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2010 BLSA ACCOLADES

Kimberly Jones won the 2010 Beaird Closing Argument Mock Competition.

Emmanuel Azih, Jennifer McNeely and Conntessua Walker earned spots on UGA's Moot Court team.

Emmanuel Azih was selected to be on the Journal of Intellectual Property Law.

Jennifer McNeely, Christopher Bruce and Chaderick Mance were selected to join UGA's Mock Trial teams.

Jennifer McNeely was selected to join UGA's business negotiations team. 

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2009 BLSA ACCOLADES

J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition Gino Brogdon competed and advanced to the final round of the intra-school competition for 1L students.

Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition The 2008-2009 BLSA Mock Trial team consisting of Candace Hill, Melanie Reed, Arlissa Woodard, and Danielle Davis advanced to the quarter-final round of the Mock Trial National competition held at the NBLSA Conference in Irvine, California.

Texas Bar Association National Mock Trial Competition The 2008-2009 team consisting of Titus T. Nichols and his partner Michael J. Eschman won the regional competition and earned the opportunity to compete in the national competition in San Antonio, Texas where they completed the competition as the National Semi-Finalist, beating out over 388 teams to accomplish such a feat. National Order of the Barristers Titus T. Nichols was inducted into the National Honor Society for outstanding trial advocates.

2008 BLSA ACCOLADES

BLSA would like to congratulate the following members who were selected to be on journals:

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law Elizabeth Broadway

Journal of Intellectual Property Law Norman Barnett Aliyah Charlery Cerrone Coker Angelique

Thomas Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition Geoffrey Alls, Danielle Davis, Candace Hill and Travis Williams proudly represented Georgia Law in the regional competition Coach: Brian Williams Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition

Georgia Law finished the regional competition with awards for Best Team and Best Brief.

The Georgia Law team of Melanie Reed and Arlisa Woodward won Best Team and earned the opportunity to compete at the National competition in Detroit, Michigan. The duo then went on to finish the National competition as second runner up.

Melanie Reed successfully defeated over 200 competitors to win the coveted Dawn Williams award for Outstanding Oralist. The Georgia team consisting of ShaMiracle Johnson and Christine Saunders brought home the award of Best Brief. Coach: Aimee Pickett

Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition Georgia Law won the 2008 Georgia Intrastate Competition held in Macon, Georgia. Titus T. Nichols and Kawania Brown-James competed and advanced to the final round with their respective teams.

The Georgia Law team consisting of Titus T. Nichols, Matthew Josephson, and Robert Thomas prevailed over the 2nd Georgia Law team of David Younker, Kawania Brown-James, and Audrey Seidle.

2008 marked the first time in seven years that two Georgia Law teams competed against one another in the final round.

J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition Prince Njoku and ShaMiracle Johnson competed and advanced to the final round of the intra-school Mock Trial competition.

Talmadge Moot Court Competition Ashley Scruggs and her partner Sean Kane competed and advanced to the final round of the intra-school Moot Court competition.

2007 BLSA ACCOLADES

BLSA would like to congratulate the following members who were selected to be on journals:

Georgia Law Review Artis Jarrod Jenkins - Managing Editor Georgia

Journal of International and Comparative Law

Rosemary Oluwo - Senior Articles Editor

Mercedes Ball -Executive Conference Editor

Jahnisa Tate Yamilee MacKenzie Kawania Brown-James

Journal of Intellectual Property Law

Thai Barker

Stephen Fowler -Managing Editor

Delia Gervin - Editor-in-Chief Georgia

Intrastate Moot Court Competition Georgia Law successfully competed in the 2007 Georgia Intrastate Competition held in Atlanta, Georgia. The Georgia Law team consisting of Cameron Hawkins, Tully Blalock, and David Pilson prevailed and received the championship award for Best Team and Best Brief.

2006 BLSA accolades

Enjolique Aytch has been named Editor-in-Chief of Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law;

Jimar Sanders is a Notes Editor, and Darshun Kendrick, Buihe Okenu, and Danielle Dillard are article editors.

Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition Tiffany N. Carter, Carl E. Jones Jr., Kimberly R. Bourroughs and Jeffrey A. Reeves won the national competition. Coaches: Veronica Richardson C. Brock Brockington

Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition Georgia Law successfully completed the National competition as quarter-finalist. Third-year student Candice V. Blain and second-year student Jimar A. Sanders competed in the contest.Enjolique Aytch and Husniyyah Johnson made it to the quarter-finals of the regional competition. Coach: Elliott W. Stiles

AWARD DAY RECIPIENTS:

State Bar of Georgia Award for Excellence in the study of Labor Law & Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor Law Dar'shun N. Kendrick was awarded this individual academic award.

Weinberg, Wheeler, Hudgins, Gunn and Dial Award for Outstanding Mock Trial Advocate M. J. Blakely was awarded this individual award for being an outstanding trial advocate.

National Order of the Barristers Tiffany Carter, Veronica Richardson, and Elliott Stiles were inducted into the National Honor Society for outstanding trial advocates.

Prince Evidence Moot Court Competition Quen Banks represented Georgia Law and brought home the gold for first place.

Russell Moot Court Competition Jennifer Blakely successfully beat out over 150 first-year students to win the competition as well as the coveted Jere Morehead Best Oralist Award. J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition Cameron Hawkins successfully defeated over 100 first-year students to win the competition.