The Georgia Office of Bar Admissions Director, Sally Lockwood, and Bar Examiner, John Sammon, will review the requirements for the Georgia Bar Exam and Essay II for the July 2015 Bar exam. They will provide direction on what is required to pass the bar exam in Georgia.
Attendance is mandatory for May 2015 graduates
Attention AJMLS Students: The Office of Academic Achievement is hosting the annual MPRE Workshop, which will be facilitated by Dean Scott Boone.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Kindly direct your questions to Professor Erika Walker-Cash at email@example.com
John Marshall Law Journal, in conjunction with the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC), presents the 2015 Dean Robert D’Agostino Symposium which will focus on “Decreasing Youth Incarceration through Quality Juvenile Defense.” The Symposium will be held at the State Bar of Georgia building on March 9, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This year’s Symposium will address the overreliance on youth incarceration in the United States and discuss how defenders can work with juvenile justice system stakeholders to reduce youth confinement. Topic areas include: disposition advocacy to reduce youth incarceration, post-adjudication appeals to decrease youth incarceration, post-disposition advocacy, and the defense role in raising racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile confinement. The full Symposium itinerary will become available closer to the event.
The 2015 Symposium will present papers from the following authors:
Sandra Simkins, Director of Clinical Programs, Rutgers School of Law-Camden; Laura Cohen, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Criminal & Youth Justice Clinic, Rutgers School of Law-Newark; Jerrod Thompson-Hicks, Senior Attorney, Second Chances Project, Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights; Lisa Geis, DC Law Students In Court Program; Jacqueline Bullard, Deputy Defender, Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender, Fourth District; Ellen Marrus, George Butler Research Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center.
CLE credit is available for registrants through the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia.
Registration fee includes 5 CLE credits, 1 Professionalism CLE credit, light refreshments and full lunch.
Early Registration (prior to February 13, 2015): $100.00
Late Registration (February 13, 2015 to March 4, 2015): $125.00
Walk-in Registration (March 9, 2015) $125.00 (Lunch not included)
To register, complete the Make a Payment form and select “Law Journal Symposium” in the drop down menu.
The Office of Admissions will host an Accepted Student Reception on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 1:00PM in the Blackburn Conference Center, located across the street from the law school. This event is a great opportunity for incoming students to learn more about their future law school home. Accepted students will have the opportunity to speak with faculty, administration, current students, alumni, and more.
To RSVP, please complete the form below. Contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-872-3593 ext. 261 for additional questions. This event will show students and families what we mean when we say Our students come for law school but find a community! We look forward to seeing you soon.
The Public Interest Law Society invites you to the 6th annual Public Interest Law Society (PILS) Fundraising Auction.
The PILS auction will take place on March 27th, 2015 from 6:00pm-10:00pm at King & Spalding.
This years theme is “Vegas Nights”. There will be casino games, silent/live auctions, music, free food, and drinks.
Donations and proceeds will help raise funds for the Renata Turner Public Interest Scholarship which provides grants to students who are interested in summer internships. Priority will be given to those students who have elected to work in the public interest field.
Even if you are unable to make a donation, we do hope that you will consider attending the PILS Auction. If you have any questions, Please reach out to our Public Outreach Chair, Danielle Douglas, email@example.com.
See you there!
Each spring the Student Bar Association hosts the Barrister’s Ball for the law school community as an opportunity to take a break from classes and enjoy an evening socializing with classmates, professors, alumni and friends.
This year will be no different! The SBA will hold this year’s ball at Opera Nightclub on April 11, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. This year, students, faculty and staff tickets are free. Guest and alumni tickets will be on sale for $20. There is no RSVP needed to attend, but attendees will be required to pick up their tickets and pay for guests tickets prior to the day of the event. The theme for this year will be masquerade. For more information, please contact SBA Secretary Meaghan Eustice at firstname.lastname@example.org.