The Georgia State College of Law community is expansive, and we celebrate our students’ accomplishments from admission to bar passage and beyond. Below you will find the latest achievements of our graduates. All graduates can file a class action lawsuit using the online form.
Shaheen I. Imami (JD ’95) was added to Baker Donelson’s steering group. He will maintain his Michigan practice and also practice from Baker Donelson’s Chattanooga, Tennessee office to provide improved customer service.
Karen Johnston (JD ’08) was appointed to the Georgia Equal Opportunity Commission Board of Commissioners by Governor Brian Kemp. She is the associate director of the Georgia State Center for the Comparative Study of Urban Growth, where she is also the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy.
Todd Larsen (JD ’07) received the 2020 Volunteer Impact Award from Atlanta Legal Aid for its extensive pro bono representation in probate and estate matters. It is awarded to an attorney or paralegal who has shown significant commitment to Legal Aid’s clients through direct representation or litigation.
Becki C. Lee (JD ’14) wrote a children’s book on intellectual property called “Draw Pictures?” It was released on October 1, 2020 and was published by Scarlet Oak Press.
Irene Liscano (JD ’16) is an Air Force JAG. She was a prosecutor for four years, advising commanders on administrative disciplinary, ethical and civil law issues related to the military mission. That summer she became a special adviser for victims and now represents victims of sex crimes and domestic violence.
Tiffany Williams Roberts (JD ’08) is recognized by the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys with the 2020 Barbara A. Harris Award for Community Service. This prestigious award is given to a GABWA member who has practiced for at least 10 years, whose service to the community goes beyond legal practice and who has had a significant influence on the social, political and economic equality of minorities and women.
Ziwen Zhu (JD ’10) was promoted to partner in Locke Lord’s Atlanta office. Her practice focuses on general corporate representation, international business transactions and intellectual property. She represents US and foreign companies in doing business across borders, selling and buying business interests, and protecting corporate intellectual property rights. Zhu also advises clients on official investigations, international trademark prosecution and clearance work.