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School of Law honors four with top awards at Alumni/Alumnae Weekend

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The School of Law honored four individuals for their service during the school’s fourth Alumni/Alumnae Weekend. Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson, Don L. Waters (J.D.’78) and Sally Q. Yates (J.D.’86) received the law school alumni/alumnae association’s highest honor – the Distinguished Service Scroll – for their outstanding dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school. Additionally, the Young Alumni/Alumnae of Excellence Award was presented to Cameron D. Hawkins (J.D.’08).

School of Law wins Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Congratulations to second-year students Anna C. Braue, Thomas Grantham and Timia Skelton for winning the 2018 Intrastate Moot Court Competition overcoming teams from Emory University, Georgia State University and Mercer University as well as Atlanta's John Marshall Law School. A second UGA law school team comprised of second-year students Dymond Anthony, Cliffton Jacques and Connor Rose also competed.   

Ten selected for new cohort of UGA Women’s Staff Leadership Institute; law school's Hinson included

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Ten UGA staff members have been selected to participate in the second cohort of the Women’s Staff Leadership Institute. The law school's Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Dual Degree Programs Shannon Shipley Hinson (J.D.'06) is among the 2018 participants. 

UGA wins national mock trial competition for second straight year

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Congratulations to third-year student Lauren E. Lutton and second-year students Shanice Echols, Robert Harrison II and C. Daniel Lockaby for capturing the national title in the 2018 South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. Lutton was named the best advocate for the final round. Notably, this is the second year in a row that UGA has won this national competition and the third time in five years that Georgia has captured this top trophy.

House Lecturer Yates featured in Athens Banner-Herald

Monday, March 26, 2018

Edith House Lecturer Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86), former acting U.S. attorney general, was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding her talk at the law school this past Friday. The article titled "Sally Yates, former acting U.S. attorney general fired by Trump, talks at UGA" was written by Lee Shearer and published 3/23/18.