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

Donate to Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Thank you for your interest in making a donation to Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Donations made directly to the Law School will be used to offset tuition-based scholarships for Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School students. The Law School makes every effort to help law students financially navigate their graduate education and your donation helps… 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 Hosts 11th Annual KSU Owl Classic Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

On Saturday, October 16, 2021, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) was pleased to host the 11th Annual Owl Classic Invitation Mock Trial Tournament for Kennesaw State University (KSU). After a one year pause due to COVID-19, the competition welcomed nine teams to the new AJMLS campus in Downtown Atlanta. Thank you to this year’s coordinators: Dr. Elizabeth… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Linda A. Klein as 2018 Commencement Speaker

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce Ms. Linda A. Klein, of Baker Donelson, as the Law School’s 2018 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. on May 19, 2018 at the Cobb Galleria Centre – Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339.   Dean Malcolm L. Morris notes,… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Linda A. Klein to the Board of Directors

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda A. Klein, immediate past president of the American Bar Association and Shareholder at Baker Donelson, as an Advisor to the Board of Directors. Linda’s leadership experience and work at the American Bar Association, which is the largest voluntary professional association in… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Kwaku C. George to the Board of Directors

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is pleased to announce the appointment of Kwaku C. George (KC), a Director of the National Development Council (NDC), to the Board of Directors. George’s background in the for profit, public, and non-profit sectors bring unique perspective to the Law School as it is currently converting to a non-profit institution…. Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Launches Online, Resident LL.M. Programs for Foreign-educated Attorneys

April 2012 Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) “today announced the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Council on Legal Education and Admissions  has acquiesced to its application to launch online and resident LL.M. programs for foreign-educated attorneys.  Classes begin Fall 2012.  These new programs brings to three the number of LL.M. programs offered by AJMLS.  The… Read More

John Marshall Ranked 4th Most Diverse Law School by National Jurist

Providing a diverse learning environment for students is important to the faculty and administration at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. While this diversity enriches the academic environment, it also challenges the law school to meet the educational needs of students, many of whom are either returning to the rigors of an academic experience, or are… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Adds Impressive Roster of Tenured and Visiting Professors

Standing firmly behind our mission to prepare highly competent and professional lawyers who are committed to the improvement of the legal system and society, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is excited about the recent addition to our growing institution. AJMLS has hired seven tenured/tenure-track professors and seven visiting professors to bolster its commitment to… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly Schools List

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and Savannah Law School jointly announced that they have each been designated as a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Institutions competed for the elite Military Friendly® School title by completing a survey of over 100 questions covering ten categories,… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Appoints Three New Administrators

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) – Georgia’s only fully accredited, stand-alone law school – has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, an Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and an Associate Dean of Recruitment and Marketing. New administrators include: Kevin Cieply, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Prior to joining AJMLS in 2008, Cieply served more… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Hosts First Prospective Student Open House of 2014

January 2014 Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) – Georgia’s only fully ABA-accredited, independent law school – will host their first prospective student open house event of the 2014 year featuring a mock class presentation taught by noted professor and Associate Dean for Scholarships Jeffrey Van Detta. Students interested in attending Atlanta’s John Marshall Law… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Judge Angela Duncan, Class of 1996, as 2021 Commencement Speaker

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce Judge Angela Duncan, Class of 1996, as the Law School’s 2021 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. on May 22, 2021 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Atrium Ballroom – 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303. A live stream of… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation Partner to Launch Landlord Tenant Hybrid Clinic

Effective the Fall 2022 Semester, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) in partnership with Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF) is kick-starting a new Landlord Tenant Hybrid Clinic to address the housing crisis in Atlanta. The inaugural cohort of six AJMLS students will be working with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation‘s Safe and Stable Homes Project… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Relocating to Downtown Atlanta with Upgraded Facilities and Amenities

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce its plans to relocate to new facilities in the heart of Downtown, Atlanta, just over two miles south of its current location. The Law School has secured the prominent architectural firm, Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm, to lead the… Read More

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

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

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Welcomes Dr. Lawrence Schlachter to the Board of Directors

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lawrence Schlachter, attorney and board-certified Neurological Surgeon, to the Board of Directors. Dr. Schlachter is a 2004 graduate of AJMLS and owns The Schlachter Law Firm. Dr. Schlachter is one of the few attorneys in the United States who has a unique… Read More

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

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

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Honors American Cancer Society with Scholarship

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) moved into its new Downtown Atlanta campus in 2021. In connection with its move, the Law School received its largest in-kind donation from the American Cancer Society (ACS) of premium office furniture. The Atlanta nonprofit donated enough furniture to furnish every office, conference room, and common area in the… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Hosts 12th Annual KSU Owl Classic Invitational Mock Trial Tournament

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) was pleased to host the 12th Annual Owl Classic Invitation Mock Trial Tournament for Kennesaw State University (KSU). The competition welcomed Lee University, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), University of South Florida (USF), University of West Florida (UWF), Auburn University, Mercer University, Georgia State… Read More