Alumni

Alumni Help Bring IP Moot Court Competition to Atlanta

Georgia State Law’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board member Alexis Simpson (J.D ’09) and a team of local attorneys led a successful multi-year effort in attracting the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition to host a Southeastern Regional Competition in Atlanta.

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College Launches Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic This Fall

Georgia State University College of Law is expanding its student clinics to six with the addition of the new Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic at the Fulton County state and magistrate courts. The new clinic will open this fall.

“The comprehensive 28-hour training students receive to be certified as third-party neutrals in… more »

Jeff Davis (J.D. ’91) Appointed Executive Director of State Bar

The career journey for Jeff Davis (J.D. ’91), executive director of the State Bar of Georgia, began in a Chattanooga courtroom. Davis was among those watching attorney Bobby Lee Cook cross examine a witness at a murder trial in 1988.

“I decided that I wanted to do criminal defense just like Bobby Lee Cook,” said… more »

On the Front Lines of Legal Aid

Whatever honors come Lisa Liang’s (J.D. ’08) way during her legal career will have to compete with a handmade potholder and award certificate that says, “To the Best Lawyer.”

One of Liang’s clients made her those treasured mementos during her time as a staff attorney in the health law unit with Atlanta Legal Aid Society.

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Reunions 2015

Posted On December 15, 2014

Celebrating the Classes of 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009

Reception • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 PILA Auction • 8:30 to 10 p.m. Georgia Freight Depot • Blue Room 65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE • Atlanta, GA 30334

The 2015 Law Alumni Reunion is… more »

HeLP Clinic Recognized Among Nation’s Top Innovative Clinics

Georgia State University College of Law’s Health Law Partnership Legal Services Clinic has been named among the most innovative law school clinics in the nation by National Jurist’s PreLaw Magazine. The clinic was one of 10 runners-up.

The program, created by Associate Clinical Professors Lisa Radtke… more »

Georgia State Law Gives Thanks

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” —William Arthur Ward

As the campus pauses for the Thanksgiving holiday, Georgia State University’s College of Law faculty, students and staff found time away from preparing for final examination to express appreciation for their family, friends and the college.

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#GSULaw1ofUs?

Posted On November 11, 2014

Are one of us? One of the many who support the college by leaving your indelible mark for future generations of Georgia State Law students so that they can understand our history and the commitment of our alumni to the successes of our students.

Are you one of the many who support Georgia State Law?… more »

Dickson (J.D. ’14) on Assisting Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Ever since Kai Dickson (J.D. ’14) was little, she aspired to be a lawyer.

She considered becoming a real estate attorney; however an exhibit on human trafficking at an Atlanta conference changed everything.

“Now, my ultimate desire is to be a federal prosecutor in Atlanta handling human trafficking,” Dickson says.

Her recent externship with the… more »

Orris (J.D. ’14) Pushing Access to Healthy Foods

Sustainable foods and the environment are at the heart of what propelled Karissa Orris (J.D. ’14) to attend law school. So it’s no surprise she’s been immersed in volunteer and internship opportunities that have fed those interests.

Orris worked at GreenLaw, a nonprofit, public interest law firm that works with underprivileged communities; the Environmental Protection Agency;… more »

 
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