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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 »

Don Samuel: Credibility and Compassion

For Manny Arora (J.D. ’94), Don Samuel possesses leadership qualities worth emulating. Arora observed Samuel, an adjunct professor, when they were partners at Garland, Samuel & Loeb, and he strives to employ those characteristics at his firm, Arora & LaScala.

Profiles in leadership

What makes a great leader? We asked several leaders in the Georgia State Law community to share their… more »

Alumni Leaders Set Examples for Students

Linda K. DiSantis (J.D. ’88), Cathy Henson (J.D. ’89), Shawn Ellen LaGrua (J.D. ’87)

Lawyers must have good leadership qualities, says Roy M. Sobelson, professor of law and former associate dean for academic affairs. “People in leadership positions accomplish things and empower others to accomplish.”

To this end, Georgia State Law students hear about… more »

Leading in Afghanistan and Anniston, Alabama

There is no place like Afghanistan to show your leadership reflexes. You have to know how to perform on your own, which first means controlling your emotional temperature and making sure you don’t add to the crisis. There’s no live chat support there.

So in 2012 when a suicide car bomb exploded 200 yards away from his office in… more »