AJMLS students and faculty recently attended the 13th Annual Gate City Bar Hall of Fame Gala and Induction Ceremony. Students – Tannyka Bent, Sharee Tumbling, and Uchenna Uzoka were among the six recipients of the 2012 Gate City Bar Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to minority law students who are either currently enrolled in a Georgia law school, or who are Georgia residents enrolled in an out-of-state law school.
There were several notable attendees and inductees into the Gate City Bar Hall of Fame. The Gate City Bar inducted Miles J. Alexander; M. Gino Brogdon; Teresa Wynn Roseborough; and Larry D. Thompson. The inductees were honored for their commitment to the legal profession and community. The keynote speaker was Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice.
Established in 1948, the Gate City Bar Association is the oldest African American Bar association in the State of Georgia. For more information on the organization, visit www.gatecitybar.org.