The University of Georgia School of Law is redefining what it means to be a great national public law school. The following news items demonstrate the School of Law community’s commitment to providing Service to State and Society – including world-class, hands-on, purpose-driven educational experiences – while also supporting the school’s vision to be the best return on investment in legal education.

Wayne featured on ABC News

First-year student Gordon Wayne was featured on ABC News regarding his 500-mile walk to fundraise for the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

Community HeLP Clinic team featured in preLaw

The 2022-23 School of Law Community Health Law Partnership Clinic team was featured in preLaw magazine regarding the clinic's legal counseling and community service as well as its high rankings in health law. Notably, the School of Law earned a ranking of A in health law.

100% of first-gen and veterans receive aid

The School of Law is pleased to share that once again 100% of the first-generation college graduates and military veterans enrolled in its Juris Doctor program are receiving aid.

A conversation with President Jere W. Morehead

School of Law alumnus and UGA President Jere W. Morehead (J.D.'80) was featured in Georgia Magazine regarding his ten years of service as president, the highlights from the past decade and where the university is headed.

McClain named finalist for Pro Bono Publico Award

Congratulations to 2023 graduate Taylor McClain, who was selected as a 2022-23 Merit Distinction Finalist for the National Association for Law Placement's PSJD Pro Bono Publico Award.

Waller becomes president of NALP

During April, Assistant Dean for Career Development Tony Waller became the president of NALP (the National Association for Law Placement), an international association of over 3,000 legal career professionals who advise law students, lawyers, law offices and law schools.

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