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Spring 2014 Alumni Magazine

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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.

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.

Mercer Law grad confirmed as federal judge

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Senate confirmed on June 21 the nomination of Mercer Law graduate Marc T. Treadwell as a federal judge of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Treadwell is a partner in a Macon law firm and teaches law classes at Mercer Law School. He will fill the vacancy of Judge Hugh Lawson, who took senior status in 2008.


Did you know?

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