Facilities and Directions
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is located at 1422 West Peachtree Street in the heart of Atlanta’s Midtown district at the junction of two major interstate highways. The school is thus easily accessible to students throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area as well as northern and central Georgia.
The school is housed in a nine story mid-rise located on one of the major streets in Atlanta. The facilities of the school have recently undergone a major renovation with the construction of new classrooms and a new trial and appellate courtroom, all of which are equipped with the latest in audio-visual technology, as well as a substantial expansion in space allocated to the law library. All are located in one building to provide convenient access to students. The building is fully accessible to those with special needs.
In addition to the newly renovated areas of the law school is a 16,500 square-foot state-of-the-art conference center designed to bolster educational opportunities for the law school and legal community. The Blackburn Conference Center is conveniently situated across the street from the law school in Atlanta’s thriving Midtown district. Parking for the conference center is located at the intersection of Spring and 18th Streets. The address for the Blackburn Conference Center is 1405 Spring Street Atlanta, GA 30309.
Directions to Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and Blackburn Conference Center
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School campus is comprised of three buildings: 1422 West Peachtree Street NW; 1430 West Peachtree Street NW; and 1405 Spring Street NW.
Parking for the law school and conference center is located on campus at the intersection of 18th Street and Spring Street. John Marshall is also conveniently located just three blocks from a stop on a Metro Atlanta Transit Authority (MARTA) route.
From the North
I – 85
Take I-85 South to the 17th St. exit – take a left onto 17th St. – at the second light, take a left (W. Peachtree St.) – go to the first light and take a left onto 18th St. – the parking deck is on the right.
I – 75
Take I-75 South to Northside Dr. exit – turn right onto Northside Drive – drive about a 1/2 mile and turn left onto 17th St. – Take 17th St. across the interstate and take a left onto W. Peachtree St. – drive one block and turn left onto 18th St. – the parking deck is on the right.
From the South
Take I-75/I-85 North to the 10th/14th/Techwood exit (Approximately a 1/2 mile before the 75/85 split) – turn right onto 10th St. – go to the second light (W. Peachtree St.) turn left – drive eight blocks and turn left onto 18th Str. – the parking deck is on the right.
From the East
Take I-20 East to I-75/I-85 North. Once on I-75/I-85 North, follow the directions above.
From the West
Take I-20 West to I-75/I-85 North. Once on I-75/I-85 North, follow the directions above.
Take MARTA to the Arts Center Station – exit onto W. Peachtree St. and turn right – walk three blocks and cross the street at 18th St.
Facilities at 1422 West Peachtree Street NW
For the past 15 years, the law school has occupied space in a nine story mid-rise office building at 1422 West Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta. The law school occupies all of the 65,000+ square feet available in the building (pictured right).
Over the last 10 years, the law school has renovated each of the nine floors to accommodate its growing student body, faculty, and staff.
The 1422 West Peachtree Street building currently has 13 classrooms: six traditional classrooms, five seminar rooms, and two trial courtrooms. The building also houses a student lounge and common area, Student Bar Association office, faculty suite, administrative offices, and meeting space. Three of the nine floors are dedicated to library and research space.
Images below (left to right): front entrance corridor, library, classroom
Facilities at 1430 West Peachtree Street NW
In 2010, the law school acquired two floors of an adjacent building at 1430 West Peachtree Street NW. The expansion project added approximately 32,500 square feet of classrooms, administrative offices, and meeting space.
Pedestrian bridges connect the 6th and 7th floors of the 1422 Building to the 6th and 7th floors of the 1430 Building. Students, staff, and faculty access the 1430 Building through the pedestrian bridges from the 1422 Building. (pictured right)
The teaching facilities at 1430 West Peachtree Street NW have eight classrooms: six traditional classrooms and two seminar rooms. The 1430 Building also houses the Law Journal office, faculty suite, administrative offices and meeting space.
Images below (left to right): ribbon cutting ceremony of pedestrian bridges, 7th floor decor, 7th floor hallway
Facilities at 1405 Spring Street – The Blackburn Conference Center
On August 30, 2011, the law school hosted a dedication ceremony naming the newly renovated 1405 Spring Street building after one of its most esteemed alumni and former Board of Directors member, Judge G. Alan Blackburn. Judge Blackburn recently retired from the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia.
The single story building is located directly across from the law school on 18th Street and adds 16,508 square feet to the law school facilities. The building contains an auditorium, banquet/reception area, several conference rooms, a large board room (pictured right), a seminar room and several administrative offices. While the building is occasionally rented to the community, its main purpose is to serve the needs of the law school.
Images below (left to right): Auditorium, front building sign (corner of Spring Street & 18th Street), Seminar Room