Alumni

Brittne Ballenger (J.D. ’14) Seeks to Become Community Resource

Brittne Ballenger’s (J.D. ’14) has always sought to help others in her community. She’d try her best to answer questions about how to start businesses, publish books, produce music or resolve certain legal situations or family issues. Through these conversations, she realized that a legal degree would better prepare her to be a resource within… 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 »

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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Nancy P. Johnson (1949-2014) Nurtured College, Law Library

Nancy Johnson Celebration of Life 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 Atlanta Botanical Garden in Atlanta

Dean’s note: Nancy P. Johnson valiantly fought back her illness for seven years in the same way she lived her life, anchored her family, built our law library and engaged her profession — with unmatched class, modesty, talent and courage. Words are… more »

STLA Team Wins William Daniel Mock Trial Competition

Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyers Association team of Kyle Jackson (J.D. ’15), Kevin Coleman (J.D. /M.B.A. ’15), M. Binford Griffin (J.D. ’16), Christian Dennis (J.D. ’16) and Ashley Warmack (J.D.’16), won the 15th annual William Daniel Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 23 in Atlanta.

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Legal Clinic for Student Veterans Set to Open on Veterans Day

The Georgia State University College of Law and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will officially open a Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans that will serve 800 veterans enrolled as students at the university at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11..

The facility is a hybrid and different from others in the state in that it deals… more »

IP Community Service Awards: Honoring Those Who Get the Job Done

“It’s not about finding the time, they just get it done,” is how Wade Walker (J.D.’09), with Sutherland, Asbill and Brennan LLP, introduced the 2014 Intellectual Property Community Service Award recipients.

Recipient Elizabeth Lester (J.D.’05), with Sutherland, volunteers with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training. where she helps to raise funds for blood… more »

Nominate a Public Service Hero for the 2015 Johnson Award

Georgia State University College of Law is accepting nominations for the 2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award to honor a Georgia attorney who has selflessly committed to public service in the tradition of the college’s founding dean.

“Each year we select a Georgia attorney who exemplifies the commitment to public service… more »

 
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