Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Congratulations to third-year law student Emmanuel Azih for advancing to the fourth and final round of the 2012 Next Top Entrepreneur competition. He and his partner finished among the top five entries, out of more than 50, for their business idea "CarFetcher" during April.
Congratulations to first-year law student Benjamin W. Thorpe for capturing first place during the 2012 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all the first-year law students who made this year's tournament such a success.
Honors Week allows individuals at UGA to be acknowledged for achieving excellence. At Georgia Law, Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Associate Professor Erica J. Hashimoto and Assistant Professor Christian Turner were recognized with the law school's three faculty awards that are given annually by its student body.
Congratulations to second-year law students Christopher A. Knapik and Christopher S. Smith for placing first at the 2012 Robert R. Merhige, Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition. This annual two-day competition features teams from around the country and involves several rounds of negotiation centered on current issues in environmental law.
Congratulations to third-year law students Rachel E. Hudgins and Meghan R. Plantz for finishing among the top eight teams in the nation during this year's Transactional LawMeet held at Drexel University in March. The duo placed second at the southeastern regional round of the competition to advance to the national level.