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 »
“You are about to enter a profession of service to your clients and community,” Judge C.J. Becker (J.D. ’87) said before swearing recent graduates into the Superior Court of Georgia and state bar on Nov. 15. “Serve, honor and respect the law and never trade on your good name.”
A total of 89 alumni, including… more »
Up to a challenge, Jeff Holt (J.D. ’13) entered law school at Georgia State University during a recession.
Three years later, Holt finished with a job thanks to networking through Georgia State Law events. Previously at the helm of a nonprofit, Holt aspired to attend law school for years before he entered in 2010. Doing… more »
When alumna Lindsey Herbel left for Washington, D.C., in August to prepare for her Congressional Fellowship program, a partial federal government shutdown was not on her agenda.
Herbel (B.S. ’06, M.S. ’08, J.D. ’13, Ph.D. ’14) was more concerned with settling in her D.C. apartment, learning the city and getting acclimated to the Hill as… 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.
Loyola… more »
Georgia State University College of Law students put their studies into action last election day by volunteering for voter protection organizations.
Assistant professor Anne Tucker organized an information session at the college where students learned about volunteering and registered for poll monitoring training.
“It’s a great opportunity for students, regardless of your political persuasion, to… more »
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 »
SAN ANTONIO — Georgia State University College of Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association mock trial team of Alex Galvan (J.D. ’14), Joshua May (J.D. ’13), Lauren Smith (J.D. ’13) and Lynette Jimenez (J.D. ’13), placed second in the Lone Star Classic Competition on Oct. 11-13 at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.
The… more »
My PILA Fellowship Experience
by Lindsay Anglin
After hearing the executive director of the Georgia Innocence Project speak about her work at a Public Interest Law Association career panel last fall, I knew I wanted to assist the project in its mission to use DNA evidence to free those unjustly incarcerated in Georgia… more »
A Note from PILA Auction Chair Amy Jurden
When I took over as Auction Chair for this year’s 20th Platinum Anniversary Auction my only goal was to find a way to grow the number of opportunities we could make available to students. That meant raising more funds.
We hit the mark: This year… more »