Professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer, Georgia State University College of Law, is the Professor of Law and Ben F. Johnson Jr., Chair in Law, will soon celebrate his 40th year of teaching law. He practiced law for two years with Squire, Sanders and Dempsey immediately after graduating from Duke Law School but left the practice to join the law faculty of Indiana University (Bloomington). He left there for additional law study in Europe and law teaching in Ethiopia. On his return to the U. S. he taught at Tulane University and then had a 30 year stint at the University of Florida before joining the Georgia State University faculty as its first endowed chair-holder. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor of City and Regional Planning at GSU’s sister institution, Georgia Institute of Technology. His teaching and research specialties are land use planning law, property law and comparative land use and environmental law and his books and articles on those topics are nearing 100 in number. They include a co-authored treatise/hornbook on Land Use planning and Development Law that is widely used by law and planning practitioners and frequently cited by courts including the Supreme Court. He is considered a pioneer in the development of impact fees and participated in formulation and litigation in regard to them in over 20 states. As a strong believer in the globalization of law and the legal profession, he has taught and lectured throughout Europe, North and South America, and Africa and has held the title of visiting professor at such foreign universities as the Universities of Frankfort, Aahus, Warsaw, Strasbourg, Limoges and British Columbia. His visiting appointments in the U.S. include Duke, Louisiana State University and Hastings College of Law.