center in Arlington, Va. The article was written by John W. English and appeared in the March 2012 issue of the magazine. Read the full article

One "lucky dog"
Alumnus Michael D. Simpson (J.D.'75) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his legal career with the National Education Association. The article was written by Kelley Simmons and appeared in the March 2012 issue of the magazine. Read the full article

Judge Dale P. Smith, 58: Dispensed justice and Tootsie Rolls from the bench
Alumnus Dale P. Smith (J.D.'85) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his career as a magistrate judge in Stephens County, Ga. Smith passed away unexpectedly on 3/10/12. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 3/12/12. Read the full article.

Hill named one of top women lawyers
Alumna Janet E. Hill (J.D.'82) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for being named one of the top 50 women lawyers in Georgia. The article appeared on 3/11/12. Read the full article.

Federal Dogs
Alumni Luis Aguilar (J.D.'79), Mamie Kresses (J.D.'82) and Valerie Caproni (J.D.'79) were featured in Georgia Magazine for being counted among UGA's Federal Dogs.  The article appeared in the March 2012 issue.  Read the full article

Judge Palmer receives college's Outstanding Service Award
Alumna Kathy Stephens Palmer (J.D.'79) was featured in The Swainsboro Forest-Blade for being awarded the Outstanding Service Award by the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA. The article appeared on 3/6/12. Read the full article

Albany judge to hear GA Supreme Court case
Alumnus Stephen S. "Steve" Goss (J.D.'86) was featured on the Albany, Ga., news station website, WALB.com, for being designated to serve in place of Justice Hugh Thompson in the appeal of the Georgia Supreme Court case, Danenberg v. State. The article appeared on 3/1/12. Read the full article
Read additional articles: Albany Herald, 3/1/12

River Basin Center legal fellow elected to State Bar's Environmental Law Section
Alumna Katherine A. "Katie" Sheehan (J.D.'08) was featured on the UGA Today website for being elected as a member-at-large of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. The article was written by Beth Gavrilles and appeared on 2/29/12. Read the full article

Mythic Warrior is Captive in Global Art Conflict
Alumna Terressa M. "Tess" Davis (J.D.'09) was featured in The New York Times regarding the legal issues of retrieving a thousand-year-old Cambodian statue from a New York auction house. The article was written by Tom Mashberg and Ralph Blumenthal and appeared 2/28/12. Read the full article

Journal publisher Brumby honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Alumnus Otis A. Brumby (LL.B.'65) was featured in The Marietta Daily Journal for being honored with the Cobb County Lifetime Achievement Award. The article was written by Kim Isaza and appeared on 2/24/12. Read the full article

Council nominates Odell to Recorder's Court
Alumna Tammy Cox Stokes (J.D.'87) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for being appointed as the new Chatham County Recorder's Court chief judge. The article was written by Lesley Conn and appeared on 2/24/12. Read the full article

Stuckey Benfield joins GreenLaw; will not seek re-election
Alumna Stephanie Stuckey Benfield (J.D.'92) was featured in the Champion Free Press regarding her announcement to become the new executive director of GreenLaw, an environmental advocacy organization dedicated to clean air and clean water for Georgia. The article appeared on 2/22/12. Read the full article
Read additional articles: NeighborNewspapers.com, 3/7/12

Augusta attorney named St. Patrick's grand marshal
Alumni Patrick J. "Pat" Rice (LL.B.'66) and Bernard J. Mulherin (LL.B.'59) were featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding the Irish-American Heritage Society's annual St. Patrick's Day parade. Rice was named the 2012 parade grand marshal and Mulherin helped form the Irish American society in Augusta during 1977. The article was written by Meg Mirshak and appeared on 2/17/12. Read the full article

Public defender sworn in as new magistrate
Alumnus Benjamin R. "Ben" Makin (J.D.'04) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his new post as an associate magistrate court judge for Athens-Clarke County. The article was written by Joe Johnson and appeared on 2/17/12. Read the full article

Who's Who: Patrick Sendolo
Alumnus Patrick Sendolo Wonzon (J.D.'03) was featured in the Africa Energy Intelligence newsletter for being appointed as Liberia's mines and energy minister. The article appeared on 2/15/12. Read the full article

Hollingsworth makes 'legal eagle' list
Alumnus Thomas F. Hollingsworth (J.D.'04) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for being named to Georgia Trend magazine's 2011 Legal Elite. The article appeared on 2/11/12. Read the full article

Atlanta litigator part of 'Operation Babylift'
Alumna Tiana S. Mykkeltvedt (J.D.'03) was featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding her association to President Gerald Ford's "Operation Babylift," a mission that delivered 3,300 infants and children from Vietnam to adopting families in the U.S., during 1975. The article was written by Kat Greene and appeared on 2/10/12. Read the full article

Poston tapped as new DA for district
Alumnus Herbert M. "Bert" Poston (J.D.'92) was featured in the Dalton Daily Citizen for being appointed as the new district attorney for the Conasauga Judicial Circuit, which covers two Georgia counties, Whitfield and Murray. The article was written by Mark Millican and appeared on 2/10/12. Read the full article

People You Should Know: Joan T.A. Gabel
Alumna Joan T.A. Gabel (J.D.'93) was featured in the Columbia Business Times regarding her responsibilities as dean of the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business. The article appeared on 2/3/12. Read the full article

Confirmation Hearings Begin Tomorrow, Nominees Flood Senate with CVs
Alumnus Patrick Sendolo Wonzon (J.D.'03) was featured in the Liberian Daily Observer regarding his confirmation hearings as a minister-designate for lands, mines and energy. The article appeared on 1/31/12. Read the full article

Richmond County probate judge to retire
Alumnus Isaac S. "Buddy" Jolles (LL.B.'53) was featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding his upcoming retirement from the Richmond County probate judge post. The article was written by Kyle Martin and appeared on 1/30/12. Read the full article

Barry Phillips, 82, helped city prepare for 1996 Olympics
Alumnus Barry Phillips (LL.B.'54) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his role in the preparation of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He died on Jan. 23, 2012, at age 82. The article was written by Michelle E. Shaw and appeared on 1/25/12. Read the full article

Ertharin Cousin of USA to Lead World Food Programme
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured on the Environment News Service website regarding her appointment as executive director of the United Nations' World Food Programme. The article appeared on 1/17/12. Read the full article

Okla. Sharia ban is 'likely unconstitutional'
Alumnus Muneer O. Awad (J.D.'09) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding the constitutionality of an Oklahoma ballot initiative that banned the practice of Sharia law, which is the religious law of Islam. The article was written by Amanda Bronstad and appeared on 1/12/12. Read the full article

Duane Morris names Woody Jameson to head firmwide Intellectual Property Practice
Alumnus L. Norwood "Woody" Jameson (J.D.'88) was featured on PR Newswire regarding his recent appointment as leader of Duane Morris LLP's nationally ranked Intellectual Property Practice Group. The article appeared on 1/9/12. Read the full article

EOA to hold 40th Martin L. King, Jr. Celebration
Alumnus Charles B. "Charlie" Mikell (J.D.'76) was featured in The Savannah Tribune for being an honoree at the Economic Opportunity Authority's 40th observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. The article appeared on 1/4/12. Read the full article

Lawyer Snapshot: Amanda Eaton Ferrelle
Alumna Amanda Eaton Ferrelle (J.D.'04) was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record for her community involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters. The article appeared on 1/2/12. Read the full article

 

 

2011

 

The Honorable Steve C. Jones
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in The University of Georgia Magazine for his dual role as a U.S. district judge and president of the UGA Alumni Association. The article was written by Allyson Mann and appeared in the December 2011 issue of the magazine. Read the full article

State association honors Hall assistant public defender
Alumnus Travis A. Williams (J.D.'08) was featured in the Gainesville Times for receiving the "Assistant Circuit Defender of the Year" award, which is an honor given by the Georgia Association of Circuit Public Defenders. The article was written by Patrick Stoker and appeared on 12/17/11. Read the full article

Auslander named Clarke state court judge
Alumnus Charles E. "Chuck" Auslander (J.D.'97) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for being appointed chief judge of the Clarke County state court. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 12/16/11. Read the full article

Changes afoot at longtime law firm Wood, Odom & Edge
Alumni Gus L. Wood (J.D.'61), Arthur B. "Skin" Edge (J.D.'80) and H. Parnell Odom (J.D.'71) were featured in The Newnan Times-Herald regarding changes to their law firm, Wood, Odom & Edge. The article was written by Jeff Bishop and appeared on 12/11/11. Read the full article

Luis A. Aguilar Sworn in for Second Term as SEC Commissioner
Alumnus Luis A. Aguilar (J.D.'79) was featured on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website for being sworn in to serve his second term as a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The article appeared on 12/8/11. Read the full article

Celebrating the Successes of UGA Alumni
Three Georgia Law alumni, Chris D. Clayton (J.D.'83), Christopher C. "Chris" Welton (J.D.'85) and James H. "Jim" Moore (J.D.'81), were featured in the 2012 listing of the Bulldog 100, a program that annually determines and awards the fastest growing businesses that are owned and operated by UGA alumni. Read the full listing

Powerful Judge John Henry Land dies at age 93
Alumnus John H. Land (LL.B.'39) was featured in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding his long-lasting judicial career. He died on Nov. 30, 2011, at age 93. The article was written by Tim Chitwood and appeared on 12/2/11. Read the full article

Bald is beautiful for lawyer's ads
Alumnus Chandler W. Mason (J.D.'97) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for the advertising techniques of his law firm, Mason & Associates. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 11/30/11. Read the full article

Hodges Joins Georgia Chamber Board
Alumnus Kenneth B. "Ken" Hodges (J.D.'91) was featured on Citybizlist Atlanta regarding his recent appointment to the 2012 Board of Directors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The article appeared on 11/30/11. Read the full article

New prosecutor drawn to Rabun
Alumna Emma A. "Maggie" Hastings (J.D.'10) was featured in The Clayton Tribune regarding her new position as an assistant district attorney for the Mountain Judicial Circuit. The article was written by Blake Spurney and appeared on 11/30/11. Read the full article

Judge wins Square Knot Award
Alumnus Joe C. Bishop (J.D.'82) was featured in the Albany Herald for being awarded the American Legion Post 30's Square Knot Award for his dedication and work to assist in the success of the American Legion's scouting program. The article appeared on 11/29/11. Read the full article

Judge spoke the honest truth — even if he was a Gator
Alumnus J.D. Smith (J.D.'71) was featured in the Gainesville Times regarding his upcoming retirement from the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Harris Blackwood and appeared on 11/20/11. Read the full article

A knack for custom interiors
Alumna Hope R. Arbery (J.D.'93) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her custom interiors firm. The article was written by Michelle Hiskey and appeared on 11/17/11. Read the full article

Governor appoints Marietta attorney to gov't commission
Alumnus W. Heath Garrett (J.D.'95) was featured in The Marietta Daily Journal regarding his appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal to the Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission. The article was written by Geoff Folsom and appeared on 11/17/11. Read the full article

Six Finalists named for Court of Appeals
Alumni John C. Pridgen (J.D.'75) and Mary E. Staley (J.D.'78) were featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for being candidates for the soon vacant seat on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 11/16/11. Read the full article

Hall native to retire from Court of Appeals
Alumnus J.D. Smith (J.D.'71) was featured in the Gainesville Times regarding his retirement from the Georgia Court of Appeals on Dec. 31, 2011. The article was written by Patrick Stoker and appeared on 11/11/11. Read the full article

Doyle named UGA vice president for government relations
Alumnus J. Griffin "Griff" Doyle (J.D.'79) was featured on the UGA News Service website regarding his new position as the vice president for government relations at the University of Georgia. The article was written by Tom Jackson and appeared on 11/10/11. Read the full article

Brock Clay adds partner from Marietta boutique
Alumnus Charles L. "Chuck" Bachman (J.D.'99) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his new position as partner with Brock, Clay, Calhoun & Rogers. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 11/9/11. Read the full article

Busbee receives lifetime achievement award
Alumnus and former Georgia Gov. George D. Busbee (LL.B.'52) was featured in the Cordele Dispatch for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for the 2011 Governor's International Awards. Busbee passed away in 2004. The article appeared on 10/29/11. Read the full article

Randy Evans is GOP Lawyer of the Year
Alumnus J. Randolph "Randy" Evans (J.D.'83) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for receiving the Republican Lawyer of the Year Award, an honor sponsored by the Republican National Lawyers Association. The article was written by Mark Niesse and appeared on 10/27/11. Read the full article

JNC receives 23 nominations for Appeals Court
Six Georgia Law alumni were featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for being potential successors to Presiding Judge J.D. Smith (J.D.'72) of the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 10/25/11. Read the full article

Hamilton McWhorter Jr., former Senate secretary
Alumnus Hamilton McWhorter (J.D.'36) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his career in Georgia legislature, spanning more than five decades. He died on Oct. 18, 2011 at age 98. The article was written by Christopher Seward and appeared on 10/22/11. Read the full article
Read additional articles: ATLaw Blog, 10/20/11

On the Stand: James B. Ford, Ford & Murphy, P.C., Kalamazoo
Alumnus James B. "Jim" Ford (J.D.'76) was featured in Michigan Lawyers Weekly regarding his legal career. The article was written by Douglas J. Levy and appeared on 10/14/11. Read the full article

Biotech CEO rejoins old friends at Ballard Spahr
Alumnus David G. Perryman (J.D.'86) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his new position with Philadelphia-based general practice firm Ballard Spahr. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 10/12/11. Read the full article

Meet the winners of service awards
Alumnus Dean W. Russell (J.D.'87) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for receiving the Atlanta Bar Association's Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year award for his work with the Grandparent/Relative Caregiver Project. The article was written by Mary Smith Judd and appeared on 10/7/11. Read the full article

A conversation with ... Tennessee coach Derek Dooley; Vols battling 'youth and inexperience'
Alumnus Derek V. Dooley (J.D.'94) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his position as head coach at the University of Tennessee. The article was written by Chip Towers and appeared on 10/6/11. Read the full article

Carley to resign from court early
Alumnus George H. Carley (LL.B.'62) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his decision to leave Georgia's highest state court in July 2012. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 10/5/11. Read the full article

Georgia Teacher of the Year to Speak at Berry
Alumnus Jadun O. McCarthy (J.D.'05) was featured on the Berry College website regarding his speaking engagement at the institution during October 2011. The article was written by Allison Segrest and appeared on 10/5/11. Read the full article

Local judge to fill in for Supreme Court justice
Alumnus Harry Jay Altman II (J.D.'75), chief judge of the Superior Court for the Southern Judicial Circuit, was featured in The Moultrie Observer regarding his temporary appointment to the Georgia Supreme Court. The article appeared on 9/28/11. Read the full article

5 Questions with Kathryn Elizabeth Rhodes: 'Stay-at-home lawyer' enjoys flexible schedule
Alumna Kathryn E. Rhodes (J.D.'06) was featured in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding her work as a stay-at-home lawyer and mother. The article appeared on 9/26/11. Read the full article

Smith to leave Georgia Court of Appeals
Alumnus J.D. Smith (J.D.'72) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his leaving the post of presiding judge of the Court of Appeals of Georgia at the end of 2011. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 9/20/11. Read the full article

UGA chapter of Blue Key Honor Society will honor three with its service award
Alumni David E. Ralston (J.D.'80) and Charles J. "Charlie" Bethel (J.D.'01) were featured on the UGA News Service website regarding their selection to receive a service award from the UGA chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society. The article was written by Juliett Dinkins and appeared on 9/13/11. Read the full article

Note from President of UGA Alumni Association
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) was featured in the September 2011 issue of Georgia Magazine regarding his new appointment as UGA Alumni Association president. Read the full article

Bringing justice to a foreign land
Alumnus Thomas C. "Tom" Rawlings (J.D.'92) was featured in the September 2011 issue of Georgia Magazine regarding his work with the International Justice Mission. Read the full article

On the Rise 2011
Alumni Michael L. Goldberg (J.D.'97) and Jeffrey P. Shiver (J.D.'04) were two of 13 professionals featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding their journeys to successful law careers. Read the full article

Carley to serve brief term as chief justice
Alumnus George H. Carley (LL.B.'62) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his temporary appointment as chief justice for the Georgia Supreme Court. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 9/9/11. Read the full article

The first GC at Homeland Security
Alumnus Joe D. Whitley (J.D.'75) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his memories of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and appeared on 9/6/11. Read the full article

Longest Serving Juvenile Court Judge Steps Down at age 95
Alumnus Aaron Cohn (LL.B.'38) was featured on The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange website regarding his retirement from the bench. Cohn has served as a Columbus judge since 1965. The article appeared on 8/29/11. Read the full article

To friend or not to friend?
Alumni J. Randolph Evans (J.D.'83) and Joshua B. Belinfante (J.D.'03) have published an article in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding the issue of judges engaging in social networking. The article appeared on 8/26/11. Read the full article

K&S transplants add litigation capabilities to IP boutique
Alumnus Stephen M. Schaetzel (J.D.'82) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his new position with Intellectual Property boutique McKeon, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 8/24/11. Read the full article

Emmet J. Bondurant, Esquire, to Receive 2011 American Inns of Court Lewis F. Powell Jr. Award for Professionalism and Ethics
Alumnus Emmet J. Bondurant (LL.B.'60) was featured on Business Wire's website for being selected to receive a prestigious award for professionalism and ethics. The article appeared on 8/24/11. Read the full article

Intrigue with a Southern twist
Alumnus Robert A. "Rob" Whitlow (J.D.'79) was featured in SouthPark Magazine, a publication of The Charlotte Observer, regarding his latest novel, "Water's Edge," which will debut in bookstores August 2011. The article was written by Emily Snow and appeared on 8/23/11. Read the full article

Happiness = Success
Alumnus Emmet J. Bondurant (LL.B.'60) was one of five senior Atlanta lawyers featured in the Fulton County Daily Report who are still actively practicing law at age 75 and beyond. The article was written by Michelle Hiskey and appeared on 8/22/11. Read the full article

On the Rise: Jeffrey P. Shiver
Alumnus Jeffrey P. "Jeff" Shiver (J.D.'04) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his work as a litigation attorney. The article was written by Greg Land and appeared on 8/22/11. Read the full article

On the Rise: Michael L. Goldberg
Alumnus Michael L. Goldberg (J.D.'97) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his work as a personal injury lawyer. The article was written by Greg Land and appeared on 8/22/11. Read the full article

Meet Bobby Soper
Alumnus Robert J. "Bobby" Soper (J.D.'97) was featured in the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader regarding his work as president of the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino. The article was written by Alan K. Stout and appeared on 8/21/11. Read the full article

McDade to head state DA group
Alumnus David J. McDade (J.D.'82) was featured in the Douglas County Sentinel regarding his recent election as president of the Georgia District Attorneys Association. The article was written by Helen McCoy and appeared on 7/30/11. Read the full article

City's ethics officer resigns to take job with Georgia Supreme Court
Alumna Virginia L. "Ginny" Looney (J.D.'85) was featured in Creative Loafing Atlanta regarding her decision to become a clerk for the Georgia Supreme Court. The article was written by Thomas Wheatley and appeared on 7/21/11. Read the full article

Savannah-Chatham school board's Greg Sapp named State Court judge
Alumnus Gregory V. "Greg" Sapp (J.D.'86) was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding his recent appointment as Chatham County State Court judge. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 7/16/11. Read the full article

Sandwich makes unusual move
Alumnus Robert H. Sandwich (J.D.'97) was featured in the Suffolk News-Herald regarding his new post at Stallings & Bischoff, a Virginia law firm. The article was written by Tracy Agnew and appeared on 7/15/11. Read the full article

Coming back strong
Alumnus J. Thomas "Tommy" Vance (J.D.'71) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his journey to recovery after surviving a September 2010 plane crash. The article was written by Tammy Clabby and appeared on 7/14/11. Read the full article

Deal names prosecutor for state post in Houston
Alumna Amy Elaine Smith (J.D.'95) was featured in the Macon Telegraph regarding her new position as state solicitor for Houston County. The article was written by Becky Purser and appeared on 7/8/11. Read the full article

Smith: Visit to small town renews hopeful feeling
Late alumnus George T. Smith (LL.B.'48) was featured in the Gwinnett Daily Post regarding his dedication to getting an education, despite his age at the time. The article was written by Loran Smith and appeared on 7/7/11. Read the full article

Cotton Board's Gillon to serve as Agricenter chairman
Alumnus William A. "Bill" Gillon (J.D.'83) was featured in the Southwest Farm Press regarding his new post as chairman of the board for Agricenter International, a nonprofit organization and the world's largest urban farm and research test facility. The article was written by Elton Robinson and appeared on 7/1/11. Read the full article

Ex-State Farm stalwart Harper joins plaintiffs' bar
Alumnus Thomas D. Harper (J.D.'77) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his new membership with the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Harper joined GTLA on June 13. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 6/29/11. Read the full article

UGA announces interim VPs for public service and outreach, government relations
Alumnus J. Griffin “Griff” Doyle (J.D.'79) has been named the University of Georgia's interim vice president for government relations effective July 1. The media release was written 6/29/11. Read the full release

Downs asks JQC to rule on DA bid
Alumna Doris L. "Dee" Downs (J.D.'81) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her plans to challenge Fulton District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr. for his job next year. The article was written by Greg Land and appeared on 6/28/11. Read the full article

Lawyer Snapshot: Sally Anne Brown
Alumna Sally Anne W. Brown (J.D.'05) was featured in The Daily Record regarding her involvement with the Police Athletic League, a community service organization in Jacksonville, Fla. Brown now serves on PAL's board of directors. The article appeared on 6/20/11. Read the full article

Eating Out; Stalking the not-so-elusive food trucks
Alumnus Gregory "Greg" D. Smith (J.D.'09) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his leadership as president of the Atlanta Street Food Coalition, an organization that works with food trucks in the area by scheduling street setup rotations and keeping the public informed via social media. The article was written by Jill Vejnoska and appeared on 6/19/11. Read the full article

E. Janyce Dawkins succeeds Georgia Law alumnus Steve Shi as interim director of UGA EOO office
Alumnus J. Stephen Shi (J.D.'77) was featured in a University of Georgia press release regarding his outstanding work as director of UGA's Equal Opportunity Office for the past three years. Shi is leaving the office to return to Georgia Law faculty part time and pursue private practice. The article appeared on 6/16/11. Read the full article

Local young lawyer recognized by state bar
Alumna Jennifer A. Campbell (J.D.'07) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for receiving the Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the State Bar of Georgia for her efforts to plan a leadership conference for the state's younger practitioners. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 6/14/11. Read the full article

On the Record: Josh Watkins, executive director of The Birmingham Angel Network
Alumnus Joshua "Josh" M. Watkins (J.D.'03) was featured in The Birmingham News regarding his work with The Birmingham Angel Network, a venture capitalist group that invests in startups in the Birmingham metro area and across the Southeast. The article was written by Roy L. Williams and appeared on 6/12/11. Read the full article

Aaron Johnson, new Leander ISD trustee emphasizes academic integrity
Alumnus Aaron J. Johnson (J.D.'99) was featured in the Community Impact Newspaper regarding his new role as a Leander, Texas, school board member. The article was written by Taylor Short and appeared on 6/10/11. Read the full article

Mannequins in German Olympic outfits
Alumnus T. Matthew "Matt" Mashburn (J.D.'86) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his hobby of collecting Olympic uniforms worn by German-speaking athletes and the overlap of this hobby with his commercial real estate practice at Stites & Harbison. The article was written by Michelle Hiskey and appeared on 6/9/11. Read the full article

Lawyers from High-profile Plaintiffs Firms Start Their Own
Former classmates and Georgia Law alumni Alan J. Hamilton (J.D.'04) and Jeffrey P. Shiver (J.D.'04) were featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for creating their own firm. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 6/1/11. Read the full article 

Jones hailed as he takes his seat on federal bench
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his investiture ceremony where he formally took his spot as the newest federal judge in the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by Greg Bluestein and Joe Johnson and appeared on 5/20/11. Read the full article 
Read additional articles: Athens Banner-Herald 5/29/11; Athens Banner-Herald 6/6/11

Tax attorney preserved The 1842 Inn in Macon
Alumnus Milford B. "Mill" Hatcher Jr. (J.D.'73) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his contributions to the field of law throughout his lifetime as well as his preservation of The 1842 Inn. The article was written by Rick Badie and appeared on 5/16/2011. Read the full article

Moves: Julia Houston to Convergys Corporation
Alumna Julia A. Houston (J.D.'95) was featured in Corporate Counsel regarding her new position as senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at Convergys Corporation. The article was written by Rob Mackay and appeared on 5/23/11. Read the full article

Attorney honored during Savannah Bar Law Day celebration
Alumnus Wade W. Herring II (J.D.'83) was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding his receipt of the Savannah Bar Association's Robbie Robinson Award. The article was written by Jan Skutch and appeared on 5/19/11. Read the full article

Love for landscapes
Alumna Kimberley J. Hale (J.D.'98) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her passion for environmental law and art. The article was written by Michelle Hiskey and appeared on 5/12/11. Read the full article

Judge puts out welcome mat - but be ready
Alumna Kathryn J. Tanksley (J.D.'83) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her demeanor in the courtroom and her expectations of the lawyers who argue before her. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and appeared on 5/11/11. Read the full article

In his blood
Alumnus David E. Ralston (J.D.'80) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his position as speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives and the path that led him there. The article was written by Kelly Simmons and appeared in the March edition of the magazine. Read the full article

Bibb County language arts teacher is state Teacher of the Year
Alumnus Jadun O. McCarthy (J.D.'05) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding being selected the Peach State's Teacher of the Year by the Georgia Department of Education.  The article was written by Maureen Downey and published on 5/6/11. Read the full article
Read additional article: The Republic, 5/7/11;  Atlanta Business Chronicle, 5/10/11

Jones honored for accomplishments, contributions
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding a hometown celebration of his confirmation as a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Local government officials remarked on Jones' accomplishments. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 5/2/11. Read the full article
Read additional article: Fulton County Daily Report, 5/2/11

Lawyer's Facebook page became tornado lifeline
Alumnus McCracken "Ken" Poston (J.D.'85) was featured in The Fulton County Daily Report regarding his Facebook page being used as a source for updates and memorials after the tornado destroyed much of Ringgold, Ga. The article was written by

Jones embraces career milestone
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in The Fulton County Daily Report regarding his legal career to this point and his future as a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 4/13/11. Read the full article

Why students depend on the First Amendment
Alumnus Frank D. LoMonte (J.D.'00) was featured in the Iowa State Daily regarding his Free Speech Day talk concerning Iowa's standing as one of eight states that give free speech rights beyond the required First Amendment. The article was written by Alli Kolick and appeared on 4/12/11. Read the full article

Rucker named GPS distinguished alumna for 2011
Alumna Shelly Rucker (J.D.'82), a federal bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, has been named the Girls Preparatory School Distinguished Alumna Award winner for 2011. The article appeared on 4/2/11. Read the full article

Benefit held to recognize Judge Smith
Alumnus Sidney O. Smith Jr. (J.D.'49) was featured in The Gainesville Times regarding a benefit held in his honor for his service as a 35-year Brenau University trustee and loyal supporter. The article was written by Erin Rossiter and appeared on 3/24/11. Read the full article

Bouhan, Williams & Levy, LLP announces big honor for John B. Manly
Alumnus John B. Manly (J.D.'08) was featured in a press release regarding his selection for the 2011 Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy of the State Bar of Georgia. The release appeared on 3/22/11. Read the full article

Deal appoints Robert D. Alexander as State Court Judge
Alumnus Robert D. Alexander (J.D.'99) was featured in The Gainesville Times regarding his recent appointment to the Georgia State Court of Jackson County. The article appeared on 3/21/11. Read the full article

Professor vetted for 11th Circuit
Alumna Daisy Hurst Floyd (J.D.'80) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her potential nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 3/16/11. Read the full article

Judge Jones: Judge of character
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his time as a judge for the Western Circuit Superior Court and his journey to being named to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 3/13/11. Read the full article

St. Patrick's Day Rugby Tournament gets bigger and better
William E. "Bill" Dillard (J.D.'87) was featured in the Savannah Morning News for playing rugby. The article was written by Mike Brown and it appeared 3/13/11. Read the full article

U.S. attorney honored by ASU Alumni Association
Edward J. "Ed" Tarver (J.D.'91) was featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding his receipt of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Augusta State University Alumni Association. It appeared on 3/10/11. Read the full article

Clarke Central grad makes a splash on reality TV
Alumna Phaedra Parks (J.D.'98) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding her role on the reality TV show "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." The article was written by Beth Jones and appeared on 3/6/11. Read the full article

Charles 'Chuck' Driebe, 77, longtime Democratic Party loyalist
Alumnus Charles J. Driebe (J.D.'58) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his lifelong commitment to the Democratic party and service to the Atlanta community. The article was written by J.E. Geshwiler and appeared on 3/5/11. Read the full article
Additional articles: Son remembers Charles J. 'Chuck' Driebe, Fulton County Daily Report 3/11/11; Chuck Driebe remembered as pioneer, Fulton County Daily Report 3/23/11; Friends invited to remember Driebe with stories, Fulton County Daily Report 3/24/11

Jones sworn in to Northern District bench
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for being sworn in on March 4, 2011 as a U.S. District Court judge. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 3/4/11. Read the full article
Read additional articles: Athens Banner-Herald

DA's office welcomes new assistant
Peter Boehm (J.D.'96) was featured in the Covington News regarding his appointment as assistant district attorney in the Newton County District Attorney's Office. The article was written by Amber Pittman and appeared 2/13/11. Read the full article

Multi-unit franchisee Lawrence "Doc" Cohen named to International Franchise Association's Hall of Fame
Lawrence J. Cohen (J.D.'64), a franchisee of the Great American Cookie Company, was named to the IFA's Hall of Fame. The article was released on 2/14/11. Read the full article

Gelaye appointed new dean of students
Enku Gelaye (J.D.'97) was featured in The Massachusetts Daily Collegian regarding her appointment to associate vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life and dean of students for The University of Massachusetts. The article appeared on 2/9/11. Read the full article

Ambassador to Tajikistan: Who is Kenneth Gross, Jr.?
Alumnus Kenneth E. Gross Jr. (J.D.'75) was featured on AllGov.com regarding his career accomplishments and appointment to Ambassador to Tajikistan. The article was written by Matt Bewig and appeared on 2/6/11. Read the full article

Diversity At King & Spalding: Fully Embedded In Firm Culture
Alumnus Samuel M. Matchett (J.D.'84) was featured in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel for being named chair of King & Spalding's Diversity Committee. The article appeared on 1/31/11. Read the full article

Long honors late judge with portrait
Alumnus Richard D. Phillips (LL.B.'63) was memorialized by community leaders at a portrait unveiling at the Long County courthouse. The article was written by Mike Riddle and appeared in the Coastal Courier on 1/22/11. Read the full article

Georgia's Power List
Alumni Wyck A. Knox Jr. (LL.B.'64), Charles A. Pannell Jr. (J.D.'70) and Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) were listed in Georgia Trend's "100 Most Influential Georgians." The list includes "people who affect the course of events in Georgia [and] who influence what you think and how you live during the toughest economic era since the Great Depression." Also, alumni Otis A. Brumby Jr. (LL.B.'65), Pierre Howard (J.D.'68) and Jim Pannell (J.D.'74) were listed as Georgia Trend's "Notable Georgians." These lists were released in the Jan. 2011 edition of Georgia Trend. Read the full article

Felton Jenkins - an extraordinary man
Alumnus A. Felton Jenkins Jr. (LL.B.'65) was memorialized in the Fulton County Daily Report. The article was written by Robert L. Steed and appeared on 1/20/11. Read the full article

Morgan County son Felton Jenkins memorialized in moving service
Alumnus A. Felton Jenkins Jr. (LL.B.'65) was featured in the Morgan County Citizen regarding his accomplished legal career, including his service with the Georgia Board of Regents. The article was written by Katie Davis Walker and appeared on 1/14/11. Read the full article

Youthful Blackwell is steady and measured
Alumnus Keith R. Blackwell (J.D.'99) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his appointment to the Georgia Court of Appeals by former Gov. Sonny Perdue. Alumnus John J. Ellington (J.D.'85) was also mentioned in the article for being appointed to a Georgia appellate court in his thirties. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 1/11/11. Read the full article

Shell research analyst in our nation's capital
Alumna M. Katherine Shell (J.D.'10) was featured in The Newnan Times-Herald regarding her being sworn in to practice law by alumnus and Superior Court Judge William F. Lee (J.D.'68) before returning to Washington, D.C., where she is a research analyst for the U.S. Chamber for Legal Reform. Read the full article

Remember the time
Alumnus Adrian Patrick (J.D.'94) was featured in Columns as part of a feature on the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of UGA. He was one of five UGA alumni - each from a different decade - selected to share about their experiences while attending the university. Read the full article

Jenkins recalled as model regent
Alumnus A. Felton Jenkins Jr. (LL.B.'65) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his outstanding work as vice chairman of the University System Board of Regents. The article was written by Lee Shearer and appeared on 1/4/2011. Read the full article

 

 

 

2010

 

Assistant DA to target drugs
Emma A. Hastings (J.D.'10) was featured in The Toccoa Record for her new position as assistant district attorney for the Mountain Judicial Circuit in Georgia. The article was written by Todd Truelove and appeared on 12/16/10. Read the full article

Jennifer Ammons, Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) director, makes prestigious list
Alumna Jennifer Greene Ammons (J.D.'94) was featured in a Georgia Department of Driver Services press release for being named one of Georgia's Legal Elite for Government Affairs in the most recent GeorgiaTrend magazine. The release appeared on 12/7/10. Read the full release

Georgia's chief law enforcement officer speaks at post
Alumnus Edward J. Tarver (J.D.'91) was featured in The Fort Gordon Signal for his speech on illegal drug trafficking and gang involvement in drug distribution in Georgia. The article was written by Bonnie Heater and appeared on 12/3/10. Read the full article

Mississippi Business Journal's Leadership in the Law 2010: Dorsey Carson Jr., Burr & Forman, LLP
Alumnus Dorsey R. Carson Jr. (J.D.'96) was featured in the Mississippi Business Journal for his recognition as a leader in the law for 2010. The article was written by Lynn Lofton and appeared on 11/21/10. Read the full article

Smooth confirmation hearing for judge
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his judicial confirmation hearing for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 11/18/10. Read the full article

Lipshutz's historic contributions will be remembered
Alumnus Robert "Bob" J. Lipshutz (J.D.'43) was featured in The Daily Report for his outstanding legal career. As legal counsel to President Carter, Lipshutz helped shape post-Watergate ethics rules and wrote the executive order creating the Presidential Commission on the Holocaust which ultimately lead to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Lipshutz passed on Nov. 6, 2010. The article was written by Stuart E. Eizenstat and appeared on 11/16/10. Read the full article

New book by KSU alum and professor captures lives of iconic Atlanta twins
Alumnus Neil L. Wilkinson (L.L.M.'00) was featured in a Kennesaw State University press release regarding a signing event for his new book Running on Full: The Story of Ruth & Ruby Crawford. The release appeared on 11/11/10. Read the full article

Oklahoma Shariah Ban Is Blocked
Alumnus Muneer O. Awad (J.D.'09) was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding his suit against an Oklahoma voter referendum that singles out Islamic law as a threat to the state. The article was written by Jess Bravin and appeared on 11/9/10. Read the full article
Additional articles: USA Today 12/9/10

Trustees Name Graduate School for Judge Smith, Approve Nursing Doctorate Program for 2011
Alumnus Sidney O. Smith Jr. (J.D.'49) was featured in a recent press release by Brenau University for having all of its graduate programs named for him because of his efforts as a member of the university's governing board. Read the full article

Crawford's Amy Loggins Presented with Association of Corporate Counsel Award
Alumna Amy E. Loggins (J.D.'99) was featured in a recent press release by Crawford Company for being presented with the Jonathan A. Silber Outstanding Committee Member of the Year Award from the Association of Corporate Counsel. The release was written by Stephanie Zercher and appeared on 11/4/10. Read the full article

Yee Family Legacy at the University of Georgia
Alumnus Allen W. Yee (J.D.'03) reflected on his memories of the law school when he was featured in the UGA Office of Gift & Estate Planning eNewsletter for his generous contribution to Georgia Law. The article was written by Mary L. McCormack and appeared in the Nov. 2010 issue. Read the full article

Cancer did not define Alston partner's life
The life of alumna Laura Lewis Owens (J.D.'85) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report after her eight-year battle with breast cancer. The article was written by Jane Thorpe and appeared on 11/2/10. Read the full article

Jones files papers for federal judgeship
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'88) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his potential confirmation for a U.S. District Court judgeship. The article was written by Joe Johnson and appeared on 10/25/10. Read the full article

Women's Health Advocates
Alumni from the Blasingame, Burch, Garrard and Ashley law firm were featured in Southern Distinction magazine. Gary B. Blasingame (J.D.'61), Henry G. Garrard III (J.D.'71), Andrew J. Hill III (J.D.'77), James B. Matthews (J.D.'83) and Joshua B. Wages (J.D.'98) were all featured for their commitment to advocating for women's health. The article was written by Krista Franks and appeared in the Oct. 2010 issue.

Governor announces judicial appointments
Alumnus Keith R. Blackwell (J.D.'99) was featured in The Cedartown Standard for being appointed to the Georgia Court of Appeals by Gov. Sonny Perdue. The article appeared on 10/20/10. Read the full article

My Office: Plaques are just the beginning
Alumnus Nathaniel Lee (J.D.'82) was featured in Indystar.com's series "My Office." The article was written by Chris Sims and appeared on 10/10/10. Read the full article

Dooley's Vols come to Athens
Alumnus Derek V. Dooley (J.D.'94) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his coaching accomplishments and ties to UGA. The article was written by Tim Tucker and appeared on 10/8/10. Read the full article

Who's Who in Law and Accounting
Sixteen alumni were highlighted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Who's Who in Law and Accounting." The article appeared on 10/8/10. Read the full article

Environmental Lawyer and Business Litigator Craig Pendergrast Joins Taylor English
Alumnus Craig K. Pendergrast (J.D.'84) was featured on PR.com for joining the Atlanta law firm Taylor English Duma. The article was written by Annette Boyle and appeared on 10/2/10. Read the full article

Jefferies Names New General Counsel
Alumnus Michael J. Sharp (J.D.'91) was featured on Benzinga.com for being named the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Jefferies Group Inc. The article appeared on 9/21/10. Read the full article

Whitfield native gets 4-H Green Jacket Award
Alumnus C. Randall Nuckolls (J.D.'77) was featured in the The Daily Citizen for receiving the 2010 Green Jacket Award at the 68th Annual Georgia 4-H Congress. The article was written by the Georgia 4-H Foundation and appeared on 9/24/10. Read the full article

Bishop Eddie Long, B.J. Bernstein a media-savvy courtroom competitor
Alumna B.J. Bernstein (J.D.'87) was featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for her media-savvy approach to high profile cases. The article was written by Jeremy Redmon and appeared on 9/23/10. Read the full article

Gwinnett's largest firm adds new partner
Alumnus R. Matthew "Matt" Reeves (J.D.'03) was featured in The Weekly for becoming a partner at Andersen, Tate & Carr. The article appeared on 9/21/10. Read the full article

Ga. House Speaker to visit GSW Sept. 29
Georgia House Speaker and alumnus David E. Ralston (J.D.'80) was featured in the Americus Times-Recorder for being selected as the speaker for Georgia Southwestern State University's convocation ceremony on Sept. 29. The article appeared on 9/9/10. Read the full article

Board names new Altamaha Riverkeeper
Alumna Sonja M. Cox (J.D.'00) was featured in The Brunswick News for being named the Altamaha Riverkeeper. The article appeared on 9/9/10. Read the full article

Home sweet home
Alumna Heather Benham (J.D.'03) was profiled in The University of Georgia Magazine for her work with the Athens Land Trust, a nonprofit that strives to preserve natural resources and to build green, affordable housing. The article was written by Allyson Mann and appeared in the September 2010 edition of the magazine. Read the full article

Local law firm honored for giving to UGA
Alumnus J. Anderson "Andy" Davis (J.D.'84) was quoted in the Rome News-Tribune after his firm was named the inaugural  winner of Georgia Law's Firm and Corporation Alumni Challenge. The firm achieved 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates to win the competition. The article was written by Lydia Senn and appeared on 9/8/10. Read the full article

Bright Star: Adam Land
Alumnus Adam B. Land (J.D.'08) was featured as an Athens "Bright Star" in the Athens Banner-Herald. The article was written by Erin Rossiter and appeared on 9/6/10. Read the full article

Bright Star: Janna Landreth
Alumna Janna Knight Landreth (J.D.'01) was featured as an Athens "Bright Star" in the Athens Banner-Herald. The article was written by Don Nelson and appeared on 9/6/10. Read the full article

Bright Star: Kevin Lang
Alumnus Kevin V. Lang (J.D.'01) was featured as an Athens "Bright Star" in the Athens Banner-Herald. The article was written by Don Nelson and appeared on 9/6/10. Read the full article

Wood named new chief administrative law judge
Alumnus F. Maxwell Wood (J.D.'85) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for being appointed chief judge of the Office of State Administrative Hearings. The article was written by Alyson M. Palmer and appeared on 8/31/10. Read the full article

Smith recalled as underdog's ally
Alumnus George T. Smith (J.D.'48) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for his legal career that spanned seven decades. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 8/25/10. Read the full article

Gerrard chosen new CEO at ACTION Inc.
Alumnus Gary Gerrard (J.D.'79) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for being selected as the new chief executive officer for the nonprofit ACTION Inc. The article appeared on 8/21/10. Read the full article

Judge Arnold Shulman, 1914-2010
Alumnus Arnold Shulman (J.D.'36) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for his legal accomplishments including becoming the first Jewish Chief Judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article appeared on 8/12/10. Read the full article

On the rise: 10 to watch
Alumni Joshua B. Belinfante (J.D.'03) and Brett M. Willis (J.D.'03) were featured in the Fulton County Daily Report for the annual pick of Georgia lawyers under 40 who should be on readers' radar. Read the full article

Obama taps Jones for federal court
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for his nomination by President Barack Obama to serve as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by Allison Floyd and appeared on 7/15/10. Read the full article

On Capitol Hill, Ways and Means staff director wields rare power
Alumna Janice A. Mays (J.D. '76) was featured in The Washington Post regarding her 35-year service as staff director of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee. The article was written by Mary Ann Akers and appeared on 6/14/10. Read the full article

Three to be judged for court
Alumni N. Michele Harris (J.D.'01) and William M. "Bill" Overend (J.D.'02) are two of three finalists being considered by the Athens-Clarke Commission for an Athens-Clarke County Municipal Court judgeship. The article was written by Blake Aued and appeared on 6/16/10 in the Athens Banner-Herald. Read the full article

Yates installed as federal prosecutor
Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for being sworn in as the chief federal prosecutor of the Northern District of Georgia. The article appeared on 6/12/10. Read the full article

Chief judge has need for speed
Alumna Cynthia D. Wright (J.D.'77) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her new role as chief judge of the Fulton County Superior Court. The article was written by Greg Land and appeared on 6/6/10. Read the full article

Howard recognized by the Georgia Senate
Alumnus Pierre Howard (J.D.'68) was formally recognized by the Georgia Senate on April 27, 2010, for his selfless, efficient and effective service to the state. Read the full transcript

Wood becomes chief U.S. judge
Alumna Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) was featured in the Augusta Chronicle regarding her officially becoming the first female chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The article was written by Teresa Stepzinski and appeared on 5/6/10. Read the full article

'Great partnership'
Alumni John Phinizy (J.D.'85) and Norman Fletcher (J.D.'58) were featured in Columns regarding the rapid growth of the Arch Foundation and their consecutive reigns as chairmen. The article was written by Sam Fahmy and appeared on 4/26/10. Read the full article

Judge Darden keeps lawyers in mind
Alumnus David P. Darden (J.D.'83) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his service as a Cobb County State Court Judge.  The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 4/27/10. Read the full article

District judge ready for chief post
Alumna Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) was featured in The Brunswick News regarding her upcoming transition into the role of chief judge of the Southern District of Georgia. The article was written by Louie Brogdon and appeared on 4/19/10. Read the full article

Athens judge eyed for bench
Alumnus Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his potential nomination to a federal judgeship in Georgia's Northern District in Atlanta. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 4/20/10. Read the full article

Yates makes low-key transition to U.S. attorney
Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was featured in the Fulton Country Daily Report regarding her confirmation as the U.S. district attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 4/12/10. Read the full article

Howell honored by Super Lawyers again
Alumnus Robert D. "Robb" Howell (J.D.'98) was featured in The Moultrie Observer regarding his inclusion in the 2010 Rising Stars listing in Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.  The article was written by John Oxford and appeared on 3/31/10.  Read the full article

During career, lawyer has had his share of high-profile cases
Alumnus Edward T.M. Garland (LL.B.'65) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his career defending celebrities, athletes and alleged killers. The article was written by Tom Sabulis and appeared on 3/28/10.
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Shyam Reddy named Regional Administrator of GSA Southeast Region
Alumnus Shyam Reddy (J.D.'00) was featured on the Web site of the U.S. General Services Administration for being appointed to serve as the Regional Administrator of GSA's Southeast Sunbelt Region. The article was written by Chris Hoagland and appeared on 2/23/10. Read the full article

Martin takes oath in 11th Circuit investiture
Alumna Beverly B. Martin (J.D.'81) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her installment as a judge on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Read the full article

Senate confirms Yates as U.S. attorney
Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding her recent confirmation as an U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.  The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 3/12/10. Read the full article

Macon lawyer named federal bankruptcy judge
Alumnus James P. Smith (J.D.'81) was featured in The Macon Telegraph regarding his recent appointment to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia. The article was written by Amy Leigh Womack and appeared on 3/2/10. Read the full article

Lawyers try to keep homeland security in forefront
Alumnus Joe D. Whitley (J.D.'74) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his role in a three-day seminar known as the Homeland Security Law Institute. The article was written by R. Robin McDonald and appeared on 3/1/10. Read the full article

Local attorney takes on challenges
Alumnus John C. Bell Jr. (J.D.'72) was featured in The Augusta Chronicle regarding his life's work and accomplishments. The article was written by LaTina Emerson and appeared on 2/14/10. Read the full article

UGA Alumni Association announces Bulldog 100
Four Georgia Law graduates were featured in a press release announcing one hundred of the fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni. Among those recognized in the "Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses" were James L. Allgood (J.D.'00), Chris D. Clayton (J.D.'83), Samuel J. Grant (J.D.'00) and James H. Moore III (J.D.'81). Read the full release

Benham recalls his journey to state high court
Alumnus Robert Benham (J.D.'70) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his tenure on the Supreme Court of Georgia and the journey that got him there. The article was written by Alyson Palmer and appeared on 2/5/10. Read the full article

Macon native will be new 11th Circuit judge
Alumna Beverly Martin (J.D.'81) was mentioned in the Macon Telegraph regarding her recent confirmation by the Senate to serve as a judge for the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The article appeared on 1/20/10. Read the full article

Derek Dooley introduced as Vols football coach
Alumnus Derek V. Dooley (J.D.'94) was featured on Chattanooga's WRCB-TV's Web site regarding his new position as the head football coach for the University of Tennessee. The article appeared on 1/15/10. Read the full article

Child advocate keeps the faith
Alumnus Thomas C. Rawlings (J.D.'92) was featured in the Fulton County Daily Report regarding his decision to move with his family to Guatemala City to become the Guatemala field office director for the International Justice Mission, a Christian human rights organization. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 1/11/10. Read the full article

Wynne named Superior Court judge by gov.
Alumnus W. Kendall Wynne Jr. (J.D.'87) was featured in the Walton Tribune regarding his selection to serve as the fifth Superior Court judge in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit. The article was written by Brian Arrington and appeared on 1/3/10. Read the full article

 

 

 

2009

 

Appeals court nominee Martin is famously independent
Alumna Beverly Martin (J.D.'81) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding her independence in the court room and her nomination by President Obama to take a seat on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. The article was written by Bill Rankin and appeared on 12/30/09. Read the full article

Perdue names Kelley Superior Court judge
Alumnus Stephen Kelly (J.D.'86) was featured on Jacksonville's WJXT-TV's Web site regarding his appointment to the Brunswick Judicial Superior Court by Governor Sonny Perdue. The article appeared on 12/29/09. Read the full article

Right pick for provost, his fans say
Alumnus Jere Morehead (J.D.'80) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his selection as the next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at UGA. The article was written by Lee Shearer and appeared on 12/27/09. Read the full article

Yates nominated as U.S. attorney
Alumna Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding her nomination from President Obama to be the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by Mike Morris and appeared on 12/24/09. Read the full article

New House speaker seen as a steady hand
Alumnus David E. Ralston (J.D.'80) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his recent selection to become the next speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. The article was written by James Salzer and appeared on 12/21/09. Read the full article

U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan presents credentials to President Rahmon
Alumnus Kenneth E. Gross (J.D.'78), the Ambassador of the United States of America to Tajikistan, was featured in a U.S. Embassy press release regarding a ceremony during which he presented his credentials to the president of Tajikistan. The press release was sent on 12/14/09.

Food envoy to the world
Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured in the National Journal regarding her appointment by President Obama to serve as ambassador to the three United Nations food agencies in Rome. The article was written by Jerry Hagstrom and appeared on 12/12/09. Read the full article

Justice a unique voice on high court
Alumnus George H. Carley (L.L.B.'62) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his life accomplishments and tendencies as a justice for the Supreme Court of Georgia. The article was written by Bill Rankin and appeared on 11/24/09. Read the full article