Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr., who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 2002, will become the school’s associate dean of academic affairs July 1, upon the retirement of Paul M. Kurtz.
Congratulations to third-year law student Jaren Blake Dunning who is featured on UGA's homepage as an "Amazing Student."
On May 18, Judge Beverly B. Martin (J.D.'81) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will serve as the keynote speaker at Georgia Law’s graduation. Approximately 230 law students will receive their juris doctor, while six master of laws candidates will be recognized for completing one year of graduate legal study. Graduation has been moved to Stegeman Colseum.
Chief Judge Julie Carnes (J.D.’75) of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia was honored this spring with the unveiling of her portrait during a ceremony in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The painting will be added to the school’s distinguished collection that includes famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members as well as accomplished alumni.
Georgia Law welcomes 13 law students from the University Mauricio de Nassau in Brazil. As part of the law school's new Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law and environmental law in Athens for one week.