June 29, 2021 6:37 pmCollege of Law Professor George Kuney has been named the 2021 Tina L. Stark Award winner for excellence in teaching transactional law and skills. The award, established by Emory Law School and presented at its biennial Transactional Law and Practice Conference, is named for the founding director of the school’s Center for Transactional Law and Practice.
June 15, 2021 3:29 pmCollege of Law Professor Sherley Cruz has been selected as a 2021-2022 University of Tennessee Research Development Academy scholar. The university’s offices of Equity and Diversity and Research and Engagement offer the Research Development Academy program to faculty who self-identify as underrepresented by virtue of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or other factors.
June 14, 2021 10:36 amA University of Tennessee College of Law alumnus has received a judicial appointment to serve on the 30th Judicial District Chancery Court. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced on Friday his selection of Gadson William “Will” Perry to serve Shelby County. Perry will fill Chancellor Walter L. Evans’ vacancy, effective immediately.
June 2, 2021 4:27 pmThird-year law student Stefan Kostas has been named the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Hardwick-Woods Fellowship recipient for 2021-2022. Kostas will work closely with the Institute for Professional Leadership providing research and communication support for the institute’s curricular offerings and community engagement.
May 25, 2021 4:04 pmWe offer our congratulations to our Class of 2021. Our commencement and hooding ceremony took place May 7, 2021 at Neyland Stadium. The ceremony, as well as the message to classmates from student speaker Johnelle Simpson, is available as an on-demand replay webcast linked below.
May 20, 2021 3:32 pmCollege of Law alumna Tomi Robb has been selected as one of 77 law school graduates from throughout the nation to serve as an Equal Justice Works fellow. Each year, the Washington, D.C.-based Equal Justice Works selects a class of public interest lawyers who have designed one-of-a-kind projects in partnership with legal services organizations.
May 5, 2021 1:09 pmCollege of Law student Kaleb Byars has been selected as the outstanding graduate of the class of 2021. During an event at the college last week, Interim Dean Doug Blaze praised Byars for his accomplishments throughout his three years of law school.
May 4, 2021 3:24 pmThe College of Law congratulates several graduates who have secured positions as judicial clerks as well as students who have excelled during 2020-2021 in their pro bono activities.
May 3, 2021 7:07 amWhen Tomi Robb decided to attend college, she wasn’t sure she wanted to move across the state to attend the University of Tennessee. Her home was in Gallatin. She was the youngest child of five, the only girl in the family and the first who would attend college.
April 30, 2021 12:28 pmCollege of Law alumni Wesley Rich (’15), Todd Skelton (’14), Gadson “Will” Perry (’11), and Martesha Johnson (’08) have been honored for their excellence.