Georgia Law alumna to be first Asian American to hear case at the Georgia Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to Georgia Law alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.’98) for making history by becoming the first Asian American to sit on a case at the Georgia Supreme Court. She will serve in place of Justice David Nahmias in a case involving a boundary dispute between middle Georgia's Bibb and Monroe counties.


Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Georgia Law has introduced its Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, in which rising second-year students may compete for two $500 prizes. The contest, named after law school alumnae and U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Beverly B. Martin (J.D.’81) and Julie E. Carnes (J.D.’75), gives each student the opportunity to analyze a legal problem and work with a faculty adviser, who will assist in editing, refining and strengthening the competitor’s writing skills and legal arguments.


Georgia Law students complete Anti-Defamation League's Wittenstein Summer Research Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students David T. “Ty” Adams, Roshani H. Chokshi, Eleanor K. “Keith” Hall, Crystal L. Homa, Terrell C. “Chase” Ogletree, Cory L. Takeuchi and Na’Tasha J. Webb-Prather who completed the Anti-Defamation League’s Charles Wittenstein Summer Research Program. The program partners with law firms to provide law firm summer associates with the opportunity to delve deeply into critical civil rights legal issues while conducting legal research in areas including separation of church and state, freedom of speech and other civil rights issues on the ADL agenda.


Gainesville firms win Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Congratulations to the law firms Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar (category A) and Smith Gilliam Williams & Miles (category B) for winning the 2014-15 Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge. The efforts were headed by Jason A. Dean (J.D.’99) and M. Tyler Smith (J.D.’93), respectively.  Grouped by the number of Georgia Law alumni/alumnae lawyers employed at an organization, this annual competition seeks firm-wide participation of Georgia Law graduates making a personal gift to the law school during the current fiscal year.  The first firm to reach 100 percent participation in each category size wins.


UGA Alumni Association announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; two Georgia Law graduates included

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Congratulations to Meaghan G. Boyd (J.D.’05) and Kevin A. Gooch (J.D.’04) on being selected for UGA’s Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2015. These prominent graduates were recognized for having made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors in addition to having demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.

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