Alumni

Kyle Jackson and son

Looking Back: An Amazing Journey

My time at Georgia State University College of Law is coming to an end, but the journey has been amazing. Three years ago I entered law school with two goals; have fun and be successful. I wanted to feel like I could enjoy life, despite the rigors of law school. Because of Georgia… more »

Southern Center for Human Rights to Honor Davis (J.D. ’02)

The Southern Center for Human Rights will honor Mawuli Mel Davis (J.D. ’02) with its inaugural SCHR Luminary Award at its annual Justice Taking Root Benefit Reception on Tuesday, May 12.

The award recognizes a person who inspires and influences others by his or her fearless and relentless efforts… more »

Roseberry (J.D. ’97) Seeks Support for Project Clemency 2014

Cynthia Roseberry (J.D. ’97) is looking for fellow alumni volunteers to help with Clemency Project 2014, which works to reduce long prison sentences once required by draconian laws that have become less severe in recent years.

“This pro bono effort is commensurate with Georgia State Law’s mission of enriching the communities we serve,” said Roseberry,… more »

2015 Georgia Super Lawyers

2015 Georgia Super Lawyers Ralph R. Morrison (J.D. ’85), Wallace Morrison & Casteel LLP Randall L. Allen (J.D. ’86), Alston & Bird LLP Mary M. “Peggy” Brockington (J.D. ’86), Strickland Brockington Lewis LLP (Top 50 Women Georgia Lawyers) Carol R. Geiger (J.D. ’87), Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP Aasia Mustakeem (J.D. ’87), Smith, Gambrell &… more »

STLA Team Wins AAJ Regional Competition

Georgia State University College of Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the Regional American Association for Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition on March 22. The team advances to the national tournament to face the other regional champions on April 16 in Pittsburgh.

Kevan Dorsey (J.D. ’16), Terrell Thomas (J.D. ’15),… more »

New Building Update: Construction Trailers Decommissioned

Something is missing from the Georgia State University College of Law new building site. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. decommissioned the construction trailers in March and moved into the ground floor of the new building, which now has electricity.

Landscaping and sidewalks take up the areas once occupied by the trailers. With a few… more »

Georgia State Law Up Eight to No. 56 in U.S. News

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law rose eight spots to No. 56, out of 198 ranked schools in the annual U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings, released March 10. The College of Law was at No. 64 last year.

“The rankings continue to reflect the quality of our program,” said… more »

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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