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.

Veterans Legal Clinic helps veterans claim more than $3 million in benefits

The Veterans Legal Clinic has helped approximately 800 veterans and their family members claim more than $3 million in additional benefits during its first five years of operation. The clinic – which primarily assists former Georgia military members with claims before the U.S.

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.

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