LL.M. Program

Mercer Law's LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure is the only program in the nation designed for law school graduates seeking to prepare themselves for federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, Federal Defender, or private defense counsel.

Click here for details


Get To Know Us


Our Viewbook

click to Check out your future:


Mercer Law Ranks 25th in the Nation for 2012 Employment Rates

On March 29, the American Bar Association’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar released employment data for the class of 2012 as of Feb. 15, nine months after graduation. Mercer Law School was ranked 25th nationally, with 73.2 percent of its graduates in full-time, long-term positions requiring bar admission. Mercer Law School was the second highest law school in Georgia, behind Emory Law School by 0.1 percent. Overall for the Class of 2012, 84.5% had full-time, long-term positions for which a law degree is required or preferred, were employed full-time in other long-term professional positions, or were enrolled full-time in an LL.M. or other advanced degree program. Another 2.8% had part-time employment in legal or other professional positions.

AWLS Auction Raises Over $12,000 for Charity

On Thursday, March 7, 2013 the Association of Women Law Students hosted the 15th Annual Charity Auction and Ball at the Armory Ballroom in downtown Macon. They raised over $12,000 to benefit two local charities – Jay’s Hope and The Methodist Home for Children. In the past three years, they have raised over $50,000 to support local charities.


Phi Alpha Delta Raises $4,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mercer Law’s Phi Alpha Delta raised $4,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Heart of Georgia through their annual talent show and silent auction in January 2013. The talent show included performances by current students, Dean Gary Simson and the faculty band Sue ‘n the Bastards. Additionally, the silent auction included items such as gift certificates and packages from local businesses, bar prep courses, trips and more. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization that matches adult mentors with students in order to help the students reach their full potential. Phi Alpha Delta is a professional law fraternity that serves the students, law profession, school, and community.

Darl H. Champion, ’07, Promoted to Partner

Darl H. Champion, ’07, became a partner at Warshauer Law Group, where he had been an associate since 2010. His practice focuses on representing plaintiffs in catastrophic injury and death cases. Champion has been recognized by the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in the area of personal plaintiff litigation in each of the past two years.

Warshauer Law Group serves clients who have been harmed as a result of car and truck wrecks, industrial accidents, motorcycle crashes, defective products, medical malpractice, police brutality, railroad injuries, workplace accidents and wrongful death.

Karen S. Kurtz, ’04, Promoted to Shareholder

Karen S. Kurtz, ’04, was named an Income Shareholder at firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s annual shareholders’ meeting in Houston, Texas. Her practice focuses on income, estate and gift tax planning, as well as the formation and restructuring of captive insurance companies and other business entities. She also provides support for tax and probate litigation efforts.


Did you know?

Mercer Law School’s Moot Court Program has been listed among the Top 20 in the nation.