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Georgia State University​ will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. Students, faculty and staff should use caution on the roads coming in. Keep up with the weather.

Weather-Related Cancellations The faculty SBLI Luncheon with Professor Nathalie Martin has been moved to to noon Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Faculty Conference Room. At… more »

Mediation Expert Kenneth Feinberg Keynote Speaker at Law Review Symposium

Litigation and risk is the topic of the Georgia State University Law Review Symposium on “Risky Business: The Art of Reducing Litigation Uncertainty and Settling Cases,” from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at The Carter Center.

The symposium features nationally known attorney and alternative dispute resolution expert Kenneth… more »

Leadership Skills Take Center Stage In Workshop

Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.

The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »

Rowberry To Help Lead Magna Carta Anniversary Celebration

On March 30, the State Bar of Georgia will hold a CLE symposium on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, helped organize.

Rowberry was recruited to help because of his expertise in medieval history,… more »

Law Degree Helps Rosenberg (J.D. ’14) Explore Options

Two days after starting Georgia State University College of Law, Evan Rosenberg (J.D. ’14) opened a new bar, Silver Dollar, in Athens. After the first year success of Silver Dollar, he and his business partners acquired City Bar, also in Athens. They opened Big Sky Buckhead in Atlanta last February.

The successful business owner says… 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 »

College Raises Credit Hours for In-House Clinics

Effective this fall, the College of Law will increase the number of academic credit hours for in-house clinics. Students enrolling in the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic and the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic will receive four credits per semester for those courses instead of three credits.

The increase does… more »

Adwoa Seymour (J.D. ’06) Named President of GABWA

Adwoa Ghartey-Tagoe Seymour (J.D. ’06) was installed as the 34th president of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) on Jan. 15. Seymour will lead the organization, a 34-year old voluntary bar organization focused on the enrichment and empowerment of women and advocating for children’s issues, under the theme of “Growing Stronger in Our… more »

Panel Discussion to Commemorate Rare MLK Papers

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law’s Tanya Washington is partnering with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the law firm of Hunton & Williams for a panel discussion commemorating a rare exhibition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. papers on display… more »

 
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