School of Law ranks high for employment

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Employment statistics for the Class of 2020 place the School of Law at 8th in the nation for federal clerkships and 16th 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, which will help them become future leaders for state and society.


Henneberger featured on UGA Today

Monday, April 26, 2021

Director of Information Technology Jim Henneberger was featured on UGA Today as part of the university's Unsung Hero series. The article titled "Adapting technology to serve students during the pandemic" was written by Jill Hamilton and published 4/25/21.


Community HeLP and First Amendment clinics earn national award

Friday, April 23, 2021

The law school’s Community Health Law Partnership Clinic and First Amendment Clinic – together with four other clinics from Harvard, Columbia, Texas A&M and Boston universities – were recognized for their work representing women who allegedly endured abusive gynecological treatments and medical neglect while in the custody of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement as well as retaliation for speaking out about that and other abuse. The Clinical Legal Education Association established the Award for Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project to “honor and recognize a case or project that truly contributes to the public good.”


Business Law Clinic receives state bar's A Business Commitment Award

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Congratulations to the law school's Business Law Clinic for receiving the State Bar of Georgia's 2020 A Business Commitment Award presented by the bar's Access to Justice Committee and Pro Bono Resource Center. The honor recognizes the clinic for "its extensive business law services to the nonprofit community in Georgia, particularly in the challenging economic climate of the COVID-19 pandemic." Associate Clinical Professor Willow Tracy serves as the clinic's director.


Finley and Stuart receive the state bar's Law School Excellence Award

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Congratulations to third-year students M. Paige Finley and Peyton R. Stuart for receiving the State Bar of Georgia's 2020 Law School Excellence Award presented by the bar's Access to Justice Committee and Pro Bono Resource Center. The honor recognizes law students who have "excelled in participation in support of a civil pro bono or legal aid program" or have "been instrumental in the development of a civil pro bono program satisfying previously unmet civil needs or extended services to underserved segments of the population."  

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