American Constitution Society: 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: Vasu Abhiraman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Director: Virginia Rose Priddy, email@example.com
Georgia Chapter Liaison: Restricted
Marketing Director: Jacob Reif, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L Section Representatives: Jordan Peeler, Andy Shin, Hannah Alise Rogers, Sarah Hill, Robert Arrington, and Tianna Bethune
Asian Law Student Association: 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: John Kim, email@example.com
Vice President: Yoo Jin Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Bu Rui, email@example.com
Secretary: Jim Xiao, firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Law Society: 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: Joel Buchanan, email@example.com
Vice President: Robyn Flegal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Courtney Mauge, email@example.com
Treasurer: Matt Gregory, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L Representatives: Michael Sullivan, Cole Phillips, Ben Newell
Christian Legal Society: 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: Dennis Vann, email@example.com
Vice Presdient: Lauren Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org (2012)
Yasmine Antoine, email@example.com (2013)
Treasurer: John Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Coordinator: Sarah Bellacicco, email@example.com
Associate Event Coordinator: Suzanne Timmons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Prayer Group Leader: Yasmine Antoine, email@example.com
Davenport-Benham: Black Law Student Association: 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: Andrea Baker, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Antoinette Newberry, email@example.com
Executive Board Chair:
Secretary: Yasmine Antoine, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Candace Cliatt, email@example.com
Community Service Chair: Joshua Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean's Ambassadors: 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: Katie O'Shea, email@example.com
Vice President Membership: Clay Knowles, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President Events: Catherine Williams, email@example.com
Secretary: Morgan Klinzing, firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Law Student Association: 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: John Kim, email@example.com
Publicity & Outreach Director: Emma Paige, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Service Coordinator: Kristy Choi, email@example.com
Current Events Coordinator: Courtney Mauge, firstname.lastname@example.org
Environmental Law Association: 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: Michael Salter, email@example.com
Vice President: Jill Hollingsworth, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: David Reed, email@example.com
Secretary: Jennifer Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Clay Conference Co-Chairs:
Jill Hollingsworth, email@example.com
Jennifer Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Justice Foundation Board: 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: Chris Van Rossem, email@example.com
Vice President: James Reeves, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Molly Moyer, email@example.com
1L Section Representatives: Chelsea Ivey, Alicia Luncheon, Alex McKee, Carey Miller, Ann Tipton Lesslie, Amanda Butterworth
Federalist Society: Encourages debate on the current status of public policy and the law through the sponsorship of debates and prominent speakers.
President: Sarah White, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Scott McAfee, email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Wesley Mathieu, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publicity: Michael Orta, email@example.com
Caroline Arbaugh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gregg Conley, email@example.com
Mark Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Association of Law and Politics: 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: Alan Poole, email@example.com
Vice President: David Dove, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Matt Gregory, email@example.com
Secretary: Lauren Farrar, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publicity Chair: Shelley Kreimer, email@example.com
Logistics Chair: Courtney Coons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Society for International & Comparative Law: 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: Kaitlin Ball, email@example.com
Vice President: Elliot Engstrom, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Erin Tatum, email@example.com
Treasurer: Gina Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tina Cheng, email@example.com
Daniel Olds, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Abrams; Will Hamby-Hopkins; Gina Kim; John Kim; Shelley Kreimer; Dene Terry
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Student Chapter: 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: Ben Levy, email@example.com
Vice President: Ross Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairperson: Gregg Jacobson, email@example.com
Secretary: Hannah Jarrells, firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Law Society: 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: Christina Antalis, email@example.com
Vice President of PR/Events: Victoria Garel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Natalie Hall, email@example.com
Treasurer: Samantha Bily, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hispanic Law Students Association: 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, email@example.com
Vice President: Maria Rivera-Diaz. firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Woroma Ejiowhor. email@example.com
Professional Outreach Chair: Alicia Luncheon. firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Outreach Chair: Amy Detisch. email@example.com
Secretary: Sakeena Leben. firstname.lastname@example.org
Intellectual Property Law Society: 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: Joe Reynolds, email@example.com
Vice President: Shawn Chang, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Events: James Reeves, email@example.com
Vice President of Media and Communications: Jonathan Bright, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Recruitment and Fundraising: Mark Magaro, email@example.com
1L Section Representatives: Alan Lanier, Sarah Kessler, and Joshua Stein
Jewish Law Student Association: 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.
Vice President: Stuart Halpern, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Steven Strasberg, email@example.com
J. Reuben Clark Law Society: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Kenny Bentley, email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Devin Rees, firstname.lastname@example.org
Labor & Employment Law Association: 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: Tawny Mack, email@example.com
Vice President of Programming: Dan Dresselhaus, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Organizational Affairs: Alaina Anderson, email@example.com
Vice President of Outreach: Robyn Flegal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Dave Balajthy, email@example.com
Recruitment Chair: John Morhart, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations Chair: Andrew Masak, email@example.com
Land Use & Planning Organization: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President:/Treasurer: Bryan Lutz, email@example.com
Vice President/Secretary: Spencer Milton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Law Democrats: 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: Abbey Martin, email@example.com
Vice President: Gray Reilly, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chairperson for Events: Cameron Lewis, email@example.com
Chairperson for Public Relations: Ellen Clarke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Law Literary Society: The purpose of the Law Literary Society is to provide students at the University of Georgia School of Law with a sense of culture and community and to provide a forum for students to improve writing skills.
President: Michael Snow, email@example.com
Vice President: Suzanne Timmons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Katie O'Shea, email@example.com
Law Republicans: 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.
President: David Dove, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Samantha Barrett, email@example.com
Treasurer: Matt Wilmot, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations Coordinator: Ann Norman, email@example.com
Political Affairs Coordinator: Jordan Arkin, firstname.lastname@example.org
President Emeritus: John Eunice, email@example.com
1L Section Representatives: Caroline Bradley, Emily Scheible, Andrew Mason, Jordan Mitchell, Joshua Dorminy, and Andrew Whittaker
Law Students for Reproductive Justice: Law Students for Reproductive Justice is a national nonprofit network of law students and lawyers. Our organization educates, organizes, and supports law students to ensure that a new generation of advocates will be prepared to protect and expand reproductive rights as basic civil and humant rights. We welcome all different opinions and views.
Chair: Kelly Wegel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Melissa Conrad, email@example.com
Secretary: Kaitlin Ball, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Robert Abrunzo, email@example.com
Military Justice Society: The Military Justice Society is for anyone with an interest in working as a Judge Advocate in the military, current and past members of the military, and anyone with an interest in military law. We meet monthly to discuss issues of military law. We have also hosted a forum with active-duty members of the Judge Advocate Corps of several of the services for students interested in that career path.
President: Emir Sehic, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: David Reed, email@example.com
Vice President: Adam Choate, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Danish Amin, email@example.com
Secretary: John Hubert, firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTLaws: Promotes education and discussion of legal and societal issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Presidents: Cari Hipp
Vice President: Laura Burnett, email@example.com
Secretary: Burke Doherty, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Abbey Martin, email@example.com
Older Wiser Law Students: Provides guidance, support, networking, and social events to those students at the law school who self-identify as non-traditional students.
President: Christo Troutman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Robert Abrunzo, email@example.com
Treasurer: Bryan Lutz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity: Organizes social activities and food drives, as well as presents legal education programs in local schools.
Justice: Keri McCrary, email@example.com
Vice Justice: Savannah Bray, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clerk: Megan Cox, email@example.com
Treasurer: Sam Britt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marshall: Ron Sassano, email@example.com
1L Section Liaisons: Nicole Kahle, Daniel Campen, Matt Rochlin, Sarah Hill, Jill Hauserman, and Alex Smith
Public Interest Law Council: 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: Molly Moyer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Emma Paige, email@example.com
Program Director: Rose Priddy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Outreach Director: Amanda Miller, email@example.com
Communications and Networking Director: Joshua Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org
Publicity Director: Vasu Abhiraman, email@example.com
Treasurer: Morgan Klinzing, firstname.lastname@example.org
Service Chair: David Balajthy, email@example.com
Career Development Chair: Catherine Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Recognition Chair: Jan Margaret Rogers, email@example.com
Rural South Law Society: This society was founded to bring students together who are interested in practicing law outside large metro areas. The Rural South Law Society has networking functions with Georgia's rural lawyers and political leaders, in order to offer our members guidance for their own careers in similar areas.
President: Blake Evans, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Paige Boykin, email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Keri McCrary, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sports & Entertainment Law Society: Hosts speakers, sponsors, and field trips concerning legal issues in the sports and entertainment industries.
President: Victoria Mathias, email@example.com
Vice President of Sports: Justin Respress, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President of Entertainment: Kimberly Scott, email@example.com
Protect Athens Music Chair: Walker Beard, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: John Morhart, email@example.com
1L Liaisons: Michelle Gilzenrat Davis, Amanda McDowell, Brian Stoltz
Street Law: Street Law UGA conducts community outreach geared primarily towards familiarizing youth about prevalent legal concerns and basic rights.
President: Ryan Heron, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Caroline McGlamry, email@example.com
Placement Coordinator: Amanda Siegal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Relations Chair: Kelsey Holden, email@example.com
Lesson Plan Chair: Cari Hipp
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Chivon Smith, email@example.com
Treasurer: Stephanie Kenney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Bar Association: Law school student government organization and primary liaison between students and the administration.
President: Ryan Scates, email@example.com
Vice President: John Eunice, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Maggy Randels, email@example.com
Treasurer: Stuart Halpern, firstname.lastname@example.org
3L President: Jordan Arkin, email@example.com
3L Vice President: Kelsey Donnalley, firstname.lastname@example.org
2L President: David Dove, email@example.com
2L Vice President: Alex Seay, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L President: Carey Miller, email@example.com
1L Section X Vice President: Caroline Bradley, firstname.lastname@example.org
1L Section Y Vice President: Sarah Richards, email@example.com
1L Section Z Vice President: Paige Braddy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Women Law Students Association: 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: Emily Cook, email@example.com
Vice President: Michele Torsiglieri, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Katie O'Shea, email@example.com
Treasurer: Lindsay Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Working in the Public Interest: 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: David Bartholomew, email@example.com
Deputy Director: Courtney Coons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Panels Director: Rose Priddy, email@example.com
Logistics Director: Kathyrn Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org
CLE Director: Alan Poole, email@example.com
Public Relations Director: Cari Hipp
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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