Georgia Law ranks fifth for best value law school

Monday, September 3, 2012

Georgia Law placed fifth in a recent study conducted by National Jurist magazine for the "Best Value Law Schools." The ranking considered average debt for 2011 graduates, tuition, cost of living, two-year bar pass average and state average and weighted employment rate. The article appeared in the September issue of the magazine.


Athens and Columbus firms win 3rd Annual Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge

Monday, August 6, 2012

Georgia Law is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge, which seeks to achieve 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates within an organization. Fortson, Bentley and Griffin of Athens, Ga., won category A  of the competition (organizations with more than 10 Georgia Law graduates), while Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood of Columbus, Ga., won category B (organizations with five to 10 Georgia Law graduates).


Georgia Law welcomes two new professors this fall

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Georgia Law is pleased to welcome its newest faculty members who will begin teaching in Athens this fall - Assistant Professor Mehrsa Baradaran from Brigham Young University and Assistant Professor Kent Barnett from the University of Kentucky. Baradaran will be leading courses in contracts and banking law while Barnett will be focusing on contracts and consumer law.


Leftover funds to go to Ga. law scholarships

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The University of Georgia School of Law was featured in the Daily Report for being one of the recipients named in a recent cy pres award. The school was awarded $1.5 million, which will go toward creating several new student scholarships. The article appeared on 7/16/12.


Georgia Law faculty members earn promotions

Monday, July 2, 2012

Congratulations to the following Georgia Law faculty members who were recently promoted: Hillel Y. Levin was named an Associate Professor of Law, Harlan Cohen was granted tenure and Suzanne Graham was promoted to Librarian IV. Additionally, earlier in the spring, Lori A. Ringhand was named a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge was named the new holder of the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law.

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