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The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® program recognizes excellence achievement by law students in their studies. The award is given to the student with the highest grade in the class as determined by the instructor or registrar. Excellent work!

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Announces Creation of the John Marshall Law School Foundation, Inc.

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is proud to announce the creation of the John Marshall Law School Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt foundation.  The mission and purposes of the John Marshall Law School Foundation, Inc. are to provide financial support, by means of funded scholarships and fundraising activities, to law students attending Atlanta’s John Marshall… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

Atlanta’s John Marshall has compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ), listed below by department or area of interest. If your particular question is not addressed, please reach out to the corresponding department. Our staff listings are located here.

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Georgia Supreme Court Justice as 2017 Commencement Speaker

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce Mr. Keith Blackwell, Georgia Supreme Court Justice, as the Law School’s 2017 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. on May 20, 2017 at the Cobb Galleria Centre – Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339. Dean Malcolm L. Morris notes, The… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes State Bar of Georgia President as 2015 Commencement Speaker

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce Mrs. Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker, State Bar of Georgia President, as the law school’s 2015 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. on May 23, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center – Sidney Marcus Auditorium, Building A. Dean Malcolm L. Morris… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Enters 2021 as a 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Law School

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is delighted to start the New Year as a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Law School following its conversion effective January 1, 2021. The Law School was founded as a nonprofit in 1933, and its recent conversion is a welcome new beginning and homecoming to its original roots. The change in… Read More

John Marshall Law School Hosts State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program’s Pipeline Program

John Marshall is proud to have once again hosted the two-week State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program’s Pipeline Program, which brings young high school students together for classes and real life experiences. This year’s class of 18 included 8 students who participated in the first and second years of the program, some of whom have… Read More

John Marshall Law School Hosts State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program's Pipeline Program

John Marshall is proud to have once again hosted the two-week State Bar of Georgia Diversity Program’s Pipeline Program, which brings young high school students together for classes and real life experiences. This year’s class of 18 included 8 students who participated in the first and second years of the program, some of whom have… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Board of Directors Officially Name Jace C. Gatewood 10th Dean of Law School

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce the permanent appointment of its 10th Dean, Jace C. Gatewood. Dean Gatewood succeeded Dean Malcolm L. Morris on January 1, 2020 as Interim Dean and CEO, and has now been affirmed by the Board as the permanent Dean. Dean Gatewood became the first African American… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Remains Approved ABA Law School, Seeks Non-Profit Status

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is pleased to announce that the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association at its recent meeting found that the Law School demonstrated full compliance with the ABA Standards. The Law School has continuously been an approved ABA law school… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes New Faculty

Fall classes are officially underway and the law school is pleased to welcome its new and returning faculty.   New to Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Derek Alphran, Adjunct Professor Judith Barger, Distinguished Teaching Professional Ronald Blasi, Adjunct Professor Sujata Chanani, Adjunct Professor Erin Corken, Adjunct Professor Joe Habachy, Adjunct Professor Susan Jackson, Adjunct Professor… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Announces Launch of New School Website

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) – Georgia’s only fully ABA-accredited, independent law school – today launched the school’s new website. The website features bold colors, a clean uncluttered design and content to support AJMLS’s vision of providing both prospective and current students, and the AJMLS community with accurate and useful information. The website, which… Read More

AJMLS Announces Relocation Tuition Credit for Incoming Students

In an effort to ease the economic burden of students entering law school, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School recently announced the Relocation Tuition Credit program for incoming students. The Relocation Tuition Credit is designed to assist students with the costs associated with moving to Atlanta. To be eligible for the program, an entering student must… Read More

Catholic Charities of Atlanta and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Launch State’s First Immigration Law Clinic

April 2012 Catholic Charities of Atlanta (CCA) and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) today announced a partnership to open Georgia’s first Immigration Law Clinic to provide CCA clients with legal counsel and representation and offer second-and third-year law students real-world experience under the direction of licensed attorneys. Key facts about the new Immigration Law… Read More

Loans & Scholarships

Admissions Scholarships Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) seeks to make legal education attainable to both traditional and non-traditional students. At the time of an admissions decision, each successful applicant will automatically be reviewed for generous merit based scholarships. No further application should be submitted to be considered for the available merit-based scholarships. After a… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Offering LL.M. in Employment Law

Now enrolling for Fall 2010, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School announces an innovative, graduate-level program for attorneys seeking to develop or strengthen an employment law practice. In recent years, employment law claims of all types have increased in number and scope, requiring attorneys to develop new strategies to serve their clients on both the employer… Read More

Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Offering LL.M. in Employment Law

Now enrolling for Fall 2010, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School announces an innovative, graduate-level program for attorneys seeking to develop or strengthen an employment law practice. In recent years, employment law claims of all types have increased in number and scope, requiring attorneys to develop new strategies to serve their clients on both the employer… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School’s 3rd Annual Youth and the Law Summit

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School held its annual Youth and the Law Summit on Saturday, April 17, 2010. More than thirty middle-school students attended this year’s Summit. The students came from various schools from the Atlanta and Clayton County school districts. Their day started with a continental breakfast and ice-breaker conducted by Darrick McDuffie, an… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School’s 3rd Annual Youth and the Law Summit

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School held its annual Youth and the Law Summit on Saturday, April 17, 2010. More than thirty middle-school students attended this year’s Summit. The students came from various schools from the Atlanta and Clayton County school districts. Their day started with a continental breakfast and ice-breaker conducted by Darrick McDuffie, an… Read More

John Marshall Law School Foundation

The John Marshall Law School Foundation, Inc. is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Foundation Funds The Alumni and Donor Scholarship Established in 2021, The Alumni and Donor Scholarship was created through the generosity of an anonymous donor, alumni, faculty, staff, and… Read More