Media Guide

Please use this site to search our database of faculty members and their areas of expertise. You can search by name (listed alphabetically below) or by subject area. Contact information and a brief biography are available by clicking on the links provided.
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Eleanor Crosby Lanier
Managing Attorney, Mediation Practicum
ADA Mediation, Civil Mediation, Domestic Mediation, Domestic Violence Mediation, Elder Care Mediation, Elder Law & Policy Mediation, Employment Mediation, Juvenile Mediation, Mediation - Ga. Rules & Practice, Probate, Public Policy Mediation, Special Education Mediation

Elizabeth Weeks Leonard
Professor of Law
Affordable Care Act, Health Care Finance, Health Care Reform, Health Law, State Health Laws & Policy, Torts

Hillel Y. Levin
Associate Professor of Law & Georgia Law in Atlanta Director
Administrative Law, Church and State, Discrimination/Equal Protection Law, Education Law (home schooling), Education Law (student rights), Education Law (tax credits), Education Law (vouchers), Free Speech, Lawyering Theory, Legislative/Administrative Process, Religious Freedom, Same sex marriage, U.S. Supreme Court

Timothy Meyer
Associate Professor of Law
Climate Change, Constitutional Law, Energy Law, International Business Transactions, International Environmental Law, International Investment Law, International Trade

Joseph S. Miller
Professor of Law
Telecommunications Law, Antitrust, Copyright, Patent Law, Trademark Law

Lisa Milot
Associate Professor of Law
Estate Planning, Property, Real Estate, Regulation of the Human Body, Trusts & Estates

Carol Morgan
Business Law and Ethics Program Instructor
Buisness Negotiations, Business Ethics, In-house Council, Mergers & Acquisitions, Transactional Skills Programs in Law Schools

Curtis C. Nesset
Legal Research & Writing Instructor and Director of Capital Assistance Project
Capital Punishment, Legal Research & Writing

Pennie Peck
Legal Research & Writing Instructor
Appellate Practice, Legal Research & Writing, The Law of Ethics & Lawyering

Lori A. Ringhand
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law
Constitutional Law, Election Law, State & Local Government Law, U.S. Supreme Court Confirmation Process, U.S. Supreme Court Voting Practices

Usha Rodrigues
Associate Dean for Faculty Development & M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law
Securities Regulation, Contracts, Corporate Governance, Corporations, Entrepreneurship, LLCs, Partnerships, Venture Financing

Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge
Dean & Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law
Arbitration, Civil Procedure, International Arbitration, International Business Transactions, International Litigation, U.S. Supreme Court

Logan E. Sawyer III
Associate Professor of Law
Corporations, Legal History, The Law of Ethics & Lawyering

Alexander W. Scherr
Associate Professor & Director of Civil Clinics
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Clinical Education, Counseling & Negotiation, Evidence, Landlord/Tenant Law, Lawyering Theory, Mediation, Mental Health Law, Poverty Law, Public Interest Law

R. Perry Sentell Jr.
Marion and W. Colquitt Carter Chair in Tort and Insurance Law Emeritus

David E. Shipley
Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Law
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Legal Education, Remedies

James C. Smith
John Byrd Martin Chair of Law
Housing Law, Land Use Law, Mortgage Fraud, Real Estate, Secured Transactions, Water Law

Thomas "T.J." Striepe
Faculty Services Librarian

Travis M. Trimble
Legal Research & Writing Instructor
Legal Research & Writing

Christian Turner
Associate Professor of Law
Land Use Law, Lawyering Theory, Legislation, Property, Regulation of Information

Camilla E. Watson
Professor of Law
Tax Crimes, Tax Practice & Procedure

Carol A. Watson
Director of the Law Library
Open Access to Legal Information, Emerging Library & Legal Technology, Institutional Repositories, Law Libraries, Legal Research

Michael L. Wells
Marion and W. Colquitt Carter Chair in Tort and Insurance Law
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Litigation, Federal Courts, Insurance, Torts

Sonja R. West
Associate Professor of Law
Constitutional Law, Media Law, Same sex marriage, U.S. Supreme Court

Cathleen S. Wharton
Director, Legal Research & Writing
Legal Research & Writing