“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.
“I know you will pursue many varied pathways in the years ahead and spread your talents on behalf of organizations and clients far and wide,” U.S. District Court Judge Amy Totenberg told the Class of 2014 on May 16. “As you proceed, still never forget the call of justice and humanity. We need you. Our… more »
A Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Moot Court teams won best brief and placed fourth March 9 in the national 2014 Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition in New York City at Cardozo Law School.
Team members Becki Lee (J.D. ’14) and Farhaan Merchant (J.D. ’15) competed in the 30th… more »
After three days of competition, 64 teams and eight rounds, Georgia State University College of Law’s Bankruptcy Moot Court team took first place at the national Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition in New York on March 3.
Team members Fareed Kaisani (J.D. /M.B.A. ’14), Clay Roberts (J.D. ’14) and Paul Shuman (J.D. ’14) competed against… more »
The Georgia House of Representatives recognized Georgia State University College of Law and its Health Law Partnership (HeLP) at the state capitol on Feb. 24 with a resolution and a bill recognizing medical-legal partnerships.
During the session, House Resolution 1549 was read on the floor honoring Georgia State Law’s HeLP Legal Services Clinic and the… more »
After struggling 12 hours to get home Jan. 28 to Sandy Springs and finally making it Wednesday about 1:15 a.m., Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14) woke up to news that drivers remained stranded along Interstate 285 near where she had been stuck.
“I couldn’t believe that people were still trapped,” Gordon says. “So my mom and… more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s Urban Fellow Jill Skinner (J.D./M.C.R.P. ’14) can now count a published book among her accomplishments. Through her research assistant position at Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco she co-wrote Zoning and Land Use Law in Georgia along with Seth G. Weissman and G. Douglas Dillard.
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 »