Buice wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition

Monday, February 6, 2017

Congratulations to first-year student Amy Buice for winning the 2017 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition. The finalist was Curtis D. Lockaby.

UGA unveils 2017 Bulldog 100 rankings; Five Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included

Monday, February 6, 2017

The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the eighth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Feb. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The 2017 fastest-growing business was Chicken Salad Chick, helmed by president and CEO Scott Deviney, who received his degree in economics from UGA’s Terry College of Business in 1995. Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included are: #24 Crate Services, Inc., Darren Gaynor (J.D.'02); #42 The Spotted Trotter, Megan K. Ouzts (J.D.'05); #58 William Teusink, R. Lawton Jordan (J.D.'00); #96 Agora Vintage, Russell Edwards (J.D.'10) and #99 Stanton Law LLC, Todd Stanton (J.D.'00).

Bishop argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Monday, January 30, 2017

Third-year student Rachel M. Bishop recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. The clinic's client alleges that he was terminated by his trucking-company employer after filing a complaint with the EEOC, while the employer alleges the client was terminated because he failed to re-train after having a minor accident in a loading dock. Third-year students Allan T. "Trevor" Buhr and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes assisted in writing briefs and in helping Bishop prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments.

Georgia Law finishes Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists

Monday, January 30, 2017

Congratulations to third-year students Callen A. Carroll, Andrew Z.R. Smith and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes for finishing the Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists. This invitation-only tournament is for the top moot court programs from law schools across the country based on performances from the previous academic year.

Law firm honors partner and legal leader with endowed scholarship

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law is pleased to announce the creation of the Gary B. Blasingame Scholarship Fund, which was made possible by a $100,000 donation by the law firm Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, & Ashley, P.C., in tribute to a founding partner widely known as a strong advocate for his clients and an attorney of the highest caliber. “We are honored by the commitment Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, & Ashley has chosen to make to our law school as well as by this special opportunity to celebrate a distinguished alumnus whose engagement with our school throughout his career made a meaningful impact,” Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said.