February 10, 2023

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Chief Judge Ural Glanville to the Board of Directors


Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judge Ural Glanville, Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Fulton County, to the Board of Directors.

After eight years as a magistrate judge and 17 years on the superior court bench, Judge Glanville became chief judge of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit in 2022. He earned an associate degree from Brevard College in 1982; a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Georgia in 1984 and a juris doctor, also from the University of Georgia, in 1987. He earned a master’s in strategic studies at the U.S. Army War College in 2008. He served 35 years in the Army retiring in 2019 as a Brigadier General.

His professional experience includes: Commanding General, US Army Reserve Legal Command; Brigadier General, Chief Judge (IMA) United States Army Court of Criminal Appeals; Commanding General, NATO Rule of Law Support Mission/Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan; Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University School of Law; Private Practice, Ural Glanville, P.C.; Litigation Associate, Arrington & Hollowell; Senior Trial Prosecutor, Solicitor’s Office of DeKalb County, Georgia; Senior Prosecutor, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate; Defense Attorney, United States Army Trial Defense Service; Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland & City Colleges of Chicago, European Divisions; Prosecutor, Solicitor’s Office of Fulton County, Georgia; Probation Officer, Georgia Department of Corrections, Fulton County; and Graduate of Leadership Atlanta.

The Law School and its stakeholders look forward to working with and learning from such an accomplished leader with depth of knowledge of our legal community.

Judge Glanville joins the following members and advisor of the Board of Directors:


Dr. Michael C. Markovitz, Ph.D.
Chairman, Board of Directors

Dean Frank T. Read
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
President & Dean Emeritus, South Texas College of Law

Kwaku C. George (KC)
Director, National Development Council

Honorable Carol W. Hunstein
Former Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia

Adam Malone
Partner, Malone Law

Teri P. McClure
Former General Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer, Senior Vice President of Labor Relations and Communications, United Parcel Service of America, Inc.

Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker
County Attorney, Fulton County, Georgia

Kevin Ross
President, Kevin Ross Public Affairs Group LLC

Dr. Lawrence B. Schlachter
DDS, MD, JD, Schlachter Law Firm

Dean James P. White
Consultant Emeritus, Section on Legal Education & Admission to the Bar, American Bar Association


Linda A. Klein
Shareholder, Baker Donelson