My road to, and through, law school was a little different from many law students, so I am honored to have the opportunity to not only represent my class today, but also to share some of my story with you.
A few years ago, I came across a quote that would change the way I… more »
Kevyn Orr Tells 190 Graduates That Role of Attorney Comes With Awesome Power
“A few years ago, I came across a quote that would change the way I looked at my life, and my future career, forever—‘Don’t you dare shrink yourself for someone else’s comfort. Do not become small for people who refuse to grow,” said… more »
Seventy percent of the Class of 2016 contributed to the Class Gift Campaign Scholarship Fund in gratitude to the College of the Law. Funds raised in the annual campaign will provide immediate financial assistance for a deserving student in the fall’s entering class, as well as help build an endowment… more »
Irish-born Rachel O’Toole (LL.M. ’16) is a member of the first LL.M. class to graduate from Georgia State Law. Already admitted to the Georgia bar, O’Toole pursued the non-bar track, with a focus on Environmental and Land Use law.
“It’s an area I am passionate about,” said O’Toole, a graduate research… more »
“Going after what I am really passionate about helped me most on this journey. I feel like it’s a risk, because in a way you’re going outside of the box…but at the same time the J.D. gives you so much power, you just have to trust yourself and work hard,” said Sasan Nematbakhsh (J.D. ’16).
Dr. Sheila Salvant Valentine was a primary-care physician practicing in the Caribbean, first in Jamaica and then Turks and Caicos Islands, before becoming a Georgia resident and a Georgia State University student.