85 Park Place Wins AIA-GA People’s Choice Design Award

The College of Law building received the 2016 American Institute of Architects – Georgia People’s Choice Design Award this week, which is voted on by the public.

The College of Law competed against 73 other projects in the People’s Choice, Built category, and received 572 votes, 200 more than the second place winner “Stealth,” a… more »

Courtney Anderson

Atlanta Bus Tour Prepares Students for Law and Health Equity Course

Assistant professor Courtney Anderson has a unique approach to preparing her students to learn about the intersection among transactional law, advocacy and communication organization in her Law and Health Equity course — a bus tour of Atlanta before the semester begins.

“Through the tour, students experience parts of the city that they… 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 »

Biernath (J.D. ’01) Provides Help for the Disabled and a Legacy for Georgia State Law

“The judge came in — big guy, wearing his black robe, a very imposing figure. And the very first thing he did was lift up his robe and pull out the biggest gun I’d ever seen,” said Mark Biernath (J.D. ’01), recalling one of the first times he set foot in a courtroom.

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Aimee Maxwell (M.Ed. ’83, J.D. ’87)

Law Matters Because It Gives Everyone Access to Power

Law matters because it gives everyone access to power. As lawyers we know where to find the information, people and resources needed to solve so many problems. Our specialized training and knowledge is essential in ensuring our country is a true democracy. If we are doing our jobs right,… 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 »