Stephen Bright Named Attorney of the Year

Stephen B. Bright, professor of practice, was honored with Attorney of the Year Award at the Daily Report‘s annual Professional Excellence awards dinner June 29.

Bright was commended for his four decades of serving indigent clients facing the death penalty and his advocacy of the right to counsel for poor people accused of… more »

Darlene Childers (J.D. ’17): Initiative & Openness

As associate dean for student affairs, Kelly Cahill Timmons interacts with many students. She’s watched one in particular — Darlene Childers (J.D. ’17), president of the Student Bar Association — model leadership.

Profiles in leadership

What makes a great leader? We asked several leaders in the Georgia State Law community to share their thoughts on others who exhibit leadership qualities worth modeling.… more »

Nancy Johnson (J.D. ’86) : A Visionary’s Legacy

With the best views, the Law Library is “prime real estate” at the top of the College of Law building. This was the vision of the late Nancy Johnson (J.D. ’86), associate dean for library and information services and professor of law. She wanted the best spot for the students and found agreement within the planning team and faculty. But Johnson’s imprint remains… more »

Georgia State Law Ranked No. 33 on Above the Law Top 50 List

Georgia State Law is ranked No. 33 on Above the Law’s annual “Top 50 Law Schools” list, up 14 slots from 2016.

The rankings prioritize employment outcomes above all else, using the latest ABA employment data for the Class of 2016. Only full-time, long-term jobs requiring bar passage (excluding solos and school-funded positions) were… more »

Kabbage CEO Discusses Future of Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property at May 10 Hot Topic Luncheon

Posted On April 26, 2017
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Rob Frohwein, chief executive officer and co-founder of Kabbage, will deliver the keynote at the 13th IP Hot Topics Luncheon at Georgia State University College of Law at noon, Wednesday, May 10, at the Knowles Conference Center, 85 Park Place NE.

“Rob has leveraged his legal experience and empathy for businesses needing working capital into… more »

Charlotte Alexander

Alexander, Feizollahi Receive U.S. Labor Department Grant

Charlotte S. Alexander, an assistant professor of legal studies in the department of Risk Management and Insurance at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business with a secondary appointment at the College of Law, has been awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of Labor to study federal district court misclassification decisions along with… more »

Law Review Announces 2017-18 Board Members

Georgia State University Law Review has announced its 2017-18 board members. Jessica Williams-Vickery (J.D. ’18) will serve as editor-in-chief, and Erik Badia (J.D. ’18) as executive editor.

“I am excited and honored to be a part of the upcoming Law Review Board,” Williams-Vickery said. “I am optimistic about the year ahead and grateful for the… more »

Sampaio Discusses Environmental Challenges Facing Metropolitan Growth Management

Visiting Professor Romulo Sampaio presented Relevant Regulatory Issues Regarding Public Parks Management, as part of the Urban Fellows Program on Jan. 31. He discussed an ongoing case study of Flamengo Park, Rio de Janeiro’s largest urban park, and the legal solutions being developed to create a financially sustainable park.

“Providing students with an opportunity… more »