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 Connect members of its community – including faculty, staff, students and alumni/alumnae – with each other and with distinguished jurists, legal practitioners and lawyers, corporate leaders, public servants and world-class scholars in pursuit of its vision to provide a first-rate legal education – which includes quality hands-on educational experiences and service to state and society – as well as employment for its students and graduates.

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.

These law schools aced the job market in 2022

The School of Law was featured in a Reuters article regarding its Class of 2022 full-time, long-term bar pass required employment rate of nearly 95%. The article was written by Karen Sloan and published 4/27/23.

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.

McIntyre wins First-year Moot Court Competition

Congratulations to first-year students Mona E. Abboud and Garfield A. McIntyre Jr. and to all of the other participants who made the 2023 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 Jill A.

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