“This is an event of pure joy,” said Steven J. Kaminshine, dean and professor of law, to the Class of 2015 as it was sworn into practice on Nov. 13. “You are joining a community of colleagues and alumni that have blazed a trail of success, and it… more »
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“You are celebrating your first step at becoming a lawyer,” Former Gov. Roy Barnes told the Class of 2015. “Graduation is the beginning of your legal education, you’ll continue to learn from your clients, cases and courtrooms. It’s a fascinating journey and will help mold you into the lawyer you’ll become.”
Barnes equated the law… 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 »
Georgia State Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the Region 5 championship for the National Trial Competition in Durham, N.C., securing a team bid for the national tournament in March.
The national tournament’s regional competition attracts more than 1,000 students from 140 law schools. Just 28 teams from 26, including Georgia State Law advance… 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 Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team received the “Most Professional Team” award in the Lone Star Classic Mock Trail Challenge on Oct. 17-19.
The team of Alex Galvan (J.D. ’14), Lynette Jimenez (J.D. ’14), A.J. Rosa (J.D. ’15) and Alexis Person (J.D. ’15) went undefeated going into the last preliminary round but fell… more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team was named a runner-up in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition on Nov. 1-2.
The team of Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14), Janelle Alleyne (J.D. ’15), Nirvi Shah (J.D. ’15) and coach Gregory Fosheim (J.D. ’14) competed against teams from the universities of Maryland, Oklahoma and… more »
Urban Fellow Emily McClendon (J.D. ’15) has been selected as the 2013-2014 Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Fellowship for the Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association after a competitive application process. Only one, $3,000 fellowship is awarded each academic year to a student interested in the intersection of law and planning.
“When I… more »