Douglas Hurt Yarn, professor of law and executive director of the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution was awarded the 2016 Chief Justice Harold C. Clarke Award by the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution and the Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Georgia… more »
The Indigent Defense Committee of the State Bar of Georgia will explore the future of Georgia’s indigent defense system and other topics facing the public defender system in the panel discussion “Fulfilling Promises: The Next Decade of Public Defense in Georgia” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, March 4, at Georgia State University College… more »
“Rita Sheffey represents the noble idea of public service,” said Dean Steven J. Kaminshine in kicking off the 2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award ceremony on May 7. “She is proof that attorneys don’t have to, nor should, choose between good lawyering and public service.”
Sheffey, the assistant dean for public… more »
Walter Freitag (J.D. ’15) received the second annual scholarship from the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia at the Intellectual Property Gala Honoring the Judiciary in March. The $5,000 scholarship was presented in memory of former U.S. patent attorney Harold L. Marquis, and recognizes Freitag’s achievements in, and… more »
Georgia State University College of Law students captured the top positions at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition on March 27-28. The annual competition has a rich history rooted in rivalry, as two teams from each of Georgia’s six law schools, Emory University, University of Georgia, Mercer University, Georgia State University, John… more »
On March 30, the State Bar of Georgia will hold a CLE symposium on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, helped organize.
Rowberry was recruited to help because of his expertise in medieval history,… more »
Georgia State University College of Law and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps celebrated Veterans Day with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans on campus.
“It is a great pleasure to be able to dedicate this clinic,” said Roy M. Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs, professor of law and one… more »
The Georgia State University College of Law and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will officially open a Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans that will serve 800 veterans enrolled as students at the university at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11..
The facility is a hybrid and different from others in the state in that it deals… more »
Swearing-In Ceremony 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21: Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom R.S.V.P.: By 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7., to Vickie Dye
Georgia State University College of Law’s Class of 2014 posted strong bar results with a passage rate of 92 percent for first-time takers of the July exam, well ahead… more »
The State Bar of Georgia will honor Leslie Salley (J.D. ’14) with its Individual Law School Access to Justice Award for her pro bono work in law and health equity at the State Bar of Georgia’s annual Pro Bono Awards Reception on Thursday, Oct. 23.
“I’m humbled and honored to be recognized with the award,”… more »