Stuhrenberg named best oralist at Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Congratulations to second-year student Joseph H. "Joe" Stuhrenberg who was named best oralist at the 34th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition. The team, consisting of Stuhrenberg and fellow second-year students Amber D. Greenaway and Adeline B. Kenerly finished the competition as national semifinalists. Notably this is the first time a UGA student has been recognized as best oralist at this tournament. Third-year student Alexander "Alex" Weathersby served as coach. 

UGA finishes as national quarterfinalists at South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Congratulations to third-year student Stephen Mulherin and second-year students Haley J. Hudler, Amelia C. Stevens and John Lex Kenerly IV for finishing the Eighth Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge as national quarterfinalists. 

Law school honors four graduates with top awards

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The School of Law honored four individuals for their service during the school’s Fifth Annual Alumni/Alumnae Weekend. Kathelen Van Blarcum Amos, William Porter “Billy” Payne and Harold D. Melton received the law school alumni/alumnae association’s highest honor – the Distinguished Service Scroll – for their outstanding dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school. Additionally Mercedes G. Ball was presented with the Young Alumni/Alumnae of Excellence Award.

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Scherr receives UGA's Engaged Scholar Award

Monday, April 1, 2019

The Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach will recognize eight faculty and staff members for outstanding service to the state and UGA. The School of Law's Associate Professor & Veterans Legal Clinic Director Alexander W. Scherr will receive the Engaged Scholar Award, which recognizes a tenured faculty member for contributions to advancing public service, outreach and community engagement at UGA with emphasis on endeavors such as engaged research and scholarship that is conducted for the benefit of, and in partnership with, a community; curricular engagement of students in academic service-learning courses; or mutually beneficial community-university partnerships that address critical community needs.

School of Law takes second in transactional law competition

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Congratulations to third-year student Madeline McElhanon and second-year student Ethan J. Rode who placed second on the seller side in the Duke Law Transactional Law Competition. This contest involved drafting a mergers and acquisitions document and marking up the other side's document prior to the competition and then negotiating the terms of the agreement at the tournament. Third-year student Seth Johnson assisted with drafting and served as student coach for the team.