Alumni

GAPABA Honors Alumni and Professor of Law at Recent Gala

The Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA) honored Georgia State Law alumni, Manoj Mishra (J.D. ’02) and Christopher J. Chan (J.D. ’98) and professor, Natsu Saito, at its third annual gala on May 12.

“I am truly impressed with how GAPABA has grown… more »

Coca-Cola’s Hollinger (J.D. ’08) to Discuss IP Strategy at May 11 Hot Topics

Posted On May 5, 2016

Susanne Hollinger (J.D. ’08), head of patents at The Coca-Cola Co., will be the keynote speaker for Georgia State University College of Law’s 12th annual IP Hot Topics Luncheon at noon, Wednesday, May 11 at the Knowles Conference Center, 85 Park Place.

12th Annual IP Hot Topics Lunch Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11: Knowles Conference… more »

Improv in the Negotiations Classroom Pays Off

When Professor Charity Scott explains her plans to incorporate improv techniques into her Negotiations course, students typically respond with skepticism and apprehension.

Improv Tactics

Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, shared these key improv skills, which she finds useful in developing as a lawyer and going through life:

Say “yes,… more »

Georgia State Advances to National Patent Law Moot Court Competition

After placing second in the regional Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition, the Georgia State Law team has advanced to national competition in Washington, D.C., April 13 –15.

Sam Wesley (J.D. ’17) and Elizabeth Wedegis (J.D. ’17) competed in three rounds at the second annual American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) southeastern regional competition, which… more »

2016 Georgia Super Lawyers

2016 Georgia Super Lawyers Mary M. “Peggy” Brockington (J.D. ’86), Strickland, Brockington, Lewis LLP (Top 50 Georgia Women) Kimberly Childs (J.D. ’02), The Childs Law Firm LLC (Top 50 Women Georgia Lawyers and Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers) David J. Hungeling (J.D. ’00), Law Office of David J. Hungeling PC (Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers)… more »

Tom Jones

Celebrating 30 Years With STLA Coach Tom Jones

In 2015, adjunct professor Tom Jones stood outside the state Capitol’s rotunda, attending the swearing-in ceremony for his former student and now Superior Court Judge Alison Burleson (J.D. ’00). “The greatest reward in teaching is to see your students succeed,” said Jones, beaming with pride.

When asked how many of his former students have gone… more »

In Their Words | Two families on Legacies — The Horlicks

Gail Horlick enrolled at Georgia State Law in 1987 as her husband, Alan, was starting his last year. Their son, Robbie, followed in their footsteps later, receiving his J.D. in 2004.

Did Alan have any influence on you pursuing a law degree and/or attending Georgia State?

Gail: Law was something I never considered. At that… more »

A Vision Realized | From the Dean

AFTER YEARS OF DREAMING AND WORKING to build 85 Park Place, we can finally say well done and welcome home. With the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 8, we officially opened this new, state-of-the-art facility.

As we settle into our new home, we would be remiss not to take a moment and say thanks. Thank… more »

Tips for the Practitioners — More Efficient Research … for Free!

Researching more effectively doesn’t necessarily have to mean paying for access to high-priced legal databases. Some of the best research resources are freely available online. Here are three of my favorites:

Georgia’s free legal databases

Digital Library of Georgia works to put as much Georgia-specific information online for free as possible. Of the… more »