March 2015 – June 2017

March 31 : Tuesday

Urban Fellows Lecture: Dr. Chris Nelson, From Smart Growth to the New Urban Economics.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Classes Faculty Metro Growth Students

Dr. Chris Nelson, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Discovery at the University of Arizona College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, will present From Smart Growth to the New Urban Economics.
This lecture is open to all…

April 2 : Thursday

What Classes Should I Take? Curriculum Planning Program Featuring Suggestions from Your Professors

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Classes Faculty Lawyer Skills Students

Wondering what classes you should take? Are there some electives that the faculty would strongly encourage you to take, regardless of your career aspirations? Are there some electives that you should try to take as 2Ls rather than as 3Ls,…

April 6 : Monday

SBA Keynote Speaker Lunch with Justice Leah Ward Sears

Georgia State Law and the Student Bar Association host former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears on “Dr. Seuss on Public Service,” for the 2015 Law Week keynote.
Come hear a dynamic speaker and trailblazer in the legal community!
Lunch will…

Family Law Society with Michael Manely (J.D. ’89)

The Family Law Society presents Michael Manely (J.D. ’89), founding attorney of the Manely Law Firm, on “Challenging Georgia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban: The Case and it’s Implications” for Law Week.
Lunch provided by Maggiano’s

April 7 : Tuesday

IP Law Society Lunch with Paul McGowan

The Intellectual Property Law Society presents Paul McGowan, partner with Troutman Sanders, on Patent Litigation and Post-Grant Review.
Lunch provided.

Environmental Law Society Career Panel

The Environmental Law Society presents a career panel featuring
Nichole Kibert, in-house counsel for Beazer Homes
Richard A. Horder (M.B.A. ’77), partner at Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laester LLP
Steve Caley, senior attorney at Greenlaw
Food provided.

Health Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta With Jason Bring (J.D. ’98)

The Health Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta presents Jason Bring (J.D. ’98) for Law Week.
Food provided.

April 8 : Wednesday

Honors Day Luncheon

Honors Day Luncheon celebrates the achievements of Georgia State Law students during Law Week.
Food provided.
For more information, Vickie Dye at 404-413-9024  or

Hispanic Student Bar Association Immigration Law Panel

The Hispanic Student Bar Association presents an Law Week Immigration Law Panel with
Judge Madeleine Garcia with the Atlanta Immigration Court
Judge Earle Wilson with the Orlando Immigration Court
Morris Onyewuchi, Department of Homeland Security assistant chief counsel
Dustin Baxter,…

April 9 : Thursday

Estate Planning & Wealth Management Society Panel

The Estate Planning & Wealth Management Society present a Law Week panel on “Celebrities Estate Issues and How they Could be Avoided,” featuring
Sam Donaldson, professor of law
Mary F. Radford, professor of law
Lunch provided

Federalist Society Presents Judge Stephen Dillard

The Federalist Society presents Judge Stephen Dillard with Court of Appeals of Georgia on “Demystifying the Inner Workings and Culture of the Georgia Court of Appeals” during Law Week.
Lunch provided by Sweet Auburn BBQ.

Public Interest Law Association Presents Michael Lucas

PILA presents Michael Lucas, deputy director of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, for its SOAR Luncheon during Law Week.
Lunch provided by Chipotle

April 10 : Friday

ICLS & AALSA with Judge Tatsuo Okuda

International and Comparative Law Society and Asian American Law Students present Judge Tatsuo Okuda on “The Differences between Japanese and American Law” for Law Week.
Lunch provided. (tbd)

April 14 : Tuesday

Understanding the Vaccine Debates — Part 2: Ross Silverman

It’s A Small World After All: Law, Politics, and Immunization Policy
Public health law scholar Ross D. Silverman, J.D., M.P.H., will examine the history and state of vaccination requirements across the United States, describe the impact of exemptions on the…

April 15 : Wednesday

Urban Fellows Lecture: Helmut Aust, Shining Cities on the Hill

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Classes Faculty Metro Growth Students

Dr. Helmut Philipp Aust, Senior Research Fellow at Humboldt University Faculty of Law in Berlin, Germany will present Shining Cities on the Hill?   Cities, Climate Change and International Law.
This event is open to all faculty and students at…

May 15 : Friday

College of Law Commencement and Hooding Ceremony

This event is is on the main (3rd) level of the Sports Arena.  Main level seating is first-come, first-served from 3:00-4:15. To avoid disruption of the event, entry will be restricted to the upper level after 4:15. Guests are not…

June 4 : Thursday

Alumni Happy Hour

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Alumni College Events Faculty

GSU LAW ALUMNI are encouraged to catch up with fellow alumni at our Summer Happy Hour at Gordon Biersch, Buckhead.
Address:   3242 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA   30305.
Reservations are appreciated, but not required to Vickie Dye at…

June 7 : Wednesday

Health Law Professors Conference 2017

SAVE THE DATE for the 2017 Health Law Professors Conference cosponsored by the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law and the American Society of Law, Medicine  & Ethics.
For additional information, please contact…

Dr. Arthur C. Nelson from the University of Arizona College of Architecture will visit @GeorgiaStateLaw on March 31 via @GeorgiaStateLaw 14 hours ago