Members of the Dean's Ambassadors recently volunteered at UGArdens.
The American Constitution Society of the Georgia School of Law is a nonpartisan society whose mission is to harness the values of compassion and respect for each individual, and to incorporate them into American law and politics, in order to build a stronger and more decent national community. The Society's role is to influence the debate on the law, both in its interpretation and its creation, and to restore these traditional American values to their rightful place in legal and political debate. Our goal is a rekindling of the hope that by reason and decency, we can create an America that is better for us all.
President: Kelly Wegel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Benjamin Levine, email@example.com
Program Director: Tianna Bethune, firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Chapter Liaison: Sarah Hill, email@example.com
Marketing Director: Nick St. John, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L Representative Section X: Danni Brancaccio, email@example.com
1L Representative Section Y: Austin Ramsey, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Erica J. Hashimoto
The mission of the Asian Law Students Association is to provide social and academic support to Asian/Asian-American students at the University of Georgia School of Law during their time in law school and beyond. Through various events and activities, we strive to promote cultural awareness and facilitate exchange between students of different cultural backgrounds within the law school. While ALSA is an organization designed for Asian/Asian-American law students, we welcome anyone who is interested in joining, regardless of race, nationality, or cultural background.
President: Andy Shin, email@example.com
Vice President: John Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Jim Xiao, email@example.com
Program Coordinator: Yoo Jin Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Greg Roseboro
The Business Law Society was formed, and continues to exist, to help bring together law students interested in corporate and business law for educational and professional development, including the sponsoring of events involving corporate and business law firms and organizations.
President: Robyn Flegal, email@example.com
Vice President: Demetrius Padgett, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Alexa Miller, email@example.com
Treasurer: Cole Phillips, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Carol Morgan
The University of Georgia chapter of Christian Legal Society is a group of sinners committed to loving, serving, and proclaiming Jesus Christ through the practice of law. CLS provides many opportunities for fun-filled fellowship, Christ-centered charity, and thought-provoking discussion on what it means to be a Christian and a lawyer. All law students are welcome at CLS.
President: Sarah Bellacicco, email@example.com
Vice Presdient: Yasmine Antoine, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Dennis Vann, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Randy Beck
The purpose of this organization shall be to utilize the collective resources available to the chapter, including members, alumni, and friends (person/organization who favors and/or supports the organization), for the creation and maintenance of a Pre- law school environment that is conducive to Black students with intentions to study law.
President: Whitney Judson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Antonio Sangueza, email@example.com
Secretary: Ashley Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Greg Roseboro
The Dean's Ambassadors shall be focused first toward the promotion of the University of Georgia School of Law in the public arena and second toward the provision of maximum service for the betterment of the University of Georgia School of Law.
President: Emily Cook, email@example.com
Vice President Membership: Bradford Patterson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President Events: George Ray, email@example.com
Secretary: Laughlin Kane, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Heidi Murphy
Assist members interested in Education Law as they seek professional development within the Law School, the community, the state, and throughout the nation. Provide a body in which students interested in Education Law can discover, debate, and design policies affecting both the education system and the study of the rules which govern it. Establish and promote the University of Georgia School of Law as an institution of note in the field of education law, by producing scholarship, participating in academic events in other schools, and hosting the same.
President: Robert Goff, email@example.com
Vice President: Josh Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Rebecca White, email@example.com
Publicity & Outreach Director: Amanda Butterworth, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Service Coordinators:
Michael Macbride, email@example.com
Antonio Sangueza, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Kent Barnett
The purpose/mission of the Environmental Law Association (ELA) is to provide a forum for those interested in environmental law. ELA presents the annual Red Clay Conference, sponsors speakers, and conducts community beautification efforts.
President: Jim Xiao, email@example.com
Vice President: Katie O'Brien, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Jill Hauserman, email@example.com
Secretary: Elliott Gillooly, firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Clay Conference Executive Chair: Suzanne Timmons, email@example.com
Red Clay Conference Co-chairs:
Brian Easley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Grafton, email@example.com
Hunter Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Peter A. Appel
EJF's primary objective is to provide fellowships for students who volunteer for public interest organizations during the summer. These fellowships enable students to work in positions that would not otherwise be funded. EJF fellowship recipients receive practical experience in public interest law and provide organizations with valuable and necessary resources to expand their services.
President: Edgar Callaway, email@example.com
Vice President: Alex McKee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chelsea Ivey, email@example.com
Alicia Luncheon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Alexander W. Scherr
Encourages debate on the current status of public policy and the law through the sponsorship of debates and prominent speakers.
President: Gregg Conley, email@example.com
Vice President: Michael Orta, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Wesley Mathieu, email@example.com
Secretary: Alexandra Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Michael L. Wells
The purpose of the Association is to explore emerging political issues and their intersection with the law, especially with regard to Georgia's legal system.
President: Matthew Wilson, email@example.com
Vice President: Amy Detisch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Lauren Farrar, email@example.com
Treasurer: Thomas Buscemi, firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Director: Kory Verdonck, email@example.com
Symposium Logistics Director: Courtney Coons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Frenzy Director: Joe Reynolds, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Thomas A. Eaton
The purposes of the Society are: to promote the study of Public and Private International Law; to promote the comparative study of the legal systems of the world; to promote greater understanding of international organizations and institutions; to educate ourselves and others in these areas of knowledge through participation in and sponsorship of discussion, speaker programs, and other projects designed to stimulate and advance these goals.
President: Dene Terry, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Lia Melikian, email@example.com
Secretary: Stephany Sheriff, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Brian Abrams, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Diane Amann
The Student Chapter for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association is dedicated to providing an opportunity for students interested in a career as trial lawyers to begin the process of learning about those aspects of the legal profession related to representing plaintiffs in civil litigation. Additionally, SGTLA will provide its members opportunities to attend specialized educational programs, to network with practicing plaintiff's lawyers, and to work in conjunction with the GTLA to strengthen and preserve Georgia's Civil Justice System and the rights of Georgia's citizens and consumers to access to the courts to resolve tort claims.
President: Hannah Jarrells, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairperson: Peyton Bell, email@example.com
Representative: Sakeena Leben-Yearwood, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Thomas A. Eaton
The Health Law Society will provide UGA Law School students with the opportunity to be involved with and exposed to the growing field of health and biomedical law. The goals of the Health Law Society are to enhance law students' knowledge of current health and biomedical law issues; promote and facilitate students' careers in health and biomedical law; and provide a forum for UGA Law School students to share ideas, knowledge and experience with others interested in health and biomedical law.
Vice President: Max Horowitz, email@example.com
Vice President of PR/Events: Katie O'Brien, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Chelsea Smith, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard
The purpose of the Hispanic Law Students Association (HLSA) shall be to serve as a conduit for a collective Latino/Latina law student voice. We are a non-partisan organization driven by a progressive agenda that protects and advances the civil rights of Latinos and Latinas in law school and in our respective communities. HLSA is dedicated to promoting and sustaining the academic success of Latino and Latina law students. HLSA acknowledges the diversity within the Latin American community, and recognizes that our civil rights are furthered when we build coalitions with other communities.
President: Imani Carter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Maria Rivera-Diaz. email@example.com
Treasurer: Woroma Ejiowhor. firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Outreach Chair: Alicia Luncheon. email@example.com
Community Outreach Chair: Amy Detisch. firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Sakeena Leben. email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Kent Barnett
The Intellectual Property Law Society (IPLS) serves the needs of law students that are interested in Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secrets, and Publicity areas of the law. The IPLS strives to enable student-members to stay informed of current issues and advancements in the law by organizing panels, lectures, social events, and informational meetings with law firms. IPLS membership is open to all UGA Law students interested in this exciting and growing field.
President: Alan Lanier, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Sarah Kessler, email@example.com
Vice President of Events: Gina Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Media and Communications: Michael Ong, email@example.com
Vice President of Fundraising: Josh Stein, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Jingshi Shi, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Josseph S. Miller
The Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA) at the University of Georgia School of Law is an organization designed for Jewish students, but open to all students regardless of their religion, nationality, or race. JLSA provides many opportunities to its members for entertainment, education and networking. During the school year, JLSA hosts numerous social events including happy hours, and student mixers with other Jewish graduate students from around the state of Georgia. JLSA also hosts a bi-weekly lunch & learn series with Chabad of Athens, Jewish holiday celebrations, lectures and seminars, and opportunities to meet and mingle with Jewish faculty.
President: Dov Preminger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Harlan G. Cohen
We affirm the strength brought to the law by a lawyer's personal religious conviction. We strive through public service and professional excellence to promote fairness and virtue founded upon the rule of law.
President: Spencer Malley, email@example.com
Vice President: Kenny Bentley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary/Treasurer: Devin Rees, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Jared Ruiz Bybee
Provides a forum to discuss issues related to the area of labor and employment law and network among students and practitioners interested in this practice area.
President: Alaina Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Programming: Restricted
Vice President of Organizational Affairs: Crighton Allen, email@example.com
Vice President of Outreach: Eric Schultz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Chelsey McDade, email@example.com
Public Relations Chair: Ann Tipton Lesslie, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Jaime L. Dodge
This organization provides a forum for the discussion of issues surrounding land use law, urban planning, and real estate development. The organization is committed to an inter-disciplinary forum that involves thoughts and ideas from inside and outside Georgia Law.
President: Nick Sexton, email@example.com
Vice President:/Treasurer: Bryan Lutz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President/Secretary: Spencer Milton, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Christian Turner
Law Democrats is a student organization that is dedicated to fostering support among Democrats at the law school. We volunteer with both local and national elections. Law Democrats also occasionally works with Young Democrats on volunteering initiatives.
President: Gray Reilly, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Corey Goerdt, email@example.com
Courtney Broussard, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cameron Roberts, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Lisa Milot
The Law Republicans exists to serve the conservative, moderate, and libertarian members of the law school community. Additionally, the organization provides grassroots support for Republicans running for local, state, and national offices.
Chairman: Andrew Mason, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Spencer Farmery, email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Carey Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
Political Affairs Coordinator: Josh Dorminy, email@example.com
President Emeritus: David Dove, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge
Provides guidance, support, networking, and social events to those students at the law school who self-identify as non-traditional students.
President Elect: Robert Abrunzo, email@example.com
President: Christopher Troutman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Matt Traut, email@example.com
Treasurer: Corey Goerdt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Diane Amann
Organizes social activities and food drives, as well as presents legal education programs in local schools.
Justice: Nicole Penn, email@example.com
Vice Justice: Niki Kahle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clerk: Sarah McMahon, email@example.com
Treasurer: Daniel Campen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marshall: Daviana Garcia, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Andrea L. Dennis
Public interest students at Georgia Law founded the Public Interest Law Council (PILC) this year to increase collaboration among student groups and to expand public interest career programming. It is also PILC's mission to broaden the concept of public interest work at Georgia Law. The organization is a council of student organizations who support public interest careers and promote pro bono work from within the private sector.
President: Catherine Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Morgan Klinzing, email@example.com
Community Outreach Director: Spencer Schold, firstname.lastname@example.org
Program & Career Development Directors:
Amanda Miller, email@example.com
Samantha Bily, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publicity Chair: Chad McCranie, email@example.com
Secretary & Social Chair: Hanna Meiron, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Recognition Chair: Evelyn French, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Eleanor Crosby Lanier
Hosts speakers, sponsors, and field trips concerning legal issues in the sports and entertainment industries.
President: Kimberly Scott, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Sports: Amanda McDowell, email@example.com
Vice President of Entertainment: Brian Stoltz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President and Chair of Protect Athens Music: Michelle Davis, MGDavis@uga.edu
Secretary: Hillary Kinsey, email@example.com
Treasurer: Alan Lanier, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor David E. Shipley
Street Law UGA conducts community outreach geared primarily towards familiarizing youth about prevalent legal concerns and basic rights.
President: Amanda Butterworth, email@example.com
Vice President: Haley Chafin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Placement Coordinator: Candace Farmer, email@example.com
Community Outreach Chair: Sakeena Leben-Yearwood, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations Chair: Rachael Etheridge, email@example.com
Lesson Plan Chair: Rebecca White, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advisor: Professor Russell C. Gabriel
This group of animal lovers works to increase awareness about animal rights issues both on-campus and in the greater community. Because this is a law school affiliated organization, our legal knowledge and desire for change will work towards improvements in how both federal and state legislatures view animals. We are a student chapter of the national group the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
President: Savannah Nolan, email@example.com
Secretary: Chivon Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Stephanie Kenney, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor J. Stephen Shi
Law school student government organization and primary liaison between students and the administration.
President: David Dove, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Maggy Randels, email@example.com
Secretary: Caroline Welden, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Peyton Bell, email@example.com
3L President: Alex Seay, firstname.lastname@example.org
3L Vice President: Jeremy Dailey, email@example.com
2L President: Carey Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
2L Vice President: Sarah Richards, email@example.com
1L President: Ty Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L Section X Vice President: Erin Deitrich, email@example.com
1L Section Y Vice President: Kevin Langley, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L Section Z Vice President: Jack Gibson, email@example.com
Advisor: Tricia Jonas Hackleman
The Women Law Students Association at the University of Georgia exists to serve the women within the law school by providing mentoring, networking, and other resources to its members and the law school community.
President: Haley Chafin, firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Vice President: Kelly Wegel, email@example.com
2nd Vice President: Keri Brooks, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Adrienne Mayfield, email@example.com
Treasurer: Laughlin Kane, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publicity Chair: Lien Hernandez, email@example.com
Advisor: Kristin Lowry
Working in the Public Interest is a student-run conference in its fourth year at the UGA School of Law. Every spring public interest law students bring practitioners from around the world to Athens, Georgia to speak about pressing issues of the day in public interest law. The purpose of WIPI is to create a forum where public interest law students can bring the issues that matter to them to the table. Furthermore, organizers and attendees of the conference are given great networking opportunities with professionals in various fields of public interest law.
Executive Director: Courtney Coons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Director: Elliott Gillooly, email@example.com
CLE Director: Joseph Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
CLE Assistant Director: Gregory Steele, email@example.com
Logistics Director: Imani Carter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospitatlity Director: Nicholas Sexton, email@example.com
Hospitatlity Assistant Director: Sakeena Leben, firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Director: Michelle Yang, email@example.com
Advisor: Professor Alexander W. Scherr
Student organizations are not a part of nor are they agencies of the University of Georgia School of Law or the University of Georgia. Neither the University of Georgia School of Law nor the University of Georgia direct, supervise, or control these organizations. Each organization is a separate and independent organization and is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University of Georgia School of Law and the University of Georgia are not responsible for any of these organizations’ contracts, acts or omissions.
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