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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Interest in Public Policy Leads to Georgia State’s First J.D./M.P.H. Graduate

Christine S. Lee chose law school to pursue her interest in problem solving, but while at Georgia State University College of Law, she discovered a new area of appeal – public policy. In December, Lee became the first Georgia State graduate with a dual J.D. and master of public health.

“While I would… more »

Fleischman (J.D. ’11) Wins Void for Vagueness Appeal

On Feb. 16, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the decision in Corvi v. The State of Georgia, acquitting the client of Andrew Fleischman (J.D. ’11), who was convicted of cruelty to children in the second degree and reckless conduct in the drowning death of her granddaughter and another girl.

Fleischman, an appellate… more »

Georgia State Law Weather-Related Updates

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

 
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