Georgia Law accepting applications for new M.S.L. degree

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Georgia Law is currently accepting applications for its newest degree – the Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.) - for the 2015-16 academic year. This educational opportunity is for professionals and recent college graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. It is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis.


Six faculty earn promotions

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Several Georgia Law faculty members have received promotions. Erica J. Hashimoto has been named the Allen Post Professor of Law and Usha Rodrigues has been awarded the M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance & Securities Law. In addition, Associate Professor Matthew I. Hall was granted tenure, and Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were promoted to associate professor.


Georgia Law welcomes the talented Class of 2017

Friday, August 15, 2014

Georgia Law proudly welcomes the academically talented Class of 2017, which is composed of 185 students. These students boast an impressive median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA of 163 and 3.7, respectively. They come from 23 different states and 70 undergraduate institutions, and 18 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 14, 2014.


In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird, who served as dean of the law school for a total of 13 years and officially served on the faculty for more than 20 years, although he taught at the law school for approximately four decades. Beaird passed away on August 14.  This revered leader, scholar, teacher and mentor will be missed. The memorial service will be August 18 at 12:30 p.m. at Athens First United Methodist Church. The arrangements are being handled by Bernstein Funeral Home.


Gainesville and Marietta firms win 5th Annual Firm and Corporation Alumni Challenge

Friday, August 1, 2014

Georgia Law is pleased to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Firm and Corporation Alumni Challenge, which seeks to achieve 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates within an organization. Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar of Gainesville, Ga., won category A of the competition (organizations with more than 10 Georgia Law graduates), while Downey & Cleveland of Marietta, Ga., won category B (organizations with five to 10 Georgia Law graduates).  Julius M. Hulsey (J.D.’63) and W. Curtis Anderson (J.D.’91) led their firms’ efforts, respectively.

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