Mercer Law School to Name Courtroom After Noted Alumni Griffin Bell and Frank Jones
Mercer University School of Law Dean Cathy Cox today announced the establishment of the Griffin B. Bell and Frank C. Jones Fund for the Enhancement of Advocacy Education and Programs.
The fund, created by Mercer Law alumni Davis, ’82, Quiros, ’82, and Schneider, ’81, and others, will be used to support and enhance advocacy education and programs. This includes both curricular and co-curricular activities such as trial practice, moot court, mock trial, client counseling and negotiation teams and competitions.
Judge M. Yvette Miller Endows BLSA Scholarship Fund at Mercer Law
Judge M. Yvette Miller, CLA ’77, LAW ’80, presiding judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals, recently established an endowed scholarship for students at Mercer Law School to promote diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
The scholarship will provide assistance for law students with financial need with a preference for students who are active in the Law School’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) chapter. Mercer Law’s BLSA chapter was previously honored as the 2017 Regional Medium-Sized Chapter of the Year and the Regional Small Chapter of the Year in 2016.
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Lin Wood Makes $1 Million Commitment to Mercer University School of Law
Mercer University School of Law Dean Daisy Hurst Floyd today announced a $1 million commitment from L. Lin Wood, ’74 CLA and ’77 LAW, which will result in the creation of the L. Lin Wood Fund for the Enhancement of Mercer Law School.