Alumni News

    Anonymous Donor Makes $100,000 Matching Donation to John Marshall Law School Foundation, Inc.

    March 16, 2021

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) and the John Marshall Law School Foundation, Inc. are excited to share great news about a recent $100,000 matching gift donation by an anonymous donor. AJMLS alumni can now participate and help achieve the Law School’s goal of providing more scholarships to our students this upcoming academic year. The… Read More

    The AJMLS Alumni Association Announces its 2021 Board of Directors

    February 3, 2021

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) Alumni Association is proud to announce the newly reconstituted Alumni Association Board of Directors. The Alumni Association Board of Directors consists of attorneys, judges, and executive officers in all areas of practice. Many members of the Board are owners of their law firms, while others work for major organizations… Read More

    2007 Alumnus, AJ Doucett, Named Director of Alumni Relations for Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

    October 16, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) and the John Marshall Law School Alumni Association proudly announce that AJ Doucett, Class of 2007, has been named the new Director of Alumni Relations at the Law School. As a long-time employee of the Law School, he is a known champion of the AJMLS community and students. During… Read More

    2010 Alumnus, Judge Vincent A. Lotti, Appointed to State Court of Henry County

    October 14, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Judge Vincent A. Lotti, Class of 2010, for his recent appointment to the State Court of Henry County. Judge Lotti will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Ernest Blount in February. Previously, he had been serving as a Henry County magistrate judge.  At the Law… Read More

    2010 Alumna, Alpa Amin, Named Executive Director for Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network

    October 1, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Alpa Amin, Class of 2010, for her recent promotion. As of January 1, 2021, Amin will become the Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network’s new Executive Director. At AJMLS, Amin was a founder of the Immigration Law Society, research assistant to Judge Renata Turner (former Director, then Associate Dean… Read More

    AJMLS Alumni on the Move: Fall 2020

    September 15, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) celebrates its alumni and their accomplishments. If you would like to submit information for our next Alumni on the Move piece, please click here to submit the form. Naja Burroughs, Class of 2019 Job placement at Kenny Leigh and Associates in its Atlanta office. Taylor Newell, Class of 2019… Read More

    Nine AJMLS Alumni Elected to Serve State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors

    August 31, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates its nine alumni that were recently elected to serve the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors. *The State Bar of Georgia is governed by a 160-member Board of Governors. The Board controls and administers the affairs of the State Bar. Members of the Board of Governors are… Read More

    2019 Alumnus, Captain Bryan Dayton, First Attorney Sworn Into the Bar of the Georgia Supreme Court Virtually

    August 13, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates 2019 alumnus, Captain Bryan Dayton, for his momentous swearing-in this morning to the Bar of the Georgia Supreme Court. Capt. Dayton is currently with the Georgia Army National Guard and works with U.S Army Europe Command. He is deployed to Germany where he plans joint training missions with… Read More

    1996 Alumnus, Ben Miller, Jr., Appointed to Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court

    June 12, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates 1996 alumnus, Ben Miller, Jr., on his recent appointment as Superior Court Judge for the Griffin Judicial CIrcuit. Miller will fill the vacancy created by Mack Crawford’s resignation and was appointed on May 1, 2020. When asked about his success, Miller remarked, “I am humbled. I think I was at… Read More

    Congratulations to Our Graduates and Award Recipients

    May 27, 2020

    The Law School is incredibly proud of its graduates. Your perseverance and resilience during this challenging time is a testament to your professionalism and work ethic. We look forward to following your careers and championing all your future successes. Valedictorians This award is given to the valedictorian from each of the school’s divisions (full-time and… Read More

    2011 Alumna, Ashley Gholamhosseini, Appointed Fulton County Magistrate Judge

    May 13, 2020

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Ashley Gholamhosseini, Class of 2011, for her recent appointment as a Fulton County magistrate judge. Gholamhosseini, who was appointed to the Fulton County Magistrate Court bench on May 8, 2020, said “This opportunity to serve the citizens of the county where I was born and where I proudly… Read More

    1996 Alumna, Angela Duncan, Appointed Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge

    December 5, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates 1996 alumna, Angela Duncan, on her recent appointment as the 11th Superior Court Judge for Gwinnett County. Gwinnett County is Georgia’s second largest county and this position was created by Governor Brian Kemp to assist in the increasing caseload. It is speculated that Duncan will be Gwinnett’s first… Read More

    1996 Alumna, Tasha M. Mosley, Appointed Clayton County District Attorney

    November 5, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates 1996 alumna, Tasha M. Mosley, on her recent appointment as District Attorney of the Clayton County Judicial Circuit. Mosley has served Clayton County as their Solicitor General since 2009, and previously served as Assistant Solicitor General in Henry County as well as Master Assistant Solicitor General from 2004… Read More

    2013 Alumnus, Judge Ethan Pham, Named to Georgia Trend’s 40 Under 40

    October 28, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Judge Ethan Pham, Class of 2013, for his recent honor of being named one of Georgia Trend’s 40 Under 40. The 40 individuals were selected by the Georgia Trend staff from more than 400 nominations by readers throughout the state. Judge Pham is a Partner at the Law Firm… Read More

    2011 Alumnus, Nick Schnyder, Employs Fellow AJMLS Graduates at Nick Schnyder Law Firm, LLC

    September 30, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumnus, Nick Schnyder, has only hired passionate legal minds from his alma mater since opening his firm, Nick Schnyder Law Firm, LLC, in August of 2016. Schnyder’s firm experienced rapid growth and turning to his fellow AJMLS alumni for support has enabled the firm to continue taking on difficult… Read More

    Alumni Team Up to Defend Innocent Department of Defense Employee

    August 27, 2019

    The Law School loves to help our alumni celebrate their success. Do you have similar news to share? Email us at marketing@johnmarshall.edu. Congratulations to Bill Black and Amanda Young!

    2018 Alumna, Calvana Cedant, Has Turned Her Dream Into a Reality

    July 8, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) 2018 alumna Calvana Cedant has a purpose on this earth to advocate for others, inspire future leaders, and grow organizations she truly believes in. Her path to law school began early on and she has since worked hard to achieve her goals. She was a part of the pre-law… Read More

    Alumna Nicole Fegan Sets a New Tone for Criminal Defense Attorneys

    July 1, 2019

    Got Proof?* Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) 2013 alumna Nicole Fegan was recently featured in the Atlanta Attorney at Law Magazine, which discussed her success, relationship with clients and the community, and her image as “the new generation of criminal defense law.” This success and reputation stems not only from her hard work and… Read More

    Alumna Neera Bahl Recently Appointed to the Cobb County Board of Elections

    June 26, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumna Neera Bahl was recently appointed to the Cobb County Board of Elections. In 2000, Bahl received her Juris Doctor degree from AJMLS and has since demonstrated a strong commitment of leadership and dedication towards helping society and her community. She is actively involved with many volunteer projects and… Read More

    2018 Alumna, Jennifer Magruder, Paves Way by Starting a Law Firm

    May 29, 2019

    Being a native of Atlanta, Jennifer A. Magruder graduated from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Marketing and Public Relations. However, she has always had an interest in the law and decided to pursue her true passion by attending Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS). In 2018, Magruder received her Juris Doctor degree and… Read More

    Alumnus Burl Finkelstein Featured in the Daily Report

    May 10, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumnus, Burl Finkelstein, was recently featured in the Daily Report on Law.com. The article, Georgia GC Discusses White House Meeting With Trade Officials, was featured in the April 15th edition as a full story on p. 5. You can also find the article online here. The article is a worthy… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna, Antonette Igbenoba, Accepts Position at Global Corporation

    April 30, 2019

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) 2016 alumna, Antonette Igbenoba, recently accepted a position at Ernst & Young (EY) with a focus in data privacy, an area of law she is most passionate about. After receiving her Theatre B.A. from Penn State University, Igbenoba began the next journey towards her career: law school. Her degree… Read More

    Alumnus, Vincent A. Lotti, Sworn in as Henry County Magistrate Judge

    December 13, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Vincent A. Lotti, Class of 2010, for his recent appointment as a Henry County magistrate judge. At the Law School, Lotti served as both a Peer Mentor and a Student Ambassador, and was a three time Dean’s Award recipient. Judge Lotti is a lifelong resident of Henry County,… Read More

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Alumni Are Sworn Into Practice at Mass Swearing-In Ceremony

    December 3, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School hosted a mass swearing-in ceremony for its recent graduates and alumni on November 29, 2018 at the Blackburn Conference Center. The Law School was honored by Justice Carol Hunstein of the Georgia Supreme Court and Judge T. Jackson Bedford of the Fulton County Superior Court. Thank you to all who participated… Read More

    Alumnus, William J. Black III, Sworn Into Practice at Pershing Point Park’s WWI Monument

    November 29, 2018

    On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) Alumnus and U.S. Air Force Veteran, William J. (Billy) Black III, was sworn into the practice of law by DeKalb County Superior Court Judge and U.S. District Court Nominee Hon. J.P. Boulee. The ceremony took place in Pershing Point Park, across West Peachtree Street from… Read More

    AJMLS Professor Delivers Keynote as Two Alumna Are Honored at Atlanta Bar Association Celebrating Service Luncheon

    October 19, 2018

    The Atlanta Bar Association is hosting their 11th Annual Celebrating Service Luncheon today at the Commerce Club. The luncheon is a celebration honoring legal professionals who have made significant impacts on our community through their dedication to public service. Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) Professor and Director of the Criminal Justice Certificate Program, Jonathan… Read More

    Alumna, Fallon McClure, Helps Bring Change to Georgia Communities at Spread the Vote

    September 30, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumna, Fallon McClure, currently serves as the Georgia State Director for Spread the Vote. McClure graduated from AJMLS in 2014, and her path to Spread the Vote is an inspiring one to share. After graduating from Georgia State University with a B.A. in History, McClure started in public service… Read More

    Three Alumni Accepted to GTLA LEAD Program

    August 27, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Jim Jenkins, Class of 2009; Daniel Justus, Class of 2014; and Chinny Law, Class of 2014 for their recent acceptance to the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) LEAD (Leadership Education and Advanced Direction) Program for 2018-2019. The GTLA LEAD Program was founded in 2013 for the purpose of educating… Read More

    Alumnus, Ethan Pham, First Appointed Vietnamese-American Judge in Georgia

    August 14, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) congratulates Ethan Pham, Class of 2013, for his recent appointment as associate municipal judge in Morrow, Georgia. Pham was unanimously appointed by Morrow City Council at its July 24 meeting and sworn in today, August 14, 2018. Pham is part of a very exclusive club: he is the third… Read More

    Alumnus, Erik Provitt, Accepted to American Bar Association Fellows Program

    August 1, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is thrilled to congratulate Erik Provitt, Class of 2016, for his recent acceptance into the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Fellows Program. The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Fellows Program encourages the active involvement and participation of young lawyers… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna Recognized as “Best Social Mediator” by the Daily Report

    May 3, 2018

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumna, Jennifer Gore-Cuthbert, has been named “Best Social Mediator” by the Daily Report. The “Best Social Mediator” category of the Daily Report Professional Excellence awards is designed to honor an attorney with a social media account that educates and, responsibly, entertains lawyers about the practice and the community.* The… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus, Erik Provitt, Selected as a Georgia Housing Corps Fellow

    April 12, 2018

    Class of 2016 Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumnus, Erik Provitt, has been selected as a Georgia Housing Corps Fellow (GHC). GHC is a new Fellowship program designed to address the barriers to housing stability in rural and urban communities in Georgia. GHC is being launched by Equal Justice Works. Equal Justice Works is the nation’s… Read More

    AJMLS Participates in 2017 RED Flag Football Tournament

    October 30, 2017

    On Saturday, November 4th, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) will be participating in the RED (Rehabilitation Enables Dreams) Flag Football Tournament. The event will take place at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. This year’s team includes AJMLS alumni and our Director of Admissions, Rebecca Milter. A… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna Sworn in as a State Court Judge

    September 17, 2017

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumna Margaret Spencer was recently sworn in as a judge in the State Court of the Clayton Judicial Circuit. The State Court is composed of five Judges, all of which are elected by the citizens of Clayton County and serve four year terms. Prior to Spencer’s judgeship, she served as the Senior… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Featured in Forbes

    June 29, 2017

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumnus, Brandon E. Campbell, has been recently featured in Forbes. The article, Meet The 29-Year-Old Attorney On A Mission To Redefine Global Citizenship, was digitally published in Forbes Entrepreneurs Under 30. The article is a worthy read that describes Campbell’s background, education, and early career that propelled him to apply… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna, Holly Waltman, Accepts AIOCLA 2017 10 Best Attorney Award

    April 12, 2017

    The American Institute of Legal Counsel (“AIOCLA”) recently named 2012 AJMLS alumna, Holly Waltman, with the prestigious 10 Best Attorney Award. AIOCLA is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization comprised of 13 divisions. AIOCLA recognizes excellence of fellow practitioners in the field.* During law school, Ms. Waltman earned internships practicing both criminal defense and prosecution. At graduation, she… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Elected to Spalding County State Court

    March 22, 2017

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (“AJMLS”) graduate and 2001 alumnus, Honorable Josh W. Thacker, was elected last June to serve as a State Court Judge in Spalding County, Georgia. He assumed office on January 1, 2017. Judge Thacker credits an externship that he held in the Spalding County District Attorney’s office, while he was a student… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna, Sheronn Harris, Co-Authors Bill

    March 17, 2017

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) alumna and Georgia Women’s Policy Institute Fellow, Sheronn Harris, recently co-authored a bill with a local judge and fellow member of the legal community. Ms. Harris is a Georgia attorney and the owner of The Harris Firm, P.C. The Georgia Women’s Policy Institute is the signature advocacy program of the YWCA of… Read More

    Alpa Amin Selected as Top 40 Under 40

    October 5, 2016

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Alumnus, Alpa Amin, was recently named one of Georgia Trend’s 40 Under 40.The 2016 Georgia Trend 40 Under 40 represent a plethora of professions. The 40 selected were chosen from nominations made by readers of Georgia Trend throughout the state and the final selections were made by the editorial staff. Ms. Amin is… Read More

    Alumna Janie Parks Varnell Learned How to Practice Law During her Time at AJMLS

    August 30, 2016

    Alumna and 2012 graduate Janie Parks Varnell currently practices as a criminal defense attorney with the firm Davis & Hoss in Chattanooga, TN. Varnell represents individuals charged with crimes in state and federal court. Notably, Varnell was recently featured in an Editorial in the Hamilton County Herald. The article focused on Varnell’s belief that her… Read More

    Alumnus Adam Malone Receives Honors

    August 18, 2016

    Atlanta’s John Marshall alumnus and 2000 class valedictorian, Adam Malone, was recently made a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers is a group of truly elite trial lawyers representing both sides of the Bar. The Academy limits fellowship to only 500 active trial lawyers under the age… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna Named Co-Editor of Georgia YLD Newsletter

    July 11, 2016

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumna and 2011 graduate, Heather Riggs, was recently named Co-Editor of The YLD Review. The YLD is the State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division’s newsletter. Riggs is the owner of MindMeld Marketing in Atlanta. MindMeld Marketing concentrates on providing assistance to clients with website content, blogging and social media…. Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Successfully Argues in Front of Supreme Court of Georgia

    July 7, 2016

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumnus and 2008 graduate, David Willingham, successfully argued a reversal in front of the Supreme Court of Georgia. The Georgia Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Zilke v. Georgia on June 20, 2016. Willingham’s client, Bajrodin Zilke, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and several… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Sworn in as Superior Court Judge

    June 10, 2016

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumnus and 2008 graduate, Dustin Hightower, was recently sworn in to serve as a superior court judge in the Coweta Judicial Circuit. Hightower’s current seat was made vacant when Judge A. Quillian Baldwin, Jr. retired from the court earlier this year. On May 26, 2016, Governor Nathan Deal administered Hightower’s… Read More

    Alumnus Adam Malone Named Lawyer of the Year

    March 1, 2016

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumnus and 2000 class valedictorian, Adam Malone, has been recognized by his peers and named Georgia’s 2016 Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law – Plantiffs by Best Lawyers. Malone, a Partner at Malone Law, was also featured as a cover story, Rising to the Top, for the current… Read More

    Congratulations to the December Graduates

    December 23, 2015

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School congratulates its December 2015 graduates. Happy holidays!         Jacques Alpacino Barker Chantiel Denise Bell Anthony W Berry Audra Braswell Bleecker Michael Allen Bodiford Shalena Mary Broadbelt Garrett Michael Emmons Carl Von Epps III Robert Mason Frisbie Corey Dwayne Givens Noor Elizabeth Janho Georgia Kasidakis Tom Katusabe Paul… Read More

    Alumni Sworn Into U.S. Supreme Court

    December 1, 2015

    On Monday, November 30, 2015, Dean Malcolm L. Morris sponsored eight AJMLS alumni and two guests to be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court (Court). In order to be sworn into the Court, an attorney must have been sworn into the highest court in the state in which they are licensed for at least three… Read More

    AJMLS Father Daughter Alumni Team Featured in Daily Report

    September 28, 2015

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Alumni, Michael Puglise (’93) and Brooke Puglise (’14) of Puglise Law Firm, are featured in today’s Daily Report. The article, Suit: UGA Cop Fired for Following ‘Amnesty Law’ for Overdose Calls, details their representation of Jay Park, the former University of Georgia police officer who filed suit in Fulton County… Read More

    Two Alumni Selected for 2015-2016 GTLA LEAD Program Class

    September 16, 2015

    The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association has announced that John Marshall Law School Alumni Thomas Lyman of the Mulholland Law Firm and Kyle Moore with the Lazenby Law Group have been selected for the 2015-2016 Leadership Education & Advanced Direction (LEAD) Program. Now entering its third year, the widely-acclaimed LEAD Program serves to train and equip… Read More

    Alumnus David Lee Windecher Publishes Book, Credits Law School

    May 15, 2015

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Alumnus, David Lee Windecher (’12), has chronicled his extraordinary life journey of going from defendant to defense attorney in his soon to be released book* “AmerIcan Dream: HisStory in the Making”. He hopes to utilize his personal story to inspire others to overcome challenges and pursue their dreams. “John Marshall gave me… Read More

    Family of Alumnus Judge G. Alan Blackburn Establish Memorial Scholarship

    May 12, 2015

    As printed by AJC.com on May 11, 2015: Chief Judge Gerald Alan Blackburn, 76, of Marietta, died on May 9, 2015. He was born May 6, 1939 in East Bend, North Carolina. After serving four years on active duty in the United States Air Force, returned to Atlanta and entered John Marshall Law School and… Read More

    Alumna Sherri Jefferson Awarded FDHA Healthcare Champions Chairman Award & 11Alive CSA

    February 26, 2015

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Alumna, Sherri Jefferson (’95), was recently award the Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority (FDHA) Champions Chairman Award, as well as the 11Alive Community Service Award in 2014. On Sunday, December 7th, the Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority hosted its healthcare champions’ awards ceremony at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. It was the third year for the… Read More

    Alumna Tiffany Jones Ellenberg Sworn in to the Governor’s Indigent Advisory Panel

    January 30, 2015

    Tiffany Jones Ellenberg, ’98, was recently sworn in to the Governor’s Indigent Advisory Panel by Governor Nathan Deal. This special committee monitors the progress and funding for Georgia’s Public Defender Standards Council and works in conjunction with the Advisory Committee on Legislation, the Executive Committee and the Board of Governors to provide advice, expertise and advocacy on behalf of… Read More

    LL.M. Alumna Christina Harris Schwinn Published in Northeastern University Law Journal

    December 19, 2014

    LL.M. in Employment Law alumna Christina Harris Schwinn has been published in the Northeastern University Law Journal. The article was adopted from Schwinn’s LL.M. thesis. The article on overtime compensation authored by the Pavese Law Firm partner is titled, “Half-Time or Time and One-Half? Recent Developments Deprive Employees of their Rightful Overtime Compensation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.”… Read More

    Mass Swearing In Ceremony on November 5, 2014

    November 19, 2014

    The Alumni Office held a mass swearing in ceremony for the July 2014 bar exam passers and other AJMLS alumni on November 5, 2014. The Alumni were sworn into the Supreme Court of Georgia and Fulton County Superior Court.  They were honored to be sworn in by Justice Carol Hunstein of the Supreme Court and… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus and Professor Quoted in AJC on Immigration

    October 2, 2014

    When it comes to the debate on U.S. immigration; neither U.S. Rep Doug Collins (Class of 2008) or Professor Joseph Rosen are strangers to the discussion. In an article recently published by the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC), both Collins and Rosen, along with several other law professors were given the opportunity to share their views… Read More

    Almuna Tracee Benzo Receives ‘Top’ Honor from Atlanta Business League

    September 25, 2014

    The law school is pleased to announce that alumna, Tracee Benzo was named one of Atlanta Business League’s Top 100 Women of  Influence for 2014. For years the Atlanta Business League has recognized African-American female business owners, professionals, community and civic leaders in Metropolitan Atlanta. In 1994, the organization began publishing its list of influential African-American women in hopes of educating… Read More

    Alumnus Sworn in as Circuit Court Judge for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit of Tennessee

    September 2, 2014

    The law school is proud to announce that alumnus, Justin Angel, was elected and sworn in today as the Circuit Court Judge for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit of Tennessee making him first circuit court judge to be elected from Bledsoe County, which is the smallest county in the district. At age 33, Angel was one… Read More

    Alumnus Desmond Humphrey Discusses DUI Charges and Second Chances with Atlanta Legal Experts

    September 2, 2014

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumnus, Desmond Humphrey and a panel of other legal professionals were interviewed by Atlanta Legal Experts Radio this morning to discuss driving under the influence (DUI) and the implications of being found guilty of a DUI. The interview also included an interesting debate discussing if individuals should take field sobriety… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna Discusses Personal Injury and Opening Her Own Firm in Radio Interview

    August 20, 2014

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumna, Jennifer Gore-Cuthbert was recently interviewed on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio regarding personal injury law. Joined by Carol Allen, Amy Pierson, William Vincent, and Charlotte Merritt, Jennifer talked about making a name for herself fighting for her clients’ rights through her firm, The Gore Law Firm, LLC.; which specializes in… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna, Tannyka Bent, Tells the Daily Report How She Stays Grounded

    July 16, 2014

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumna, Tannyka Bent says her many activities keep her grounded in a recent interview with the Daily Report. Bent is an artist, who recently donated one of her paintings to be auctioned at the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts gala. She plays softball, kickball and flag football on local club… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna Wins Unpaid Overtime Case, Featured in Daily Report

    June 4, 2014

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumna, Amanda Farahany was featured in the Daily Report for the recent verdict handed down by an Atlanta judge  who awarded more than $173,000 to Farahany and Severin Roberts who won a $6,097 verdict for their client in an unpaid overtime case. In an order awarding Atlanta law firm Barrett… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Represents Plaintiff for Botched IV Test Injury

    May 21, 2014

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumnus and Alumni Board member, Lawrence Schlachter, M.D., J.D., has garnered headline recognition in the Daily Report for a major trial win for a medical malpractice plaintiff.  According to the Daily Report, a Fulton County jury awarded more than $4.4 million to a man claiming permanent injuries when a bit… Read More

    Governor Nathan Deal Names AJMLS Alumna Solicitor General of Muscogee County

    March 25, 2014

    Governor Nathan Deal recently named Suzanne Goddard, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumna, the new Solicitor General of Muscogee County. The vacancy was created by the appointment of the Hon. Benjamin Richardson as State Court judge of Muscogee County. Goddard’s appointment is effective upon swearing-in.  Goddard has worked in the Office of the Solicitor-General since… Read More

    AJLMS Alumni Sworn into U.S. Supreme Court

    December 23, 2013

    On Monday, December 2, 2013, 7 AJMLS alumni and one professor were sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court.  The alumni that were sworn in include:  Alex Brown, Christopher Grubbs, Lisa Skinner, Alicia Mullice, Cameil Reddick, Lisa Guerra, Mark Zukowski, and Professor Renata Turner. On December 1, 2013 an evening reception was held for the participants… Read More

    AJMLS Alumna to Head Law Office in Lodz, Poland

    December 17, 2013

    The Joseph H. Rosen Immigration Law Group, founded by Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School adjunct professor Joseph Rosen, recently opened an office in Lodz, Poland. The branch will be managed by recent John Marshall alumna and lawyer, Alina Sokol. Sokol graduated from the law school in May 2013 with an LL.M. in American Legal Studies…. Read More

    Mass Swearing In Ceremony on November 13, 2013

    November 16, 2013

    The Alumni Office held a mass swearing in ceremony for the July 2013 bar exam passers and other AJMLS alumni on November 13, 2013. The Alumni were sworn into the Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Georgia, and Fulton County Superior Court and were honored to be sworn in by Justice Carol Hunstein of the… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Burl Finkelstein Featured in Atlanta Business Chronicle

    October 14, 2013

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Alumnus, Burl Finkelstein (’05), was recently featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle for his work outside the courtroom. Finkelstein is an engineer-turned-lawyer and is the Vice President and General Counsel at Kason Industries. Outside the office, he spends his time building model rockets and the engines and propellant systems powering… Read More

    Mass Swearing In Ceremony on November 13, 2013 for July 2013 Bar Exam Passers

    October 9, 2013

    The Alumni Office will hold a mass swearing in ceremony for the July 2013 bar exam passers and any other AJMLS alumni who would like to be sworn into the Court of Appeals or Supreme Court of Georgia.  We will be honored by Justice Carol Hunstein of the Supreme Court and Judge T. Jackson Bedford… Read More

    Alumna Publishes Legal Tech Article

    August 29, 2013

    Alumna Heather Hale (’11) has published another article on the Litig8r Tech community website.  You can read her article here: http://blog.litigatortechnology.com/2013/08/19/apps-for-law-practice-management-part-one/#more-6265

    The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Names AJMLS Alumna as New Policy Fellow

    August 15, 2013

    The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health announces Jemila Lea as their new Policy Fellow. A Texas native, Lea joins the foundation after receiving her Juris Doctor from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in the spring of 2013. Prior to law school, Lea earned her Bachelor’s Degree in general studies with an emphasis in legal studies… Read More

    AJMLS Alumni Elected to Positions in Young Lawyers Division

    July 24, 2013

    Recently alumni from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School were elected to the Member-at-Large Representative of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Executive Council position. The alumni include Boris Y. Milter (’11), Jackson E. Oliver (’11), and Tiffany M. Simmons (’09). The YLD has been strengthened over the years through guidance by the State Bar of Georgia,… Read More

    Alumni gather at State Bar Annual Meeting

    June 29, 2013

    Over 40 AJMLS Alumni and their family gathered at the State Bar Annual meeting Alumni reception.  Among the group was Dean Lynn, Alumni Director Ginger Arnold, Director of Admissions Rebecca Stafford, and Alumni Board Chair Boris Milter.

    AJMLS Alumna Appointed to the American Bar Association

    May 28, 2013

    Starting in August, Heather Hale (‘11) will serve as the District 12 Representative for the American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division. District 12 covers the states of Georgia and Alabama. Heather was selected for this position by the State Bar of Georgia, and will represent the GA YLD at ABA meetings and assemblies. Her… Read More

    AJMLS Graduation

    May 18, 2013

    Representative Doug Collins (’07)  of Georgia’s 9th District was the keynote speaker at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School’s Commencement, held Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. During the ceremonies, the law school conferred nine Master of Law degrees and more than 220 Juris Doctor degrees. Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School… Read More

    AJMLS Graduate Elected Mayor of Forest Park, Georgia

    April 19, 2013

    AJMLS graduate David Lockhart (’11) was recently elected as Mayor of Forest Park on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Carla McMillan, Judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals will swear him in at 7 p.m. on May 6, 2013 at Forest Park City Hall. Congratulations on your accomplishment!

    AJMLS Holds Annual Swearing-In Ceremony for Alumni

    November 19, 2012

    On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, the Alumni Office welcomed AJMLS graduates to the annual group swearing-in ceremonies at the Blackburn Conference Center. Forty-seven alumni were admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court, while 34 alumni took their oath for admission into the Fulton County Superior Court. We were honored to have Georgia Supreme Court… Read More

    Article by AJMLS Alumna is Featured on Litigator Blog

    August 28, 2012

    AJMLS alumna, Heather Hale was recently a guest contributor for litigation blog, Litig8or Tech. Her article titled, “Solo but Not Alone: iPad as Personal Assistant” posted yesterday, August 27, 2012 to the website. Heather’s day-in-the-life article details her experience as a solo practitioner and describes how her iPad plays a major role in the maintenance… Read More

    AJMLS Alumnus Wins Runoff for Georgia’s 9th District

    August 23, 2012

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School alumnus Doug Collins, who graduated in 2008, recently won the runoff for Georgia’s new 9th District, by defeating Martha Zoller.  Doug will now move on to the November 6th general election.  AJMLS has a large population of alumni who are politically active and involved in public service.  Our school and… Read More

    AJMLS Hosts Fred Gray Social Justice Seminar

    January 24, 2012

    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School’s 2011 Commencement

    May 14, 2011

    The Honorable Robert Benham of the Georgia Supreme Court was the keynote speaker at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School’s Commencement, held Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Atlanta Civic Center. During the ceremonies, the law school conferred more than 130 Juris Doctor degrees. Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School conferred a Degree of Masters of Law… Read More

    Youth and the Law Summit

    March 2, 2008

    On Saturday, March 1st, a group of students from Atlanta’s Coan Middle School joined John Marshall faculty and students for their inaugural Youth and the Law Summit. The Summit, sponsored by Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in partnership with the Gate City Bar Association, is designed to give minority students the opportunity to think critically… Read More

    Youth and the Law Summit

    March 2, 2008

    On Saturday, March 1st, a group of students from Atlanta’s Coan Middle School joined John Marshall faculty and students for their inaugural Youth and the Law Summit. The Summit, sponsored by Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in partnership with the Gate City Bar Association, is designed to give minority students the opportunity to think critically… Read More