School of Law among the best in the nation for employment

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Employment statistics for the Class of 2019 place the School of Law at 9th in the nation for “gold-standard” full-time law jobs, 9th for federal clerkships and 13th for jobs requiring bar passage or where a J.D. is considered an advantage, according to Law.com.  Statistics are based on employment 10 months after graduation and underscore the first-rate training our students receive and employers prefer.  


Ewulonu selected for EJW Regional Public Interest Award

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Congratulations to second-year student Nneka I. Ewulonu for being selected as an Equal Justice Works 2020 Regional Public Interest Award winner. She is one of eight law students from law schools across the country chosen for their exemplary commitment to public interest law and pro bono work. 


Business Law Clinic helps protect butterflies

Friday, May 1, 2020

The Business Law Clinic achieved a significant victory for an unusual beneficiary when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved an innovative conservation agreement that created partnerships to maintain monarch butterflies’ habitats. This voluntary conservation effort is being viewed as a creative solution to combat the monarch’s decline, according to Business Law Clinic Director Willow Tracy.


Free Tenants' Rights Webinar

Thursday, April 23, 2020

If your income has been impacted by COVID-19 and you are struggling to pay rent, plan to register for a free Tenants’ Rights Webinar to be held May 9 at 10 a.m. Organized by the Athens Access to Justice Initiative, the University of Georgia School of Law and the Georgia Legal Services Program, the webinar will consist of two parts: presentations from local lawyers and a question and answer session. The online sign-up form - located at https://tinyurl.com/y89vnye7 - has a space for participants to submit questions prior to the program. 


2020 UGA Honors & Awards, including the law school's Lanier and Shedd

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Since the 1930s, the University of Georgia has set aside a special time each year to recognize the achievements of its students, faculty, staff and alumni. That tradition is known as Honors Week. This year's honorees include the law school's Associate Dean for Clinical Programs and Experiential Learning Eleanor Crosby Lanier with a Hill Award for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service and Outreach and alumnus Peter Shedd (J.D.'77), a UGA Terry College of Business emeritus professor of legal studies, with the 2020 Faculty Service Award. 

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