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Law Alumnus Sharri Edenfield Wins State Bar's Signature Service Award

Mercer Law School Alumnus and Statesboro attorney Sharri Edenfield has been named inaugural recipient of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyers Division’s Signature Service Award for service and commitment to the community through involvement in civic or community organizations. 

 

Law Students Visit the Legislature

On Wednesday, February 16th, Professor Linda Jellum and several Mercer Law students visited the Georgia State Legislature and met with Governor Nathan Deal, a Mercer Law School alumnus.

 

 

Governor Deal Names Mercer Law Alumnus Deron Hicks As State Inspector General

On January 11, 2011, Mercer Law alumnus Deron Hicks (J.D., cum laude, 1993) became the Inspector General for the State of Georgia. Hicks will direct the Office of Inspector General which is responsible for investigating allegations of fraud, corruption and misconduct in the Executive Branch of state government.

Mercer Law Student Rhonda Sadler Wins Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize

Rhonda Sadler, 3L, has been named a winner of a Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize for her paper entitled, “The Role of Jury Instructions in Patent Remedy Gatekeeping.” She will receive a cash prize of $5,000 and she will present her paper at a conference discussing patent remedies on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at the Stanford University School of Law.  The Samsung-Stanford writing competition was created to encourage research regarding patent remedies. Prizes were awarded to students, academics, lawyers and other professionals. The full list of winners can be found here.

Distinguished Alumnus Nathan Deal Inaugurated as Georgia’s 82nd Governor

Mercer Distinguished Alumnus and former trustee Nathan Deal was inaugurated as Georgia’s 82nd governor during a 2 p.m. ceremony at the State Capitol in Atlanta on Monday. He becomes the 11th Mercer alumnus to hold that office. Seven Mercerians have led the State of Georgia, and four others have served as governors of the states of Alabama, Texas, New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

 

Did you know?

Both the Governor of Georgia and the Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court are alumni of Mercer Law School.