Magazine – Winter 2017 news 2

A League of Their Own

Excellence in Sports Translates to Success in Law School 

Alex Hegner (B.S. ’16, J.D. ’18) and Monique Mead (J.D. ’18) do not have to invent resolve or tenacity within themselves to help them meet the challenge of pursuing a law degree at Georgia State.

There is something about pitching in the eighth inning of a… more »

Tips for Practitioners | Essential Technology in Law Firms

It is no secret that the legal industry is resistant to change, especially when it comes to technology. However, the positive impact of technology is quickly forcing change. Document management systems, case management software, automated client intake systems and electronic signature solutions are all becoming essential to the legal practice.  

 Why should law firms… more »

Tips for Practitioners | Tax Tips for Small Businesses

What business wouldn’t like to save a little on its expenses? A good cost-saving measure can be achieved by minimizing your tax liability with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The beginning of the year is the perfect time to do a check-in with your firm. Here are a few tips that can help shave money… more »

Elaine T. McGruder (J.D. ’90) Honored with 2016 Public Service Award

The Atlanta Bar Association honored State Court conflict defender Elaine T. McGruder (J.D. ’90) with the 2016 Public Service Award for her significant contributions in advancing the fair administration of justice in the community. She was presented with the award at the ninth annual Celebrating Service Luncheon on Oct. 21.

“Many of us aspire to… more »