Five faculty members earn promotions

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Congratulations to the following faculty members who recently received promotions: Elizabeth Weeks Leonard (J.D.’99) was awarded the rank of full professor, Matthew I. Hall was named an associate professor, Lisa Milot and Christian Turner were promoted to associate professor with tenure and Hillel Y. Levin was granted tenure.


Former ambassador joins law school as Sanders Scholar; Rutledge named associate dean

Monday, August 19, 2013

Lee A. Feinstein has joined the Georgia Law faculty as the Carl E. Sanders Political Leadership Scholar for the fall 2013 semester. The former U.S. Ambassador to the Repulic of Poland will teach the course Intervention and Sovereignty: Contemporary Issues in International and National Security Law.  Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge has assumed the position of associate dean for faculty development, a post that will allow him to work closely with the law school's faculty, especially its untenured professors, to expand and promote scholarly activities.


Six Georgia Law grads selected for UGA's 40 under 40

Monday, July 29, 2013

Congratulations to Charles J. "Charlie" Bethel (J.D.'01), Jason J. Carter (J.D.'04), Kira Y. Fonteneau (J.D.'05), Jennifer Auer Jordan (J.D.'01), Jessica L. McClellan (J.D.'03) and Allen W. Yee (J.D.'03) on being selected for UGA's 40 under 40 Class of 2013. These individuals were recognized for their impact in business, leadership, community, artistic, research, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors in addition to their commitment to a lifelong relationship with the university. 


UGA features Clarke as an Amazing Student

Monday, July 22, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law student Ellen Clarke who was featured on UGA's homepage as an "Amazing Student."


Hill wins scholarship to attend conference

Monday, July 22, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law student Sarah A. Hill, who received a scholarship to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair in San Francisco, Calif.  She is one of three recipients of the 7th Annual Kay Young Scholarship, which is presented by the Stonewall Bar Association to assist highly accomplished law students from the state of Georgia in attending this annual event. 

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