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

Atlanta’s John Marshall Faculty, Staff, and Board Members Serve State Bar of Georgia Committees

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is proud of its community members that serve the State Bar of Georgia as active committee members and leaders of change. The following committee descriptions are courtesy of the State Bar of Georgia’s website. Bar Center Committee This standing committee will continue to monitor the Bar’s needs and uses… 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, to the Board of Directors as an ex officio member. Linda’s leadership experience and work at the American Bar Association, which is the largest voluntary professional… 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 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

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 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

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 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

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 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 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 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 Names Jace C. Gatewood Interim Dean and CEO

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 10th Dean, Jace C. Gatewood. Dean Gatewood succeeded Dean Malcolm L. Morris on January 1, 2020 as Interim Dean and CEO, becoming the first African American to serve in the role since the school’s founding in 1933. Dean Gatewood, who has… Read More

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Moves Downtown, Receives Largest In-Kind Donation from American Cancer Society

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) is delighted to announce its recent move to One Marquis Tower in Downtown Atlanta. After a multi-floor construction project, designed by Stevens & Wilkinson, the Law School took possession of its pristine new campus on August 6, 2021. AJMLS is now housed on three full floors of One Marquis… Read More

Shirley Franklin to Launch Leadership Lecture Series at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School will kick off its 77th academic year with former Mayor Shirley Franklin addressing members of Atlanta’s legal community and the largest incoming class in the school’s history. On Monday, August 23rd at noon, Franklin will discuss the role of public service in Atlanta, and the need for ethical professionals to… Read More

Shirley Franklin to Launch Leadership Lecture Series at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School will kick off its 77th academic year with former Mayor Shirley Franklin addressing members of Atlanta’s legal community and the largest incoming class in the school’s history. On Monday, August 23rd at noon, Franklin will discuss the role of public service in Atlanta, and the need for ethical professionals to… Read More

The Legal Skills and Professionalism Program at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School

The Legal Skills and Professionalism Program at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School takes a holistic approach to preparing students for success during and after law school. John Marshall developed its Program with two goals in mind: higher bar passage rates and developing client-ready graduates who can practice law independently after obtaining a law license. The… Read More