Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar and Littler Mendelson win firm giving challenge

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Georgia Law is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010-11 Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge, which seeks to achieve 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates within an organization. Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar won Category A of the competition (11+ graduates), while Littler Mendelson took home the Category B trophy (5-10 graduates). Serving as team captains were Julius M. Hulsey (LL.B.'63) and John T. Stembridge (J.D.'03), respectively.


UGA School of Law debuts semester in Washington program; hires instructor

Monday, August 29, 2011

Georgia Law will launch a new program this spring that will allow approximately 15 students to live and work in Washington, D.C., for a semester while earning course credit. Heading up the new offering will be Jessica L. Heywood, a 1997 Georgia Law graduate who previously worked in career services at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.


UGA School of Law class sets record for LSAT score, diversity

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

One of the most academically talented and diverse classes in the history of Georgia Law began the three-year pursuit of a law degree this week. The Class of 2014, comprised of 225 students, has a median Law School Admission Test score of 165, which is a school record. Moreover, almost 30 percent of the entering class indicated they are members of a minority group, which also is an all-time high.


School of Law to host conference on civil and human rights

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The School of Law's Georgia Law Review will host a conference exploring civil and human rights issues of today and tomorrow on Aug. 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees may come and go throughout the day, as needed. CLE credits are available.


UGA School of Law appoints Rollins associate dean; welcomes new LCS director

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Georgia Law recently announced the promotion of Paul B. Rollins to associate dean for administration. Additionally, the school has hired senior attorney David P. O'Brien from Alexandria, Va., to serve as its Legal Career Services director. O'Brien comes to UGA with nearly 20 years of extensive practice experience in a variety of legal fields in addition to having served as an adjunct professor at American University Washington College of Law.

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