Hudler wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition

Monday, February 12, 2018

Congratulations to first-year student Haley J. Hudler for winning the 2018 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition. The finalist was Spencer D. Woody.

E. Burch featured in Bloomberg BNA

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Bloomberg Law regarding her thoughts on multidistrict litigation. The article titled "Predictability vs. Flexibility: The Debate Over MDL Rules, Digital Discovery & e-Evidence" was written by Perry Cooper and published 2/1/18.

UGA finishes as semifinalists in national negotiation competition

Monday, February 5, 2018

Congratulations to third-year law students Ryan J. Mumper and S. Chase Parker for finishing as semifinalists in the American Bar Association National Negotiation Competition during February. More than 160 teams from over 80 law schools participated in the tournament. Associate Dean Alexander W. Scherr and Associate Director of Career Development Laura E. Woodson assisted the pair with their preparations.

UGA School of Law finishes in top 8 at the 68th National Moot Court Competition

Monday, February 5, 2018

Congratulations to third-year students Lauren E. Lutton, Taryn P. Winston and Margaret "Maggie" Sparks for finishing in the top 8 teams in the country in the national final rounds of the 68th National Moot Court Competition held in New York City. Third-year student B. Elizabeth Tarver served as the team's student coach.

Daily wins Federal Bar Association tax writing competition

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Congratulations to second-year law student Robert Daily for winning the 2018 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition sponsored by the Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation. His paper, titled "Betting on An Uncertain Future: The Tax Consequences of Large Third-Party Litigation Financing," was selected based on the depth of research; originality of thought; quality, clarity, and efficiency of presentation; and relevance to current tax policy or events.