One Day Workshop Information

Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop Mercer Law School - December 5, 2014

Preparing Practice Ready Students


Mercer Law is hosting a One Day Legal Writing Institute Workshop on December 5, 2014. The Workshop theme is Preparing Practice-Ready Students. In keeping with that theme, the program offers time for judges, lawyers, and law professors to collaborate and learn strategies to make our law students ready for the practice of law. A more detailed program is available here.

To register for the conference, please visit the registration page here

Traveling to Mercer  

Directions

From Atlanta - Take I-75 S to Macon. In Macon, take I-16 to Savannah. Take the first exit, which is the Spring Street Exit, and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Go through two traffic lights and Spring Street will yield right into Georgia Avenue. Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

From Athens - Take HWY 441 to Eatonton, then HWY 129 to Gray and on to Macon. HWY 129 becomes Spring Street once you enter Macon. Spring Street will yield right into Georgia Avenue. Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

From Savannah - Take I-16 W to Macon. Take the Second Street Exit and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. At the second light, turn right onto Mulberry Street. Follow Mulberry for a short distance, until the left lane forks into Georgia Avenue. Take the fork, and Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

From Columbus - Take U.S. 80 to I-75 N to Macon. Take I-16 to Savannah. Take the first exit, which is the Spring Street Exit, and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Go through two traffic lights and Spring Street will yield right into Georgia Avenue. Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

Airport

The closest airport to Mercer is Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which is approximately 80 miles from Mercer. 

Ground transportation

Groome Transportation  provides shuttle service from Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to Macon several times per day.

Parking

Parking is available adjacent to the law school.

Local Accommodations

This a list of recommended hotels for your stay in Macon. They are convenient to both the school and popular Macon destinations. Those marked with an * offer special Mercer rates.

Downtown:
Hilton Garden Inn*
1220 Stadium Dr
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 741-5527

1842 Inn Bed and Breakfast*
353 College St
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 741-1842

Macon Marriott City Center
240 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
(478) 621-5300
North Macon:
Courtyard by Marriott
3990 Sheraton Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 477-8899

Fairfield Inn & Suites
4035 Sheraton Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 738-9007

Hampton Inn & Suites
3954 River Place Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 803-5000

La Quinta Inns & Suites
3944 River Place Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 474-8107

Residence Inn by Marriott
3900 Sheraton Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 475-4280

Local restaurants 

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