The UGA Alumni Association will present three awards to distinguished graduates and faculty at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 20. Among those being honored will be 1957 Georgia Law graduate Frank "Sonny" Seiler. A 70-year-old tradition, the event allows the Alumni Association to express its appreciation to and admiration for UGA graduates and faculty who have demonstrated a commitment to bettering the university.
Congratulations to second-year law students Tyler A. Dillard, Nicholas H. Howell and Emir Sehic for taking home first place and the Best Brief Award at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools competing against each other for top honors. This is the seventh consecutive year UGA has won this competition and the ninth consecutive year it has earned the best brief title.
Georgia Law's 24th Annual Red Clay Conference will address how to balance the long-term sustainability of Georgia's ecosystems with efforts to stabilize and improve its economy. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on March 23, this daylong symposium will take place in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will cover market-based conservation, managing the impact of non-indigenous species, longleaf pine restoration and possible changes to the federal endangered species list.
Georgia Law is pleased to welcome General Counsel for Coca-Cola North America Leslie M. Turner as this year's Edith House Lecturer. She will present "Winning or Winning With Integrity? A Lawyer's Role in the Corporate World" on March 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
Georgia Law recently took home the top trophy during the regional rounds of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held in Atlanta, and at the Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition, held in Memphis, Tenn., earning the right to advance to the national level for both competitions. The school also earned the right to compete in the national rounds of the Transactional LawMeet after placing second at regionals.