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May
17
Sat
Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony @ Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is pleased to announce the 2014 Commencement Exercises will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.  The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. and tickets are not needed for entrance.  For more information regarding the venue, including parking, please visit www.atlantaciviccenter.com.

Jun
3
Tue
Office of Admissions Welcomes its Upcoming 1Ls at the Accepted Student Reception @ Blackburn Conference Center
Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 3 @ 8:30 pm

The Office of Admissions at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) will hold an Accepted Student Reception to welcome the law school’s newly accepted students. The reception will be Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the law school’s Blackburn Conference Center.

The Accepted Student Reception will begin at 6 p.m. and include dinner, mock opening and closing statements presented by current AJMLS students, an in-depth alumni panel, and the opportunity to interact with key department representatives.  Registration and campus tours will begin at 5 p.m. Business casual dress is requested.

At AJMLS, students enjoy small class sizes taught by highly-skilled legal professionals, an actively-involved alumni network, a nationally-ranked Pro Bono and Experiential Learning Program, and a wide array of student organization options.

Our students come for law school, but find a community.  We look forward to welcoming the newest members of our community at the upcoming Accepted Student Reception. To RSVP, please complete the below form or contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@johnmarshall.edu or (404) 872-3593, ext. 261.

Accepted Student Reception

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Jun
6
Fri
Alumni Reception at Georgia Bar Annual Meeting @ Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm
Alumni Reception at Georgia Bar Annual Meeting @ Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Aug
14
Thu
New Student Orientation for the 2014-2015 Academic Year @ Blackburn Conference Center
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm

As we move closer to the beginning of the 2014-2015 academic year, the Office of Student Services at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is eager to welcome incoming students at the 2014 New Student Orientation. The orientation will be held across the street from the law school at its Blackburn Conference Center, on Thursday, August 14, 2014 and will conclude on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

Specific days and times have been designated for full-time day, part-time day, and part-time evening students. All students should expect to receive a comprehensive orientation designed to prepare them for a challenging and rewarding law school experience.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Full-time and Part-time Day Students
9:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Part-time Evening Students
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Friday, August 15, 2014
Community Service and Help Day (all students)
Times vary depending on the project students select

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Full-time and Part-time Students (day and evening)
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

More information about the upcoming New Student Orientation is available online or students are welcome to contact the Office of Student Services at studentservices@johnmarshall.edu.

Aug
18
Mon
First Day of Fall Semester @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Aug 18 all-day
Sep
1
Mon
Labor Day Holiday (School Closed) @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Sep 1 all-day
Sep
17
Wed
Professor Karsai to be Inaugural Presenter at the 2014 AJMLS Scholarship Presentation Program @ Blackburn Conference Center
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please join the law school in its first scholarship presentation of the academic year as Professor Liza Karsai speaks to faculty, students, and prospective students.  The lecture will be held in the Seminar Room of the law school’s Blackburn Conference Center at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. This event also signifies Professor Karsai’s return to Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School since her departure for the University of Edinburgh in England to earn her LL.M. degree.

Professor Karsai has graciously agreed to be our inaugural presenter for the 2014-2015 season. Having spent an entire year at the University of Edinburgh, she is going to take us with her on a journey through that experience — much of which was spent in one of the greatest archives of common-law legal history in the world. For this presentation, Professor Karsai will discuss the allure, methodology, and challenges of archival research. Although the presentation will focus on the experience of conducting historical research – and the serendipity of historical discoveries — attention also will be given to the substantive legal research.

More about Professor Karsai

Professor Karsai was promoted to the tenured faculty at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in 2013; was selected as the John Marshall inaugural Formal Faculty Exchange Scholar with Georgia State University College of Law in Fall 2012; and her thesis advisor was the world-renowned Professor John Cairns who has mentored some of the most successful LL.M. and Ph.D. diplomats of our age.  Professor Cairns was so impressed by Professor Karsai’s intellect, energy, meticulousness, and creativity that he has encouraged her to pursue Ph.D. studies at Oxford, Cambridge, or Edinburgh.

This event is open to the entire AJMLS community. We look forward to seeing you there. Please contact Sharon Johnson with any questions regarding the event.

Character and Fitness Presentation for all July Bar Takers @ Blackburn Conference Center
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

If you are graduating in December 2014 or in May 2015, it is time to begin preparing for the Bar exam! There will be a mandatory Character and Fitness presentation on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Blackburn Conference Center. The workshop will provide an overview of the fitness process, include the disclosure requirements and how to deal with negative information. The presentation will be facilitated by the Director and Assistant Director of the Georgia Bar Admissions, Ms. Sally Lockwood and Ms. Leigh Burgess.

If you do not plan to take the Georgia Bar, please consult your jurisdiction’s Bar website for the appropriate character and fitness requirements as soon as possible. Please contact either Dean D’Haene or Professor Erika Walker-Cash for additional questions.

Sep
22
Mon
3L Bar Talk and Kaplan Bar Review Hosted by the OAA @ Room 301
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
IT IS TIME TO PREPARE TO PASS THE BAR EXAM!
The Office of Academic Achievement will host a 3L Bar Talk and Kaplan Bar Review Orientation for all December 2014 & May 2015 graduates on Monday, September 22, 2014 from 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. and again from 5 p.m.- 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Blackburn Conference Center. 2L students are welcome. Please contact the OAA with additional questions.
Oct
4
Sat
Prospective Student Information Session @ Blackburn Conference Center
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

At Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, our students come for law school but find a community. The Office of Admissions invites all students interested in pursuing a law degree to attend  our first information session of the academic year to experience our “community” firsthand. At the information session, students will have the opportunity to learn more about the school, meet professors, students and key staff. Prospective students can also expect an engaging mock class presentation taught by noted professor, Kathleen Burch.

The information session will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 4, 2014. The event will be at the law school’s Blackburn Conference Center located at 1405 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309. To RSVP to this event, fill out the form below. For additional questions, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@johnmarshall.edu or by phone at 404-872-3593 ext. 261.

The Office of Admissions looks forward to meeting you and your guests as we share all that John Marshall has to offer!

RSVP to AJMLS Open House

To RSVP for the upcoming Open House event, please complete the form below. An Admissions representative will follow up with you shortly after your submission.
Oct
10
Fri
John Marshall Hosts the ABA Law Student Division Fall Leadership Summit @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School has been selected as the host school for the American Bar Association Law Student Division Fall 2014 Leadership Summit. The law school will be hosting students from across the 4th, 6th, and 10th Circuits, in addition to its own. Law schools in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, North/South Carolina, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Virginia (except George Mason University), and West Virginia will be in attendance. The summit will take place October 10th and 11th. The event and registration are FREE. Please log on to the ABA website to register.

Why should I care?
Over the summer, circuit leaders addressed two major concerns of current and past law school students.
1. Being able to receive compensation and class credit for externships, internships, etc.
2. The possibility of being able to sit for the bar exam during your last semester (6-9 hours) of law school.

Why should I attend?
You should plan to attend the Leadership Summit because, this is your FREE opportunity to:
1. Jump-start your professional network by meeting other law students and members of the bar;
2. Gain an understanding for how to best strategize and refine your educational and professional goals through practical approaches and tips from experienced attorneys;
3. Get an insider’s view of the scope and future of the legal profession and discover the secrets to finding your first legal job, internship or clerkship; and
4. Take home valuable tips and strategies for adjusting and thriving in the legal profession.

It is a huge honor to be asked to host this event, therefore attendance is strongly encouraged. If students have any questions, please contact Amber Reed who is not only the Vice President of the law school’s SBA but the American Bar Association 5th Circuit, Lt. Governor of Programming, Planning, and Initiatives. She can be reached at ahreed@johnmarshall.edu.

Oct
18
Sat
Join the OAA for an MPRE Review on October 18th @ Room 204
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Office of Academic Achievement will host an MPRE review session on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 1 p.m. t0 4 p.m. in room 204 of the law school. Professor Boone will be the facilitator. Additional questions regarding the review should be directed to Dean D’Haene or Professor Walker-Cash.

Oct
24
Fri
3rd Annual Deans on the Green Golf Tournament @ Smoke Rise Country Club
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am

The Atlanta’s John Marshall Alumni Association invites you to join Dean Malcolm L. Morris at the Third Annual Deans on the Green Alumni Association Golf Tournament at the Smoke Rise Country Club on Friday, October 24, 2014.

8:00 am shotgun start with lunch to follow.

The Deans on the Green Golf Tournament will be a SHOTGUN FOUR-PERSON SCRAMBLE TOURNAMENT. The cost of the tournament is $75.00 per player ($25.00 for students) and includes your greens fee, cart fee, and lunch with Dean Morris.

Please sgolf imageubmit your payment by Tuesday, October 16, 2014.


SUBMIT PAYMENT HERE

Oct
31
Fri
2nd Annual John Marshall Halloween Bash @ Flip Flops
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Student Bar Association and several other John Marshall student organizations invite students to the Second Annual John Marshall Halloween Bash on October 31, 2014 at 8 p.m. at Flip Flops in Midtown. The Halloween Bash Planning Committee has secured the night club for a portion of the evening, which will include music from a personal DJ and exclusive access to the rooftop lounge. Come out for a night of camaraderie and relaxation with your law school classmates. Be sure to wear your most clever costume as various prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Prizes will include John Marshall merchandise, gift cards, and 2000 LexisNexis points! 

Students can secure ticket to the Bash with a donation of three nonperishable food items. To donate and pick up tickets, please stop by the Office of Student Services, located on the second floor. Committee representatives will also be in the lobby on Mondays and Fridays to collect donations and issue tickets. Please contact SBA Treasurer Isaiah Gregory at idgregory@johnmarshall.edu

Nov
5
Wed
Mass Swearing In Ceremony for July 2014 Bar Exam Passers @ Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm

swearing in ceremony

UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who submitted their paperwork by the court’s deadline. The Alumni Office is not able to accept late paperwork as the deadline is set by the court, not the law school. To be sworn-in at your own convenience, please refer to the Georgia Bar website.

The Alumni Office will hold a mass swearing in ceremony for the July 2014  bar exam passers and any other AJMLS alumni who would like to be sworn into the Supreme Court of Georgia. We will be honored by Justice Carol Hunstein of the Supreme Court and Judge T. Jackson Bedford of the Fulton County Superior Court. 

The ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m. on November 5, 2014 at the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, located across Spring Street from the law school. After the ceremony there will be a reception with light hors d’oeuvres. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to attend invite with friends and family.

For those participating in the swearing in ceremony, please plan to arrive at 5:30 p.m. to arrange the necessary paperwork. In order to be sworn in to any or all of the courts, you must have ALL paperwork into the Alumni Office no later than Thursday, October 30, 2014. For admission to the Superior Court, the Alumni Office will need the Original Certificate you received from the Georgia Bar Admissions. There is no fee or other paperwork associated with this court. For the attorney admission form for the Supreme Court, please go to: http://www.gasupreme.us/admissions/ and complete the application but be sure to leave the Bar Number blank. The law school will provide the sponsoring attorneys so please leave that portion blank. The cost to be sworn into the Georgia Supreme Court is $30 and must be paid through the website. Please attach a copy of your PayPal receipt with your application. 

Parking will be available in the John Marshall parking deck and Jewish Federation lot.Please contact Alumni Director, Virginia Arnold at varnold@johnmarshall.edu or call (404) 872-3593 ext. 287 with additional questions.  

Nov
13
Thu
Home for Good: Reentry Forum @ Fulton County Library
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION LOCATED HERE.

The AJMLS Office of Pro Bono and Experiential Learning is proud to announce the fifth annual Home for Good: Reentry Forum.

The forum is the annual community event to assist citizens returning from prison in overcoming legal barriers to reentry. This year, the forum focuses on issues that children and families face and services needed when their loved ones come home.

The event will be held from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Fulton County Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303. The event includes free food, free admission and is open to the public.

The event is attended by AJMLS students and supported by AJMLS alumni who provide free legal consultations on site. There will also be a resource fair where community service providers showcase their services.

The 3rd edition of the Home for Good guide will be distributed free of charge.

 

Nov
19
Wed
Prospective Students Information Session @ Blackburn Conference Center
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School prides itself on providing a quality legal education to students interested in pursuing a legal degree. The law school also employs top-rated faculty to teach in small classroom environments to foster personal attention and growth. The Office of Admissions invites prospective students interested in learning more about the John Marshall experience to attend our evening information session. At the information session, students will have the opportunity to learn more about the school, meet professors, students and key staff.

The information session will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. The event will be at the law school’s Blackburn Conference Center located at 1405 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309. To RSVP to this event, fill out the form below. For additional questions, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@johnmarshall.edu or by phone at 404-872-3593 ext. 261.

The Office of Admissions looks forward to meeting you and your guests as we share all that John Marshall has to offer!

RSVP to AJMLS Open House

To RSVP for the upcoming Open House event, please complete the form below. An Admissions representative will follow up with you shortly after your submission.
Nov
26
Wed
Thanksgiving Break (School Closed) @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Nov 26 – Nov 28 all-day
Dec
1
Mon
Final Exam Period @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Dec 1 – Dec 15 all-day
Dec
10
Wed
Accepted Student Reception Hosted by the Office of Admissions @ Blackburn Conference Center
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Office of Admissions will host an Accepted Student Reception on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 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 admissions@johnmarshall.edu 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.

Accepted Student Reception

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Jan
5
Mon
First Day of Winter Intersession @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Jan 5 all-day
Jan
10
Sat
2015 New Student Orientation @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School will welcome its Spring 2015 entering class at the New Student Orientation hosted by the Office of Student Services. Orientation for first-year students is mandatory and will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 in the 1430 building of the law school. Orientation is an intensive all-day workshop and will include skills-building workshops, social programming aimed at building camaraderie, and a variety of other activities geared toward helping you navigate your first semester.

The law school asks that new students carefully review the information on the Orientation page of the website to help prepare for their arrival and orientation. If students have any questions about orientation, please contact Dean Harrisonthe Associate Dean of Students, at sharrison@johnmarshall.edu or another member of the Office of Student Services at studentservices@johnmarshall.edu.

At John Marshall, our students come for law school but find a community. The Office of Student Service is excited to share the that community with its newest students.

Jan
12
Mon
First Day of Spring Semester @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Jan 12 all-day
Jan
19
Mon
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (School Closed) @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Jan 19 all-day
Jan
24
Sat
AJMLS to Co-Host LSAT Practice Exam with Kaplan @ Blackburn Conference Center
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

AJMLS will partner with Kaplan to provide prospective law students the opportunity to take a free LSAT practice test just weeks before the February exam. The practice test will be administered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., January 24, 2015, in the Blackburn Conference Center on the campus. An electronic score will be generated for each participant immediately following the exam. Participants are encouraged to stay until their score is processed. Registration through Kaplan is required. Lunch will be provided. For more information, email the Office of Admissions at admissions@johnmarshall.edu or call 404-872-3593, ext. 261.

Feb
7
Sat
A Night for Social Justice @ Zion Baptist Church
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gideon’s Promise, The Cobb County Chapter of the SCLC, and Zion Baptist Church invite you to join them on Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 165 Lemon Street, Marietta, GA 30060, from 4:00pm – 8:00pm for: A NIGHT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE in honor of Reverend Dwight Graves.

This very special evening will include a screening of the HBO Award Winning Movie, GIDEON’S ARMY, which follows three southern public defenders, trained by Gideon’s Promise. This event is complimentary, and will also include a panel discussion featuring: Gideon’s Promise Founder and President, Jonathan Rapping, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Illham Askia, Associate Professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Patrice Fulcher, and Gideon’s Promise Graduate and staff attorney, Anna Kurien.

4:00 p.m. – Tour of the Old Zion Heritage Museum
5:00 p.m. – Doors open for seating
5:30 p.m. – Film presentation
7:00 p.m. – Panel discussion

Dessert and conversation will follow the panel discussion.

Should you have any questions, or should you want to book a group, please contact Kemba Keen, Development Coordinator for Gideon’s Promise at 404-921-3836. Seating is limited.

RSVP is highly recommended as seating is limited.

Feb
10
Tue
Externship Information Session #1 @ Room 302
Feb 10 @ 12:45 pm

Please join the Office of Pro Bono Outreach and Experiential Learning for a series of Externship Information Sessions. We will discuss the criteria for participating in the externship program, applying for jobs on Symplicity, the registration process, and the private firm placement policy. Room numbers to be determined soon. No RSVP required. Summer 2015 externship job postings go live on Symplicity, February 27th.

Questions? Please email Dean Turner, rturner@johnmarshall.edu or Professor Ortega bortega@johnmarshall.edu.

Feb
11
Wed
Externship Information Session #2 @ Room 303
Feb 11 @ 5:15 pm

Please join the Office of Pro Bono Outreach and Experiential Learning for a series of Externship Information Sessions. We will discuss the criteria for participating in the externship program, applying for jobs on Symplicity, the registration process, and the private firm placement policy. Room numbers to be determined soon. No RSVP required. Summer 2015 externship job postings go live on Symplicity, February 27th.

Questions? Please email Dean Turner, rturner@johnmarshall.edu or Professor Ortega bortega@johnmarshall.edu.

Feb
17
Tue
Externship Information Session #3 @ Room 302
Feb 17 @ 12:45 pm

Please join the Office of Pro Bono Outreach and Experiential Learning for a series of Externship Information Sessions. We will discuss the criteria for participating in the externship program, applying for jobs on Symplicity, the registration process, and the private firm placement policy. Room numbers to be determined soon. No RSVP required. Summer 2015 externship job postings go live on Symplicity, February 27th.

Questions? Please email Dean Turner, rturner@johnmarshall.edu or Professor Ortega bortega@johnmarshall.edu.

Feb
18
Wed
Externship Information Session #4 @ Room 303
Feb 18 @ 5:15 pm

Please join the Office of Pro Bono Outreach and Experiential Learning for a series of Externship Information Sessions. We will discuss the criteria for participating in the externship program, applying for jobs on Symplicity, the registration process, and the private firm placement policy. Room numbers to be determined soon. No RSVP required. Summer 2015 externship job postings go live on Symplicity, February 27th.

Questions? Please email Dean Turner, rturner@johnmarshall.edu or Professor Ortega bortega@johnmarshall.edu.

Mar
5
Thu
Requirements for Passing the Georgia Bar Exam: Mandatory for May Graduates @ Blackburn Conference Center Auditorium
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm

graduationThe 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

Mar
7
Sat
MPRE Workshop @ Room 709
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

1:00pm -4:00pm

Room 709

Kindly direct your questions to Professor Erika Walker-Cash at ewalker-cash@johnmarshall.edu

Mar
9
Mon
Law Journal Symposium @ State Bar of Georgia Building
Mar 9 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

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.

Presentations

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

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.

Contact Information

Please direct any questions about the event to Symposium Co-Chair Glenda Mitchell; AJMLS-LJ Editor-in-Chief Brandy Porter; or NJDC Senior Staff Attorney & Policy Advocate  Nadia Seeratan.

Mar
16
Mon
Spring Break (No Classes) @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Mar 16 – Mar 20 all-day
Mar
21
Sat
Accepted Student Day @ Blackburn Conference Center at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 admissions@johnmarshall.edu 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.

Business casual attire

Accepted Student Reception

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Mar
27
Fri
6th Annual Public Interest Law Society Fundraising Auction @ King & Spalding
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

downloadThe 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 7:00pm-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, dfdouglas@johnmarshall.edu.

See you there!

 

Apr
11
Sat
SBA to Host Masquerade Barrister’s Ball at Opera Nightclub, April 11 @ Opera Nightclub
Apr 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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 maeustice@johnmarshall.edu.

Apr
18
Sat
Prospective Student Information Session @ Blackburn Conference Center at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

sealAt Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, our students come for law school but find a community. The Office of Admissions invites all students interested in pursuing a law degree to attend an information session to experience our “community” firsthand. At the information session, students will have the opportunity to learn more about the school, meet professors, students, and key staff. Prospective students can also expect an engaging mock class presentation taught by one of our faculty members.

The information session will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The event will be at the law school’s Blackburn Conference Center located at 1405 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309. To RSVP to this event, fill out the form below. For additional questions, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@johnmarshall.edu or by phone at 404-872-3593 ext. 261.

The Office of Admissions looks forward to meeting you and your guests as we share all that John Marshall has to offer!

RSVP to AJMLS Open House

To RSVP for the upcoming Open House event, please complete the form below. An Admissions representative will follow up with you shortly after your submission.
Apr
30
Thu
Final Exam Period @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
Apr 30 – May 14 all-day
May
18
Mon
First Day of Summer Intersession @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
May 18 all-day
May
23
Sat
Commencement Exercises @ Georgia World Congress Center, Sidney Marcus Auditorium
May 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

graduationAtlanta’s John Marshall Law School proudly hosts its 2015 Spring Commencement:

Saturday, May 23, 2015

1:30pm

Georgia World Congress Center, Sidney Marcus Auditorium

Commencement Speaker: Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker, Georgia State Bar Association President

Information for Guests

  • Parking is available at the GWCC. Additionally, MARTA has a stop near the facility.
  • The auditorium will open at approximately 12:50pm for seating of family and guests. Once the music for the processional begins at approximately 1:30pm, family and guests will not be seated until after the invocation has been completed. The ushers will not make any exceptions to this policy and will notify late guests when they may be seated.
  • Concession stands are available at the GWCC in between buildings A and B.
  • There will be a small reception immediately following the ceremony in room A412 for the graduates, their guests, and AJMLS faculty/staff/volunteers.

Information for Graduates

  • There will be an area set aside for the storage of personal belongings and robing in room A411. Only graduates, AJMLS Staff/Volunteers will be allowed in this area (no exceptions). Security will be provided.
  • All graduates must be in the Auditorium at 11:30am for commencement practice, then robed and in place for the class photo by 12:30pm, location to be announced during the 11:30am practice.
  • Class line-up for the processional will begin at 1:00pm, once the processional begins at 1:30pm, no graduates will be permitted to enter the line, please be on time.
  • Immediately following the ceremony, graduates must return to the robing room to receive their diploma. Graduates must ensure they have completed their Financial Aid Exit Counseling and Career Services Graduate Interview to receive their diploma.
  • There are no tickets for the event and no limit on the number of guests per graduate. However, if you foresee your personal guest count to exceed 25, kindly reach out to Dean Michelle Harris so that she may keep track of the number of estimated attendees.
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25
Mon
Memorial Day (School Closed) @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
May 25 all-day
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26
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First Day of Summer Semester @ Atlanta's John Marshall Law School
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16
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