L. Lynn Hogue, PhD, JD

Title: Professor of Law Emeritus
Company: Georgia State University College of Law
Location: Bryson City, North Carolina, United States

L. Lynn Hogue, Professor of Law Emeritus at Georgia State University College of Law, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in legal education.

Dr. Hogue feels fortunate in his career to have married his two greatest interests. Torn between becoming an educator and a lawyer, Dr. Hogue settled on becoming both. He was recognized for his accomplished in 2016 as an Achievement Day Honoree from William Jewell College. He recently retired from his position as a Professor of Law at Georgia State University. He had taught at the institution since 1986, taking on the role of Associate Dean for Academy Affairs. Prior to his positions at Georgia State, Dr. Hogue taught at the North Carolina State University. The University of North Carolina, the University of Detroit School of Law (now the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

In addition to these positions, Dr. Hogue served as a visiting professor of law at the US Military Academy at West Point. He was a General Counsel and Executive Director for the Southeastern Legal Foundation. In pursuit of his goals, Dr. Hogue first earned an AB magna cum laude from William Jewell College in 1966 and continued at the University of Tennessee to receive a Master of Arts in 1968. He continued at the institution to receive a PhD in 1972. In 1974, Dr. Hogue obtained a JD and was admitted to the bar in North Carolina the same year. Dr. Hogue was also a longstanding army lawyer, having spent 21 years with the United States Army Reserve. He retired in the rank of lieutenant colonel from the Army Reserve’s Judge Advocate General Corps in 2000.

One of the highlights of Dr. Hogue’s career has been winning a case in the Georgia Supreme Court. This case became a teaching vehicle for years. He has also author several publications, including 2005’s “Conflict of Laws in Georgia,” and 2003’s “National Security and Military Law in a Nutshell.” In 2012, Georgia State University named him an Emeritus Professor of Law.

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