The Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the country. The Woodruff Curriculum, Mercer Law School's model curriculum, focuses on ethics and practical skills. It was honored with the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association for its "depth and excellence" and "obvious commitment to professionalism."

Year Founded: 1873

Campus: The Law School is self-contained in a four-story reproduction of Independence Hall that sits atop Coleman Hill, about a mile from the main campus, overlooking downtown Macon.

Degrees Awarded: Juris Doctor

Enrollment: 457

Number of Faculty: 27 full-time and 21 adjunct

Interim Dean: Mike Sabbath, J.D., (478) 301-2602,

Highlights for this Academic Year: The Law School's Legal Writing Certificate Program was recently featured in both the National Jurist and American Lawyer magazines, while the National Jurist ranked Mercer as one of the 50 "most wired" law schools in the nation.

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