Ashrawi receives prestigious Equal Justice Works Fellowship

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Congratulations to 2021 graduate Raneem Ashrawi for receiving an Equal Justice Works Fellowship, which is considered one of the most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowships in the country. As an EJW Fellow, she will advocate for Georgia youth with behavioral and mental health needs by advancing their access to the preventive care and reasonable accommodations to which they are entitled under federal law.

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice to deliver 2021 School of Law Commencement address

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton will deliver the University of Georgia School of Law’s 2021 Commencement address May 22 in Stegeman Coliseum, with social distancing measures in place. Approximately 215 students will be eligible to participate in this year’s ceremony for Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L) candidates. The ticketed event will start at 10 a.m. with social distancing measures and the university’s Clear Bag Policy in effect. 

Testa receives national outstanding clinic student award

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Congratulations to third-year student Patrick D. Testa for receiving a Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Clinic Student Award for his "excellence in clinic fieldwork" and "exceptionally thoughtful, self-reflective participation in an accompanying clinic seminar." Testa participated in the school's Veterans Legal Clinic for three semesters. 

Ewulonu receives EJW Public Interest Award

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Congratulations to third-year student Nneka I. Ewulonu for being selected for an Equal Justice Works 2021 Regional Public Interest Award. Chosen from 75 applications, Ewulonu is one of eight students recognized for their exemplary commitment to public interest law and pro bono work. 

Free virtual legal clinic for veterans June 5

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A free virtual legal clinic for Georgia veterans will happen on Saturday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Veterans in Northwest Georgia can access the clinic in person in Dalton, Georgia. Veterans from other parts of the state can connect by webcam or telephone. The Georgia Veterans Outreach Project offers legal advice on issues important to veterans. These include veterans and military benefits, as well as consumer, family, housing and other civil issues. Veterans must register in advance.