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Amazing Students

Law student Rakesh Parekh has lived his whole life in the United States. Last year when he was awarded a fellowship that took him to India, he learned a lot about being a foreigner. As a legal intern for the…

A self-proclaimed “math and science guy,” law student Kevin M. Dious has an unusual academic background for a law student. The management science and engineering major, who graduated from Stanford University in 2004, never planned on following in the footsteps…

Law student John DeGenova has brains and brawn. As an undergraduate at UGA, he was a walk-on varsity football player and a recipient of the UGA Foundation Fellowship, the university’s most prestigious scholarship. Now a UGA law student, he is…

Senior Brad Brizendine knows that windows often open when doors close. As a walk-on player to the UGA men’s basketball team, he became super-efficient at managing his time. Then, when he was cut from the team the next year, he…

Law student Artis “Jarrod” Jenkins is working for change. He led Students for Barack Obama, a UGA student organization committed to campaigning for Barack Obama’s Presidential campaign. He also is part of the managing board of the Georgia Law Review…

After earning his bachelor’s degrees from UGA, Charlie Bailey worked for two political campaigns including Mark F. Taylor’s (J.D.’82) 2006 campaign for governor of Georgia and James Marlow’s Congressional campaign. After working on those campaigns, he came back to the…

After he completed his program of basic studies at the University of Zurich in Switzerland, Claudio Berther decided he wanted to study abroad. For one year, he and about 40 other students have joined the student body at UGA. Berther…

C. Blake McDaniel is interested in the intersection of law and business, and he’s taking advantage of the educational opportunities in both fields at UGA. He is seeking a juris doctor degree from the School of Law and a master…

The opportunity to receive an exceptional education brought Andrew Pinson to the University of Georgia, first as an undergraduate and now as law student. His work has been published in the Georgia Law Review, where he serves as executive articles…

Jaren Dunning, who is entering his third year in the School of Law, has used his UGA academic experience to build a resume that includes two stints with the United Nations, a semester at Oxford and an Equal Justice Foundation…

When Ellen Clarke decided to go to law school, her decision to attend UGA was an easy one, she says. Now entering her final year, her experience has provided a clear path for her future.

David Dove, who will receive his Juris Doctor this spring, has served in numerous School of Law roles to improve the academic experience for all Georgia Law students.

Michelle Davis loves the music industry so much that she decided to pursue her Juris Doctor at UGA so that she could serve as a legal advocate for musicians and artists.

Terry College alumnus and current law school student Marcol Harvey is committed to teaching young people who face obstacles that their dreams are attainable.