School of Law graduates are often the focus of news stories appearing in a variety of media outlets. Below are links to some of those stories.

 

Supreme Court Welcomes New Class of Term Law Clerks

School of Law graduates Tyler D. Fabbri (J.D.'21), Cameron P. Keen (J.D.'21), John Lex Kenerly IV (J.D.'20) and Leila N. Knox (J.D.'21) have been selected as 2021-22 term law clerks for the Supreme Court of Georgia. Read the 11/1/21 release 

 

Retired 11th Circuit Judge Beverly Martin Named Executive Director of NYU Law's Center on Civil Justice

Alumna Beverly B. Martin (J.D.'81) was featured in the New York Law Journal regarding her new post at New York University. The article was written by Avalon Zoppo and published 10/5/21. Read the article
 

Progress and Success Continue at the University of Georgia

 

Alumnus and UGA President Jere W. Morehead (J.D.'80) was featured in James magazine regarding the changes and growth at UGA. The article was written by Phil Kent and published in the September/October 2021 issue. Read the article

At 35, This Attorney Was Just Sworn In as a New Court of Appeals of Georgia Judge


Alumnus Andrew Pinson (J.D.'11) was featured in the Daily Report regarding being sworn in as a judge for the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Cedra Mayfield and published 8/30/21. Read the article 


David Dove: The Problem Solver

Alumnus David Dove (J.D.'14) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his role as executive counsel for Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. The article was written by Alex Shimalla and published in the fall 2021 issue. Read the article

 

Lauren K. Ward: ... And Through the Woods

Alumna Lauren K. Ward (J.D.'07) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding her role as executive director of Conservation Without Conflict. The article was written by Eric Rangus and published in the fall 2021 issue. Read the article

 

StillFire Brewing: Suwanee

Alumnus Aaron Bisges (J.D.'17) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his role as general manager of StillFire Brewing. The article was written by Eric Rangus and published in the fall 2021 issue. Read the article

 

Read to Know: Top World Leaders who pursued Law

Alumna Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82) was featured on legaldesire.com regarding her service as the executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme. The article was written by Mannat Sardana and published 8/5/21. Read the article 
 

Georgia Legal Awards Honorees - Including Attorney of the Year Finalists - Announced

Several School of Law graduates were selected as recipients of the Daily Report's 2021 Georgia Legal Awards. Among them are: Michael B. Terry (J.D.'87) - Attorney of the Year Finalist; James B. "Jim" Durham (J.D.'83), Marion T. Pope Jr. (LL.B.'53) and Paul E. Weathington (J.D.'84) - Lifetime Achievement Awards; and Sawyer D. Duncan (J.D.'14), Daniel Huynh (J.D.'09), Jason S. Marcus (J.D.'06), Andrew A. Pinson (J.D.'11), Elizabeth R. Story (J.D.'10) and Sachin Varghese (J.D.'09) - On the Rise honorees. Read the 7/12/21 article
 

Governor Kemp Announces Six Judicial Appointments

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has named alumna Verda M. Colvin (J.D.'90) to the Supreme Court of Georgia, alumnus Andrew Pinson (J.D.'11) to the Georgia Court of Appeals and alumna Kimberly A. Alexander (J.D.'04) to fill a vacancy on the DeKalb County State Court. Read the release
 

UGA Alumni Association unveils the 2021 Class of 40 under 40, three School of Law graduates included

School of Law graduates Lauren D. Bellamy (J.D.'07), Marie Greene Broder (J.D.'10) and William F. Crozer (J.D.'12) were recognized in the UGA Alumni Association's 2021 Class of 40 Under 40. This program "celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40." The release was written by Danielle Bezila and published 7/15/21. Read the release
 

Morehead named president of Southeastern Conference

Alumnus and UGA President Jere W. Morehead (J.D.'80) has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Southeastern Conference. The release was published 6/29/21. Read the release
 

New leadership, trustees for UGA Foundation includes four law school graduates

The University of Georgia Foundation Board of Trustees approved changes in leadership and board positions during its annual meeting, with the changes taking effect July 1. School of Law alumnus Neal J. Quirk Sr. (J.D.'87) will serve as chairman for a term running through June 30, 2023. Newly elected trustees include Natalie Schweers Coghill (J.D.'98) and Vernon E. “Trey” Googe III (J.D.'94). Yvette M. Daniels (J.D.'89) has become an ex-officio voting trustee.
Read the release
 

The Senate confirms Kiran Ahuja, Biden's nominee to run the Office of Personnel Management

Alumna Kiran Ahuja (J.D.'98) was featured in The New York Times regarding her U.S. Senate confirmation to lead the Office of Personnel Management. The article was written by Reid J. Epstein and published 6/22/21. Read the article
 

Court of Appeals to Swear In New Leaders

Alumnus Brian M. Rickman (J.D.'01) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his becoming the chief judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 6/16/21. Read the article
 

Carla Wong McMillian: Public Servant

Alumna Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.'98) was featured on UGA Today regarding her position on the Georgia Supreme Court and her legal career. The article was written by Leigh Beeson and published 5/26/21. Read the article
 

Kyle Hayes and Luke Boggs: PeachPod

Alumnus Lucas V. "Luke" Boggs (J.D.'21) was featured on UGA Today regarding his podcast "PeachPod." The article was written by Eric Rangus and published 5/26/21. Read the article
 

Delaware Looks Beyond 'Short-Term' Patches For Diversity Fix

Alumna Tamika Montgomery-Reeves (J.D.'06), who is a Delaware Supreme Court justice, was featured on Law360 regarding her role in the state's initiative to increase the diversity of its bench and bar. The article was written by Rose Krebs and published 5/19/21. Read the article
 

A Look At This Georgia Federal Court's New Top Judge

Alumnus Timothy C. Batten, Sr. (J.D.'84) was featured on Law360 regarding becoming the chief judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Read the article
 

UGA Honors Program to become Morehead Honors College

A $10 million fundraising campaign led by the UGA Foundation and its emeriti trustees to strengthen UGA's Honors Program will culminate in the naming of the Jere W. Morehead Honors College. Morehead (J.D.'80) serves as president of UGA. Read the article
 

Stuckey's: '80-Year-Old Startup'

Alumna E. Stephanie Stuckey (J.D.'92) was featured in Georgia Trend regarding her role in the Stuckey's Corporation. The article was written by Jennifer Giarratano and published in the publication's May 2021 Small Business Guide. Read the article
 

Governor Kemp Names Four Judicial Appointments

Alumni Eric A. Brewton (J.D.'83) and Henry R. Thompson (J.D.'84) were named to the Cobb County State Court Division I and the Cobb County Judicial Circuit's Superior Court benches, respectively, by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. Read the 4/29/21 release 
 

Governor Cooper Nominates Four Special Superior Court Judges

Alumnus Adam Conrad (J.D.'05) and alumna Julianna Earp (J.D.'86) were announced as judicial nominees for the North Carolina Business Court  by Gov. Roy Cooper. Read the press release
 

Georgia Gov. Taps Ex-US Prosecutor As Inspector General

Alumnus Scott F. McAfee (J.D.'13) was featured in Law360 regarding his appointment as Georgia's Inspector General. The article was written by Emily Sides and published 3/31/21. Read the article
 

'It's Gotten Stale': 6 Struggles Young Lawyers Might Be Keeping to Themselves

Alumnus Joseph H. Stuhrenberg (J.D.'20) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his thoughts on the challenges of legal work from home. The article was written by Cedra Mayfield and published 3/10/21. Read the article


Retiring Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton honored with Senate resolution

Alumnus Harold D. Melton (J.D.'91) was featured in the Rockdale Citizen regarding a resolution passed in the Georgia Senate honoring him for his 30 years of service in state government. The article was published 3/3/21. Read the article


Heather Benham: Making a House a Home

Alumna Heather Benham (J.D.'03) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding her leadership role at Athens Land Trust. The article was written by Rachel Floyd and published in the spring 2021 issue. Read the article


Biden nominates Indo-American lawyer to head Office of Personnel Management

Alumna Kiran Ahuja (J.D.'98) was featured in the Business Standard regarding her nomination by President Biden to lead the Office of Personnel Management. If confirmed, she would become the first Indian-American to serve in this top position in the U.S. government. The article was published 2/24/21. Read the article


UGA honors late judge at annual leadership conference

The UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development presented its 2021 Innovations in Community Leadership Award posthumously to alumnus Horace J. Johnson Jr. (J.D.'82), who was the first Black judge to serve the Alcovy Judicial Circuit. Read the article


Mabra Firm Sponsors Special HBCU Exhibit for Black History Month at College Football Hall of Fame

Alumnus Ronnie E. Mabra Jr. (J.D.'04) was featured on PR.com regarding his firm sponsoring a special exhibit highlighting the contributions of star players and coaches at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The article was published 2/13/21. Read the article 


Atlanta Lawyer's Art Commissioned to Mark 60 Years of Desegregation at UGA

Alumnus William Elliott Stiles Jr. (J.D.'06) was featured in the Daily Report regarding the law school commissioning a new piece of his art commemorating the 60th anniversary of desegregation at UGA to be unveiled during Black History Month. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 2/5/21. Read the article


Newton Judicial Center to be dedicated for Horace Johnson

The late Horace J. Johnson Jr. (J.D.'82) was featured in the Walton Tribune for being memorialized with the renaming of the Newton County Judicial Center. The article was written by Tom Spigolon and published 1/29/21. Read the article
 

First African American female to graduate from UGA Law has deep ties to Albany

Alumna Sharon "Nyota" Tucker (J.D.'74) was featured on FOX 31 TV regarding her ties to Albany. The article was written by Typhani Gray and published 2/4/21. Read the article


Remembering Tara Baker: A savage crime remains unsolved after 20 years

A memorial for the late Tara Baker was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald. The article was written by Wayne Ford and published 1/20/20. Read the article
 

Greg Gianforte sworn in as Montana's 25th governor; School of Law alumna becomes lieutenant governor

Alumna Kristen G. Juras (J.D.'82) was featured in the Great Falls Tribune regarding being sworn in as Montana's lieutenant governor. The article was written by Iris Samuels and published 1/4/21. Read the article
 

Judge S. Lark Ingram reflects on a quarter century of Superior Court leadership

Alumna S. Lark Ingram (J.D.'78) was featured in the Rome News-Tribune regarding her 25-year tenure in the Cobb County Courthouse. The article was written by Chart Riggall and published 12/23/20. Read the article
 

Valdosta speaks in memory of Municipal Judge Vernita Bender

Alumna Vernita L. Bender (J.D.'96) passed away 12/7/20. In 2016, the Judicial Council of Georgia featured her as one of the state's most influential Black judges. Read the 12/8/20 Valdosta Today article 
 

UGA Alumni Association announces Bulldog 100; ten graduates included

Congratulations to Gino Brogdon Jr. (J.D.'11), Mike Caplan (J.D.'06), Eric C. Crawford (J.D.'05), Arman Deganian (J.D.'03), Russell Edwards (J.D.'10), Cameron Hawkins (J.D.'08), Benjamin Osorio (J.D.'11), Charles Thompson (J.D.'03), Joe Vancura Jr. (J.D.'98) and Julie Wade (J.D.'00), who were recognized by the University of Georgia Alumni Association for being selected for this year's Bulldog 100 list. The award recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. Read the full list
 

Former Chief Justice George Carley has died

Alumnus George H. Carley (LL.B.'62) passed away 11/26/20 at the age of 82. A lifetime supporter of the law school, Carley was the first jurist in state history to serve as presiding judge and chief judge of the Court of Appeals and as presiding justice and chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. The Supreme Court of Georgia issued a statement on 11/27/20. Read the statement
 

Classic City Crime will look into other Athens murders after turning up new details in the Tara Baker case

The Classic City Crime podcast was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for its work on the Tara Baker case. Baker was a first-year law student when she was murdered in 2001. The article was written by Chris Starrs and published 11/16/20. Read the article  


Justice Delores Thomas talks COVID, her career and the Brooklyn matrimonial part at Lunch with a Judge

Alumna Delores J. Thomas (J.D.'78) was featured in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle regarding her hosting the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association's "Lunch with a Judge," where she talked about her career and service on the Kings County Supreme Court. The article was written by Rob Abruzzese and published 9/14/20. Read the article

 

Auburn University Names Student Center for Georgia Chief Justice Melton

Alumnus Harold D. Melton (J.D.'91) was featured in the Daily Report regarding Auburn University naming its student center in his honor. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 9/4/20. Read the article
 

Georgia Legal Award Recipients Provide Respite From Disease and Discord

Nine School of Law graduates were recognized in the Daily Report for their professional accomplishments. Caryl Greenberg Smith (J.D.'82) and Rex Smith (J.D.'76) received Lifetime Achievement Awards; Woody Jameson (J.D.'88) was named a Distinguished Leader; and Austin Bersinger (J.D.'11), Elizabeth Broadway Brown (J.D.'10), David Dove (J.D.'14), Jeffrey Fisher (J.D.'10), Yvonne Godfrey (J.D.'11) and Tiffany Mallory Moore (J.D.'08) were selected for the On the Rise list. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 8/24/20. Read the article
 

UGA grad known for his intricate sand sculptures, includes replica of law school

Alumnus Dylan E. Mulligan (J.D.'18) was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his creation of a sand sculpture of Hirsch Hall. The article was written Chris Starrs and published 7/28/20. Read the article
 

University of Georgia unveils 40 Under 40 Class of 2020

Four School of Law graduates were included in UGA's 40 Under 40 Class of 2020, which celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of successful UGA graduates under the age of 40. Included in this year's list are: John D. Cates (J.D.'12), Stacey A. Chavis (M.S.L.'19), Lauren K. Ward (J.D.'07) and Matthew Wilson (J.D.'14). Read the release
 

Newton County Judicial Center renamed in honor of Judge Horace Johnson

The late Horace J. Johnson Jr. (J.D.'82) was featured in The Citizens regarding the Newton County Judicial Center being named in his memory. The article was written by Alice Queen and published 7/7/20. Read the article
 

Here Are the Recipients of the Georgia Legal Awards

Several School of Law graduates were featured in the Daily Report for their achievements. Caryl G. Smith (J.D.'82) and Rex Smith (J.D.'76) were presented Lifetime Achievement awards, while Woody James (J.D.'88) was named a Distinguished Leader. Austin Bersinger (J.D.'11), Elizabeth Brown (J.D.'10), David Dove (J.D.'14), Jeff Fisher (J.D.'10), Yvonne Godfrey (J.D.'11) and Tiffany Mallory Moore (J.D.'08) were selected for the On the Rise list, which is comprised of the state's "most promising lawyers under the age of 40." The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 6/24/20. Read the article
 

Atlanta Inno: Collab Capital invests in black founder's beauty startup Hairbrella

Alumna Tracey Pickett (J.D.'11) was featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding innovation and operating her own business. The article was written by Madison Hogan and published 6/12/20. Read the article
 

Nine Minutes to Swear in Three New Georgia Jurists - Details From the Ceremony

Alumnae Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.'98) and Verda M. Colvin (J.D.'90) were featured in the Daily Report regarding their new positions on the benches of the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals, respectively. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 4/10/20. Read the article
 

Atlanta Lawyers Are Connecting Georgia Hospitals With N95 Masks

Class of 1999 alumni - John B.A. Ayoub, W. Bradley "Brad" Carver and Charles L. "Chuck" Clay Jr. - were featured in the Daily Report regarding efforts to supply local hospitals with protective masks. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 3/30/20. Read the article
 

Kemp Makes Historic Appointments to Georgia's Top Courts

Alumnae Carla Wong McMillian (J.D.'98) and Verda M. Colvin (J.D.'90) were featured in the Daily Report regarding their appointments to the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals, respectively. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 3/27/20. Read the article
 

2020 Alumni Awards recipients unveiled

Alumnus Peter Shedd (J.D.'77) was named the recipient of the UGA Alumni Association's Faculty Service Award, which recognizes current or former UGA faculty and staff who have distinguished themselves in service to the university. The release was written by Danielle Bezila and published 3/4/20. Read the release
 

Meet the CG: Hilary Harp of Habitat for Humanity International

Alumna Hilary Harp (J.D.'85) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her position as general counsel of Habitat for Humanity International. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 3/9/20. Read the article
 

"I Put on the Armor of the Law to Slay the Dragons,' Justice Benham Says at UGA Lecture

Alumnus Robert Benham (J.D.'70) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his delivery of the 2020 UGA Holmes-Hunter Lecture. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 2/3/20. Read the article
 

Q&A: Former regents chairman links state's future success to educational efforts now

Alumnus Don L. Waters (J.D.'78) was featured in the Savannah Morning News regarding his chairmanship of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The article was published 2/2/20. Read the article
 

Questions for the Bench: Judge Gary Jackson of Atlanta Municipal Court

Alumnus Gary E. Jackson (J.D.'75) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his Atlanta Municipal Court judgeship. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 1/23/20. Read the article
 

New Del. Justice Makes History In Move To Supreme Court

Alumna Tamika R. Montgomery-Reeves (J.D.'06) was featured in Law360 regarding her new seat on the Delaware Supreme Court. The article was written by Jeff Montgomery and published 1/3/20. Read the article
 

Joan T.A. Gabel: The Minnesota Connection

Alumna Joan T.A. Gabel was featured in UGA Today regarding her role as the first woman president of the University of Minnesota. The article was written by Aaron Hale and published 12/5/19. Read the full article
 

Questions for the Bench: Chief Judge Penny Haas Freesemann of Chatham County Superior Court

Alumna Penny H. Freesemann (J.D.'78) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her leadership of the Chatham County Superior Court. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 11/13/19. Read the article
 

Ethics Week Lecture speaker discusses role of corporations

Alumna Ashley Watson (J.D.'93) was featured in Columns for her delivery of UGA's Ethics Week Lecture. The article was written by Krista Richmond and published 11/14/19. Read the article
 

How New Justice Blazed Trail From Miss. to Del.'s Top Court

Alumna Tamika R. Montgomery-Reeves (J.D.'06) was featured in Law360 for her confirmation as a Delaware Supreme Court justice. The article was written by Jeff Montgomery and published 11/15/19. Read the article
 

Here's Who's Making the Rules for Statewide Business Court

Alumni J. Stephen Schuster (J.D.'76) and Joel O. Wooten (J.D.'75) were featured in the Daily Report regarding them being named to the Georgia Business Court Rules Commission, which will provide support and advice to the inaugural judge of the state's business court, Walter W. Davis. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 11/13/19. Read the full article
 

UGA Alumni Association announces Bulldog 100; eight graduates included

Congratulations to Gino Brogdon, Jr. (J.D. '11), Eric C. Crawford (J.D. '05), Russell Edwards (J.D.'10), Sherry Jackson (J.D.'87), Joshua Moore (J.D.'01), Charles Thompson (J.D.'03), Joe Vancura (J.D.'98) and Julie Wade (J.D.'00) were recognized by the University of Georgia Alumni Association for being selected for this year's Bulldog 100 list. The award recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. See the full list
 

Questions for the Bench: Chief Judge J. Randal Hall, US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

Alumnus J. Randal Hall (J.D.'82) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his leadership of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 10/29/19. Read the article
 

Governor Carney Announces Delaware Supreme Court Nominations

Alumna Tamika R. Montgomery-Reeves (J.D.'06) has been nominated to become a justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. The nomination was announced by Delaware Gov. John Carney on 10/24/19. Read the release
 

Questions for the Bench: Chief Judge Clay Land of the US District Court in Columbus

Alumnus Clay D. Land (J.D.'85) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his leadership of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 10/8/19. Read the article
 

Zachary Faison: The Millennial President

Alumnus A. Zachary Faison, Jr. (J.D.'06) was featured by the UGA Alumni Association regarding being selected for its 40 Under 40 Awards. The article was written by Bailey Carreker and was published 9/4/19. Read the article
 

What a New Chief Magistrate Judge Did on His First Day

Alumnus Brendan Murphy (J.D.'08) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his new post as the Cobb County Magistrate Court chief judge. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 7/16/19. Read the article
 

Joan Gabel takes over as University of Minnesota president

Alumna Joan T.A. Gabel (J.D.'93) was featured in the Minnesota Daily regarding her new post as president of the University of Minnesota System. The story was written by Michelle Griffith and published 7/1/19. Read the article
 

New Court of Appeals Chief Judge McFadden Embarks on 'Challenging' Path, Follows 'Twitter Laureate'

Alumnus Christopher J. McFadden (J.D.'85) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his new position as chief judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals. The story was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 6/25/19. Read the article

Distinguished Leader: Judge Horace Johnson Jr.

Alumnus Horace Johnson Jr. was featured in the Daily Report regarding being named a "Distinguished Leader" by the publication. The article written by Jonathan Ringel and was published 6/19/19. Read the article
 

US Senate Confirms Judge Boulee to Federal Court

Alumnus Jean-Paul "J.P." Boulee (J.D.'96) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his appointment to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 6/12/19. Read the article 
 

Kemp Names 4 Superior Court Judges

Alumnus Jeffery O. Monroe (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his appointment to the Macon Judicial Circuit Superior Court. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 5/31/19. Read the article
 

FBI's Chris Wray Picks Another King & Spalding Partner as Next Chief of Staff

Alumnus Paul B. Murphy (J.D.'88) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his new post as chief of staff at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The article written by R. Robin McDonald was published 5/29/19. Read the article
 

Lifetime Achievement: TSYS' Sanders Griffith loyal to clients, company and Georgia

Alumnus G. Sanders Griffith III (J.D.'77) was featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle regarding his receipt of the publication's Corporate Counsel Lifetime Achievement Award. The article was written by H.M. Cauley and published 5/10/19. Read the article
 

Questions for the Bench: Judge Christian Coomer of the Georgia Court of Appeals

Alumnus Christian A. Coomer (J.D.'99) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his judgeship on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 5/6/19. Read the article
 

Robert Benham and his 1984 appointment with Georgia history

Alumnus Robert Benham (J.D.'70) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his upcoming retirement from the Georgia Supreme Court. It was written by Jim Galloway and published 5/3/19. Read the article
 

Ex-Atlanta Lawyer Talks About Top Legal Job at Whole Foods

Alumna Heather C. Stern (J.D.'02) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her role as senior vice president for legal affairs and general counsel at Whole Foods. The article was written by Kristen Rasmussen and published 4/30/19. Read the article
 

Phi Kappa unveils new portrait of first African-American president in debate hall

Alumnus Jeffery O. Monroe (J.D.'00) was featured in The Red & Black regarding his portrait being installed in UGA's Phi Kappa Hall to honor him for being the first African-American president of the literary society. The article was written by Savannah Sicurella and published 4/20/19. Read the article
 

Riner takes charge of the 166th Airlift Wing; From attendant to commander

Alumna Carla D. Riner (J.D.'08) was featured in the News Journal regarding her becoming the leader of the Delaware Air National Guard 166th Airlift Wing. The article was written by Jessica Bies and published 4/19/19. Read the article
 

James Reap to receive top US/ICOMOS award

Alumnus James K. Reap (J.D.'76) has received the Ann Webster Smith Award for extraordinary and sustained achievement in support of conserving the world's cultural heritage by US/ICOMOS, the United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. Read the release
 

55 Years Later, Lawyer Will Again Argue Over Redistricting Before Supreme Court

Alumnus Emmet J. Bondurant II (LL.B.'60) was featured on NPR for his efforts relating to redistricting that have allowed him to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court. The article was written by Johnny Kauffman and published 3/24/19. Read the article 
 

Visionary Halpern Ensures Family Company Future

Alumnus Jack N. Halpern (J.D.'75) was featured in the Atlanta Jewish Times regarding his leadership role at Halpern Enterprises. The article was written by Maria Caller Jaffe and published 3/20/19. Read the article
 

Child sex abuse victims in Georgia face powerful foes

Alumnus Marlan B. Wilbanks (J.D.'86) was featured in The Brunswick News regarding his role in creating the law school's Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic and its work representing survivors of child sexual abuse. The article was written by Dick Yarbrough and published 3/6/19. Read the article
 

Questions for the Bench: Judge Elizabeth Gobeil of the Georgia Court of Appeals

Alumna Elizabeth Gobeil (J.D.'95) was featured in the Daily Report regarding her Georgia Court of Appeals judgeship. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 3/1/19. Read the article
 

Q&A Harold Melton Chief Justice, Georgia Supreme Court

Alumnus Harold D. Melton (J.D.'91) was featured in Georgia Trend magazine regard his role of chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. The article was written by Susan Percy and published 2/27/19. Read the article
 

Harold Melton: All Rise

Alumnus Harold D. Melton (J.D.'91) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his position as chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. The article was written by Leigh Beeson and published 2/28/19. Read the article
 

From General Counsel to Chief Transformation Officer: What Can Happen When You 'Never Say No'

Alumnus Shyam K. Reddy (J.D.'00) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his path to chief transformation officer of BlueLinx Corp. The article was written by Kristen Rasmussen and published 2/19/19. Read the article
 

Chief Justice Talks Up Volunteer Lawyers in State of the Judiciary

Alumnus Harold D. Melton (J.D.'91) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his first State of the Judiciary address given as the chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. In his speech, he mentioned the law school's "Be Kind Fund," established in memory of his predecessor and mentor P. Harris Hines. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 2/19/19.  Read the article
 

Questions for the Bench: Judge Steve Goss of the Court of Appeals

Alumnus Stephen S. "Steve" Goss (J.D.'86) was featured in the Daily Report's new series "Questions for the Bench" due to his position on the Georgia Court of Appeals. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and published 2/14/19. Read the article
 

Former Congressman Jack Brinkley dies in Columbus at 88

Alumnus Jack T. Brinkley (J.D.'59) was remembered by Georgiapol.com regarding his life of service as a member of our country's military and as a U.S. congressman. He passed away on 1/23/19 at the age of 88. The article was written by Theresa Garcia Robertson and published 1/23/19. Read the article
 

Hodges Gets a Little Roasting - and a Big Hug - at Investiture

Alumnus Kenneth B. "Ken" Hodges III (J.D.'91) was featured in the Daily Report regarding his Georgia Court of Appeals investiture ceremony. The article was written by Katheryn Tucker and published 1/16/19. Read the article

 

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