Press Release

Message from the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School has reluctantly decided not to enroll new students at its branch campus in Savannah – Savannah Law School. The Savannah campus will cease operations over the next 5 years. All … Continue reading

Savannah Law School to Discontinue Operations

The Board of Directors of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School has made the difficult decision to discontinue operations at its branch campus in Savannah – Savannah Law School. Since the branch was first established seven years ago, there has been … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Welcomes State Bar of Georgia President as 2017 Commencement Speaker

Savannah Law School (SLS) is pleased to announce Mr. Patrick O’Connor, President of the State Bar of Georgia, as the Law School’s 2017 commencement speaker. Commencement exercises are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on May 19, 2017 at the … Continue reading

Supreme Court of Georgia Holds Special Session at Savannah Law School

WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports The Supreme Court of Georgia held oral arguments at Savannah Law School on Thursday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. Court was held in the 4th floor courtroom of the new law school, which graduated … Continue reading

Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson to Deliver Commencement Address at Savannah Law School Inaugural Graduation

Savannah Law School (SLS) will host its inaugural commencement exercises on May 22, 2015 at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. Chief Justice Hugh P. Thompson of the Supreme Court of Georgia will give the commencement address in celebration … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Receives Accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA)

Exactly two years after opening its doors, Savannah Law School (SLS) has received accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA) as an approved branch of the fully approved Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. On December 5, 2014, the ABA’s Council … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Faculty Members Set to Have Scholarly Articles Published in Top Ranked Law Journals

Savannah Law School is pleased to announce six faculty members and the directors of the Office of Academic Achievement and Career Development and Externships have received offers to publish their scholarly articles in some of the nation’s top law school … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Announces New Dean

The Directors of Savannah Law School and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Malcolm L. Morris as Dean/CEO and Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2014. Professor Morris has enjoyed a distinguished career … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Increases Class Size and Diversity in its Second Year

Savannah Law School is pleased to announce the growth of our boutique community!  With applications shrinking nationally at a rate of 17.9%, Savannah Law School has bucked the national trend and grown its 2013 entering class by 11%  and  increased … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Announces Six New Faculty Hires

Savannah Law School welcomes six new faculty hires. Five professors will begin in the 2013-2014 academic year and one professor will begin this summer. The new faculty are as follows: Associate Professor Andrew McCanse Wright: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Presidential … Continue reading

SLS Announces Relocation Tuition Credit for Incoming Students

In an effort to ease the economic burden of students entering law school, Savannah Law School recently announced the Relocation Tuition Credit program for incoming students. The Relocation Tuition Credit is designed to assist students with the costs associated with … Continue reading

SLS Announces Purchase of Historic Warren Candler Hospital Building For Campus at Forsyth Park

The new Savannah Law School (SLS), a branch of ABA-accredited Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS), today announced its purchase of the historic 110,000-square-foot Warren A. Candler Hospital building for its campus at 516 Drayton St. near Forsyth Park in … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Continues Faculty Appointments

Savannah Law School (SLS), a branch of the ABA-accredited Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, today announced additional faculty appointments to the school that will open this Fall. SLS appointed Kelly Anders, currently Director of Communications and Diversity at Creighton University … Continue reading

Savannah Law School Announces First Faculty Appointments

Savannah Law School (SLS), a branch of the ABA-accredited Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS), today announced the first faculty appointments to the school that will open later this year. Marc Roark, currently an Assistant Professor of Law at the … Continue reading

New Savannah Law School Selects Associate Dean, Assistant Director of Admissions

The new Savannah Law School (SLS), a branch of ABA-accredited Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS), today announced the first administrative and staff appointments as it prepares to welcome its inaugural class in August 2012. Rose Anne Nespica, currently an … Continue reading

New Savannah Law School Begins Accepting Applications for Fall 2012

Savannah Law School (SLS), a branch of ABA-accredited Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS), today began accepting applications for its inaugural Fall 2012 class. Prospective students can apply to SLS via their smart phone or tablet at m.savannahlawschool.org or on … Continue reading

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School To Open Branch Campus In Savannah

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School today announced that the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Council on Legal Education and Admissions has approved its application to open a branch campus in Savannah, Ga., for Fall 2012. Named the Savannah Law School (SLS), … Continue reading