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 Law Schools Orientations on Professionalism Summary Chart|
|Name of School||# of Students Participating||# Group Leaders Participating||Professionalism Speaker||Student Evaluation Links||Group Leader Evaluation Links|
|Atlanta's John Marshall Law School||132||24||Judge Eric Richardson||AJMLS SE Results||AJMLS GLE Results|
|Emory University Law School||317||47||Nora Benavidez (Keynote) and |
Justice Carla Wong McMillian (Administration of Professionalism Oath)
|Emory SE Results||Emory GLE Results|
|Georgia State University Law School||255||18||Justice Shawn Ellen LaGrua||GSU SE Results||GSU GLE Results|
|Mercer University Law School||120||20||Judge Sarah S. Harris||N/A||Mercer GLE Results|
|University of Georgia School of Law||222||29||Justice Verda M. Colvin||UGA SE Results||UGA GLE Results|
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:
Volunteer lawyers and judges who are selected to serve as Group Leaders will be notified in mid-July 2021.
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