Monday October 28, 2013

Lobbying for Change

11:45 am - 1 pm - Room 230

Ever wondered what lobbyist do for a living? Want to know how you can make a difference in the legislative process? Then join us on October 28th, in Room 230 at 11:45 AM as we present Sandra Michaels, from the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lauren Curry, director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and James Dutton, a 3L with experience advocating for HOPE scholarship legislation, as a panel to discuss both their experiences as lobbyists and how you can become involved in the legislative process. Food Provided.

Brought to you by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, the Student Body Association, the Environmental Law Society, and the Association of Women Law Students.
Contact : Justin Cook


LexisNexis Certification Class

Noon - 1 pm - Room 201
Get Cerified in LexisNexis Legal Research Skills and earn 200 points! Contact : Tracy Templeton


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Faculty Series Lunch with Professor Afra Afsharipour

Noon - 1:30 pm -

Location:  Faculty Conference Room

Speaker:  Professor Afra Afsharipour, University of California, Davis School of Law

RSVP required by October 21, 2013 to Vickie Dye at

Afra Afsharipour researches in the areas of comparative corporate law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, and transactional law. Prior to joining the Davis faculty, Professor Afsharipour was an attorney with the corporate department of Davis Polk & Wardwell in both New York, NY and Menlo Park, CA. There she advised clients on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, and corporate governance and compliance matters. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rosemary Barkett of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professor Afsharipour received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and served as an articles editor of the Columbia Law Review and a submissions editor of the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law. She received her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Cornell University, where she studied government, international relations and women's studies.

Special Interests:  Comparative Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Mergers And Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, Transactional Law

Contact : Vickie Dye, Special Events Coordinator, 404-413-9024


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