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2021 Law School Orientations on Professionalism

2021 Law School Orientations Information

Each year, the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism and the State Bar of Georgia Committee on Professionalism hold Law School Orientations at each of Georgia’s five law schools.  The orientations are designed to provide incoming 1Ls with their first introduction to professionalism.  Georgia lawyers and judges are invited to serve as “Group Leaders” during the orientations to help students learn the meaning of professionalism and why it is important for them as law students.

2021 Student Materials are at the link here: http://cjcpga.org/student-materials-2021/

 

2021 Group Leader Materials are available at the link here: http://cjcpga.org/glm-2021/.    (Please email kygrier@cjcpga.org for the password)

 

Group Leaders, including Commission Member Adwoa Seymour, facilitate a professionalism discussion during a 2018 Law School Orientation on Professionalism
2021 Law Schools Orientations on Professionalism Summary Chart     
Name of School# of Students Participating# Group Leaders ParticipatingProfessionalism SpeakerStudent Evaluation LinksGroup Leader Evaluation Links
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School13224Judge Eric RichardsonAJMLS SE ResultsAJMLS GLE Results
Emory University Law School31747Nora Benavidez (Keynote) and
Justice Carla Wong McMillian (Administration of Professionalism Oath)
Emory SE ResultsEmory GLE Results
Georgia State University Law School25518Justice Shawn Ellen LaGrua GSU SE ResultsGSU GLE Results
Mercer University Law School12020Judge Sarah S. HarrisN/A Mercer GLE Results
University of Georgia School of Law22229Justice Verda M. Colvin UGA SE ResultsUGA GLE Results
Totals1,046138

2021 Law School Orientations Dates

The Law School Orientations on Professionalism are designed to provide incoming 1Ls with their first introduction to professionalism.  Georgia lawyers and judges are invited to apply to serve as “Group Leaders” during the orientations to help students learn the meaning of professionalism and why it is important for them as law students.

 

Except as noted, the dates and approximate times of each Law School’s ANTICIPATED IN-PERSON Orientations are as follows:

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School: Saturday, August 21, 2021 (approximately 9:30 am – 1:30 pm) – VIRTUAL ONLYUpdated July 6, 2021.

Emory University School of Law: Thursday, August 12, 2021 (approximately 12 Noon – 4 pm) – VIRTUAL ONLYUpdated August 3,, 2021.

Georgia State University College of Law: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 (approximately 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

Mercer University School of Law: Friday, August 13, 2021, (approximately 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm)

University of Georgia School of Law: Friday August 13, 2021 (approximately 12 Noon – 4 pm)

Volunteer lawyers and judges who are selected to serve as Group Leaders will be notified in mid-July 2021.

 

 

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