Ashley McMahan Wins STLA Honor

ATLANTA—Student Trial Lawyer Association member Ashley McMahan earned the Best Advocate Award recently at the Annual William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition in Atlanta. The event is hosted by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.

McMahan describes the award as her “proudest moment at Georgia State College of Law.”

“It’s nice to… more »

Hogue Op-Ed on Obama’s First Year

ATLANTA—Georgia State University College of Law Professor L. Lynn Hogue was one of four scholars asked recently by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to share their views on what President Barack Obama must do to ensure his first term is a success.

Below is the text of the piece, which was published in the January 17 edition… more »

Justice Nahmias Visits Federalist Society

ATLANTA—Georgia Supreme Court Justice David E. Nahmias will speak at Georgia State University College of Law from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, in room 170 of the Urban Life Building. Food will be served, and the event is open to the public. The event is presented by The Federalist Society.

Justice Nahmias was appointed… more »

Jessica Gabel comments on rise in Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in north Georgia

Posted On January 10, 2010
Categories Faculty, News, Uncategorized Tags

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jessica Gabel told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a recent rise in Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in north Georgia highlights the continued drag of the recesssion.

According to the July 30 article by Péralte C. Paul, Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, in which companies liquidate completely or consumers… more »

Alumni among Daily Report’s lawyers under 40 whose stars are rising

Posted On January 10, 2010
Categories Alumni, News, Uncategorized

Two Georgia State University College of Law alumni, Barbara Marschalk and J. Matthew Maguire, Jr., were among 12 Atlanta area attorneys recognized in the Fulton County Daily Report’s annual list of lawyers who are on the rise.

Marschalk, a partner at Drew Eckl & Farnham and an adjunct professor in the law school’s Litigation Program, graduated… more »