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Messages from the Dean 2024

header picScholarship endowed in memory of Robert Robinson

Son honors veteran father with law school scholarship

A Message from Dean Bo Rutledge

Prof. Dan Coenen honored with scholarship

Four graduates honored with awards

Back-to-back strong showing at #20 by U.S. News

Scates family establishes Double Dawg scholarship

Graduates create scholarship named for David Shipley

Andy and Janice Davis Family Scholarship to support Scouts and Northwest Georgians

Thorpe family pledges support for Community HeLP Clinic

Messages from the Dean 2023

header picUGA Law redefines what it means to be a great nat'l law school

2023 Dean's Report

Hendersons support scholarships in memory of Edith House

School of Law honors our military this Veterans Day

Join us for the 2023 Homecoming BBQ!

UGA Law selected #1 ROI in legal education

Redefining what it means to be a great national law school

2023 Advocate now available!

Record-setting class enrolls at the School of Law

Memorial fund established in honor of David Ralston

Another Milestone

Matching funds from UGA Foundation help create $500,000 in new endowed scholarships

Goddard Foundation bolsters support for veterans

Phillips-Sawyer named inaugural Wilson Professor in Business Law

School of Law establishes five scholarships with help of UGA Foundation partnership

Perryman family creates scholarship to blend science with the law

Evert family creates fund supporting Veterans Legal Clinic operations



Messages from the Dean 2022

header pic2022 Dean's Report

Redefining What It Means to Be a Great National Public Law School

Saluting Our Veterans

2022 Advocate now available

National Champions: #1 in the Nation for High Value Jobs 

School of Law Enrolls Most Academically Credentialled J.D. Class in History

Anonymous Giving Helps Fulfill Vision of Being the Best Return on Investment in Legal Education

Alumnus Furthers Support of Student-Athletes Seeking Law Degrees

Friends Establish Scholarship in Memory of Randy Quintrell

Former Georgia Law Review Editors Make Gift Honoring Journal's Significance

2001 Graduate Supports First-generation Students

Former Students and Colleagues Establish Scholarship Honoring Longtime Professor Tom Eaton

Douglas Family Pledges Additional Funds to Continue Student Support

Major Gift from Renowned Trial Attorney Jim Butler Enhances Support for Veterans

Summer Public Interest Funding Grows with New Marquee Fellowship


Messages from the Dean 2021

header pic2021 Dean's Report

Univ of GA Law a best return in legal education

Former Supreme Court justice to assume Sanders Chair

UGA School of Law Advocate 2021 issue is now online!

Law scholarship to honor legacy of court pioneer

School of Law names rotunda after first Black graduate

New endowed scholarship fund named for Benham to benefit those with commitment to legally underserved communities

Loudermilks establish Distinguished Law Fellowship named for Kurtz

The best return on investment in legal education

In Memoriam: Carter Chair Emeritus R. Perry Sentell Jr.

In Memoriam: Dean Edward D. "Ned" Spurgeon


Messages from the Dean 2020

header picUGA Law 2020 Dean's Report

Univ. of Ga law school tops on return on investment

Univ. of Ga. School of Law named three-time Best Value

UGA Law named Back-to-Back-to-Back Best Value

UGA law school Advocate is now online

Fund honors law school's first Black graduate

UGA School of Law a leader in bar passage

UGA School of Law wins National Moot Court Competition


Messages from the Dean 2019

header pic2019 Dean's Report

Back-to-back Best Value Law School

UGA School of Law named best value in legal education

$1 million gift to support Family Justice Clinic, scholarships

$1 million gift to law school will fund student scholarships

Law firm establishes scholarship in honor of Casey

UGA School of Law is on the rise and building momentum

$3 million gift to UGA School of Law will transform first-generation student experiences

UGA School of Law advances its mission



Messages from the Dean

2018 Dean's Report




newsletter headerIn Memoriam: Alan Watson

UGA School of Law leading the way

UGA School of Law grads record highest state bar passage rate for fifth consecutive year

UGA School of Law named best value in legal education



newsletter picDecember 2018 issue
School of Law named best in nation for return on investment; UGA law grads record highest state bare passage rate for fifth consecutive year; 20 jurists interact with law students during 2018; DSS Awards and Law Clinics@50 to highlight Alumni/Alumnae Weekend; Jones delivers commencement speech and is honored with portrait; World-class scholars; Spotlights: Second-year student Amber Greenaway and alumnus Doug Ashworth (J.D.'87); Class Notes and In Memoriam; In Memoriam: P. Harris Hines; In Memoriam: Alan Watson; Upcoming events.


header picSeptember 2018 issue

Veterans Legal Clinic opens; Wilbanks CEASE Clinic makes history; Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case in the 11the Circuit, students argue two more cases; Alumnus becomes chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court; Law Clinics @ 50; UGA climbs to 13th in U.S. News & World Report rankings; World-class scholars; Spotlight: Tyler Love (J.D.'09) and Eric Roden (J.D.'12); Class Notes and In Memoriam; In Memoriam: Callaway Chair Emeritus Verner F. Chaffin; Upcoming events.


header picMay 2018 issue

Advocacy teams add two wins to 2017-18 season, finishing with three national titles and coveted state trophy; Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham to deliver 2018 Commencement address; School of Law graduates lead the state in employment opportunities; Jones honored with UGA's Alumni Merit Award; Former deputy attorneys general, Regent among honorees at Fourth Annual Alumni/Alumnae Weekend; World-class scholars; Student Spotlight: Second-year student Lindsey Bunting; Class Notes and In Memoriam; Upcoming events.


March 2018 issue

Sally Yates delivers 36th Edith House Lecture; National title and strong finishes in advocacy/negotiation; Harvey named a law student of the year by National Jurist; Seasoned expert to lead law school's Veterans Legal Services Clinic; Alumnus donates art collection to law school; World-class faculty; Student Spotlight: Third-year student Harris R. Mason; Class Notes and In Memoriam; In Memoriam: Peter Appel and Upcoming events.



header picJanuary 2018 issue

Fulfilling the dream; School of Law scores high on Supreme Court clerkships and bar passage rates; Benham Scholars Program to enhance diversity in legal education, profession; Baradaran named associate dean for strategic initiatives; Awards to be presented to Thompson, Waters & Yates during Alumni/Alumnae Weekend; Wilbanks CEASE Clinic to host conference focusing on advocacy for abuse survivors; Law school expands platform in Atlanta; Adding to your legal team?; World-class faculty; Student Spotlight: Third-year student Blake Ogden; Class Notes and In Memoriam; Upcoming events.



Messages from the Dean

deans report pic2017 Dean's Report

Who is the University of Georgia School of Law?; Preparing the next generation of lawyers and leaders; Connecting students, scholarships and stakeholders; Producing leaders who are making an impact; YOU are the University of Georgia School of Law.


bar passage message picUGA School of Law tops state bar exam passage rates for fourth year




header picGeorgia Law continues to be recognized for its excellence






header photoAugust 2017 issue

School of Law welcomes its newest students; Law school creates Veterans Legal Services Clinic, renowned alumnus contributes lead gift; Record-breaking public interest fellowships; World-class faculty; Student Spotlight: Second-year student Kristin Kennedy Williams; Class Notes and In Memoriam and Upcoming events.



may header picMay 2017 issue

Three national titles in 10 days and a victory in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; Alumni/alumnae and supporters receive significant honors; School sees improvement in employment stats and continues to be recognized as for its return on investment; Hunstein to deliver Commencement keynote; Faculty highlights; Student spotlight: Second-year student Shayla J. Bivins; Class Notes & In Memoriam and Upcoming events.


March 2017 issue

New York Times recognizes Georgia Law as a great return on investment; Adams and Hicks win national Scribes Brief-Writing Award; Bishop argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; Law firm honors parnter and legal leader with endowed scholarship; UGA presents President's Medal Kurtz; Law school to honor distinguished grads during annual Alumni/Alumnae Weekend; Wilbanks CEASE Clinic holds its first conference; Faculty highlights; Spotlight: Second-year student Taryn P. Winston; Class Notes & In Memoriam; Upcoming events.



Messages from the Dean

deans report image2016 Dean's Report

A strong foundation of ideas and thought leadership; World-class practice preparation; An unwavering focus on service; Quality legal education at a good value; What is your commitment?



georgia WILL headerGeorgia Law launches women's leadership initiative
In celebration of its own women leaders and in an effort to nurture women who will lead in the future, the University of Georgia School of Law this year is spearheading Georgia WILL (Georgia Women in Law Lead).



message from the dean headerWomen's leadership initiative, jurists in residence, inaugural fellows help usher in a new year at Georgia Law

Georgia Women in Law Lead highlights pathbreakers; Jurists bring real world experience to the classroom; Inaugural class of distinguished law fellows named; Mentor program creates new level of student support; Faculty influence legal discussion and policy, receive multiple fellowships and grants



header picDecember 2016 issue

Courtroom dedicated in honor of Butler family; Students argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Fourth and D.C. Circuits; Federal judge discusses process of sentencing; Two professors win national scholarship awards; Two professors elected to prestigious organizations; Commit to Georgia campaign launches with focus on students; Mentoring program deemed a success; Spotlight: Second-year Tyler M. Sandifer; Spotlight: Alumnus Neil H. Wasser (J.D.'80); Class Notes & In Memoriam; Upcoming Events.


header picAugust 2016 issue

Alston Distinguished Law Fellows named; Five jurists, including a U.S. Supreme Court justice, teach law courses; Georgia Law launches mentor program; Entering class boasts highest median GPA in history; Faculty highlights; Spotlight: Third-year student Hannah S. Sells; Class Notes & In Memoriam; Upcoming Events.


header picMay 2016 issue

Georgia Law students and Appellate Litigation Clinic secure rare presidential clemency grant for indigent client; Advocacy teams sweep intrastate competition and post strong finishes nationally and internationally; Justice Thomas, Deputy Attorney Yates, a federal judge, a state representative and a legal scholar serve as spring speakers; Faculty accomplishments; Alumni/Alumnae Weekend highlights; Spotlight: Timothy C. "Tim" Batten Sr. (J.D.'84); Spotlight: Third-year student David T. "Ty" Adams; Class Notes & In Memoriam; Upcoming Events including Commencement (5/21) and Homecoming (10/15); The Georgia Law Challenge.

header picFebruary 2016 issue

Elite fellowship created with Goddard Foundation gift; Alumna chosen to lead Wilbanks CEASE clinic; Georgia Law in Atlanta begins operation; Team wins Craven national moot court competition; Would you like to serve as a career resource for students?; Spotlight: Michael L. "Mike" McGlamry (J.D.'82); Spotlight: Third-year student Eleanor "Keith" Emanuel; Class Notes & In Memoriam; Verdicts and Settlements; Upcoming Events including Alumni/Alumnae Weekend (March 18-19).



Messages from the Dean

deans list2015 Dean's Report

Delivering first-rate legal training; Fostering world-class ideas; Serving our state and nation; A good value that affords opportunity; The year ahead.



header imageA medal, an acclaimed book & $6 million in gifts

ALI Young Scholars Medal Winner; Acclaimed book on future of banking; Fourteen experiential learning opportunities; Former students donate almost $6 million in gifts and pledges.           



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