Jeanette Fricks-Chavez

Congratulations to third-year student B. Jeanette Fricks-Chavez for being selected as one of UGA’s Top 100 student employees of the year. She works in the Alexander Campbell King Law Library and was recognized at a university-wide luncheon during April.

Liz Hammond

Congratulations to second-year student Carolyn E. "Liz" Hammond for being selected as a 2024 Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellow. The fellowship program, facilitated by the University of Michigan Law School, is committed to inspiring the best and brightest law students to pursue careers in child welfare law. After attending a retreat in May, she will spend at least 10 weeks in a child welfare law internship this summer.

N'Guessan "Clement" Kouame

Congratulations to LL.M. student N'Guessan "Clement" Kouame who received a scholarship from the International Law Association to attend the ILA’s 81st Biennial Conference in Athens, Greece, during the summer of 2024.

ellen clarke, tom harrold, ken dious and lisa godbey wood

The University of Georgia School of Law recently honored four graduates for their service during an Awards Dinner at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. I. Kenneth “Ken” Dious, Thomas J. “Tom” Harrold Jr. and Lisa Godbey Wood received the Law School Association’s highest honor – the Distinguished Service Scroll Award – for their outstanding dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school. Additionally, Ellen R. Clarke was presented with the Young Alumni/Alumnae of Excellence Award.

First year moot court competition participants

Congratulations to first-year students Emma Rose Bagwell and Frank L.O. Easterlin and to all of the other participants who made the 2024 First-year Moot Court Competition a great success. The final round was judged by UGA President Jere W. Morehead, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Elizabeth L. Branch and U.S. District Court Judge Steve C. Jones. Bagwell was named champion and received the Morehead Best Oralist Award, while Easterlin finished the tournament as finalist.