Mary F. RadfordMarjorie Fine Knowles Professor of Law
J.D., Emory College of Law (1981)
B.A., Newcomb College of Tulane University (1974)
Mary F. Radford joined the College of Law faculty in 1984. Her teaching areas are Wills, Trusts & Estates; Estate Planning; Law & the Elderly; and Employment Discrimination. Professor Radford has also taught as a Visiting Professor at the law schools of the Phoenix School of Law, University of Georgia, Emory University, and the University of Tennessee. In 1990-91, she worked as a Supreme Court Fellow for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. Before she began teaching law, she practiced as an associate attorney at the Atlanta firm of Hansell & Post, 1981-84. Prior to attending law school, Professor Radford taught English and French at two Atlanta high schools.
Professor Radford is the President of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC). She chairs ACTEC’s Long-Range Planning and Program Committees. She currently serves as the Reporter for the Georgia Trust Code Revision Committee of the State Bar of Georgia. Professor Radford was the Reporter for the Georgia Guardianship Code Revision Committee (1997-2004) and Georgia Probate Code Revision Committee (1992-96) and the principal draftsperson for Georgia's newly-enacted Guardianship and Probate Codes. She was the 2004 Chair of the AALS Section on Donative Transfers, Fiduciaries, and Estate Planning.
Professor Radford is the author of Guardianships & Conservatorships in Georgia; the sixth and seventh editions of Redfearn: Wills & Administration in Georgia; and numerous law review articles. Professor Radford frequently gives presentations on estate planning and guardianship topics at local, national, and international seminars. In 2009, she was awarded the Verner S. Chaffin Career Service Award by the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. In 2002, she was awarded the Treat Award for Excellence by the National College of Probate Judges.Mary F. Radford
E-mail: mradford@@E R A S Egsu.edu
Phone: (404) 413-9188
Fax: (404) 413-9225
Criminal Law and Procedure
Wills and Trusts
Courses Taught: Law and the Elderly, Wills/Trusts/Estates I, Employment Discrimination, Estate Planning Seminar