Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
The UGA School of Law Staff Council recently presented Administrative Associate Deborah Baker with the 2012 Emma P. Terrell Distinguished Employee of the Year Award. This award is given annually to recognize staff members who demonstrate an outstanding work ethic, commitment to service and exceptional job performance in addition to the cooperation necessary to increase the quality of education and service provided by the law school.
From Dec. 3 through Dec. 14, Georgia Law will host more than 30 members of the Brazilian judiciary as part of the school's International Judicial Training Program. This program is designed to introduce foreign judges and court personnel to the U.S. judicial system allowing participants to gain ideas and insights on possible ways to strengthen their own judicial systems. It is co-sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.
Georgia Law students recently captured first place in the Mercer University School of Law National Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition. Third-year students Chandler L. Smith and Timothy F.J. "Tim" Dean comprised the winning team, while third-year classmates Nneka A. Egwuatu and Scott F. McAfee finished in the runner-up position. McAfee was named the tournament's best oralist. This is the second year in a row that Georgia Law has won this competition.
Three Georgia Law alumni made the 2013 class of the Bulldog 100 list sponsored by the University of Georgia Alumni Association, including Thomas L. Rowe (J.D.'86) for OTB Consulting, Sammy J. Grant (J.D.'00) for SG Financial Advisors and Ronald E. Mabra (J.D.'04) for The Mabra Firm. The program annually recognizes the fastest growing businesses that are owned or operated by UGA graduates.
Congratulations to second-year students Ryan P. Gentes and Margaret E. "Maggy" Randels for recently winning the 2012 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.