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 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 »
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 »
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.
“You regard yourselves as lawyers, but I want you to think of yourselves as a special kind of lawyer — a Georgia State Lawyer ” said Roy Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law, to the Class of 2014 as it was sworn in on Nov. 21.
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 »
“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 »
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 »