Ed Sumner Memorial Fund -

The purpose of the Fund is to provide support to rising second- or third-year law students who intend to work in a legal position in either of the following ways: •

  • Representing a city or county in civil matters in the office of an attorney representing a Georgia city or county as the city or county attorney 
  • Representing the Georgia Municipal Association in matters involving cities and/or consolidated governments

Recipients will be selected by a committee consisting of at least two out of three of the following:

  • One or more faculty members chosen by the Dean with knowledge of the most qualified candidates
  • A person designated by the General Counsel of the Georgia Municipal Association
  • An officer of the City Attorneys section of the Georgia Municipal Association or a person designated by the section
Ways to Give
  • Mail:
    • Check payable to: UGA Foundation
      For: Ed Sumner Memorial Fund (72469003)

      University of Georgia School of Law
      Law School Advancement Office
      225 Herty Drive
      Athens, GA 30602-6012
  • Online - One-time or recurring gift options via debit/credit card
  • Phone:
  • Stock or Wire Transfer Instructions:
    • Available upon request
Fund Type
Student Scholarship

The Law School Advancement Office welcomes the opportunity to talk with donors about making gifts to existing funds or creating new funds to benefit the law school.

For more information, please contact the Law School Advancement Office at
(706) 542-7639 or lawgifts@uga.edu.