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’s commitment to building Authentic Relationships within its community – between faculty, staff, students and alumni/alumnae – as well as with distinguished jurists, legal practitioners and lawyers, corporate leaders, public servants and world-class scholars in pursuit of its vision to be the best return on investment in legal education with world-class, hands-on, purpose-driven educational experiences for its students.

In Memoriam: Kathryn Jo "Kathy" T. Burkes

The School of Law regrets to announce former employee Kathryn Jo "Kathy" T. Burkes passed away December 27, 2019. She worked at UGA from March 1993 to April 2002. During that time she served as an administrative assistant in the school's advocacy office.

School of Law achieves new milestone

The University of Georgia School of Law has reached another milestone as it seeks to redefine what it means to be a great national public law school – one that offers a world-class, hands-on, purpose-driven educational experience while never surrendering its commitment to accessibility. 

Honoring those who passed away in the last year

Twenty-seven University of Georgia students, faculty and staff members who have died since April 2022 - including two members of the School of Law community - will be honored at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service on May 2 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the UGA Chapel.

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