“The Student Trial Lawyers Association has built up my conﬁdence and has developed and honed skills that no classroom could ever teach me.”
Pamela Peynado (J.D. ’14)
The Georgia State University Student Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) gives our students an opportunity to gain experience in a courtroom setting through participation in national competitions. The program… more »
Georgia State Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) team advanced to the top 16 and Francis Dixon (J.D. ’13) earned the Best Closing Argument award in the recent national mock trial competition in Buffalo, N.Y.
The other competing members on Georgia State Law’s team were Randal Hughes (J.D. ’14), John Eric Schleicher (J.D. ’14) and… more »
After a successful fall semester, the Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyers Association has kept the momentum going this spring—traveling to various competitions across the country and earning top honors.
One STLA team placed sixth overall in the national American Association of Justice Mock Trial Competition on April 4-7, after winning the… more »
The Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyer Association team placed fifth in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge in Houston over Spring Break. Joe Brock (J.D. ’14), Elizabeth Haase (J.D. ’14), Matt Hurst (J.D. ’13) and Vandana Murty (J.D. ’13) competed against 42 other schools, including Georgetown University, University of Georgia, University… more »
Professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has released a student version of his newly updated third edition of Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law. The text was co-written by Thomas E. Roberts, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and released as part of the Hornbook Series by West Publishing Co.
During the holiday break on Dec. 19, Student Trial Lawyers Association members hosted the 21st annual tour of the Fulton County Courthouse for international students through the Atlanta Ministry for International Students.
Phillip Curtis (J.D. ’13) and Leslie Smith (J.D. ’13) conducted a courtroom demonstration, arguing a case about a fictional cooking competition show. STLA alumna… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association mock trial team of Jesika Wehunt (J.D.’13), Marc Hood (J.D.’12), Paul Shuman (J.D. ’14), John Eric Schleicher (J.D. ’14), Joe Huffman (J.D. ’14), and Blake Poole (J.D. ’14) placed second in the William Daniel Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 16-18 in Atlanta.
ATLANTA — A Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the 13th annual National Trial Advocacy Competition on Oct. 25-28 at Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing.
The team of Matthew Hurst (J.D. ’13), Vandana Murty (J.D. ’13), Carolyn Schillo (J.D. ’14) and Benjamin Huntington (J.D.… more »