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February 21, 2017
Peaden, Todd compete in moot court competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Third-year Campbell Law student advocates Casey Peaden and James Todd recently represented the law school’s advocacy program at the 2017 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, Feb. 18-20, in Minneapolis, Minn. Their participation was made possible by the generous support of Riddle & Brantley, LLP. Read More ►
February 17, 2017
Riddle & Brantley, LLP to sponsor moot court team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Riddle & Brantley, LLP will provide financial support for the law school’s advocacy program at the 2017 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition. Campbell Law’s third-year students Casey Peaden and James Todd will represent the law school at the event. Read More ►
February 16, 2017
Anstett, Borden take second overall at ABA regional finals
RALEIGH, N.C. - Second-year Campbell Law students Zachary Anstett and Peter Borden recently took second overall in the American Bar Association (ABA) Client Counseling Competition regional finals in Charlotte. The pair was coached by Campbell Law Professor Melissa Essary and Restorative Justice Clinic Director Jon Powell. Read More ►
February 14, 2017
Entwistle, Morse place second in NTC regional finals
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law third-year student advocates Dutch Entwistle and Jacob Morse placed second overall at the National Trial Competition regionals over the weekend in Athens, Ga. Fellow third-year students Gray Smith and Carolina Wahoff also competed. All Campbell Law student advocates were able to participate in the competition because of the financial support of Anderson Jones, PLLC. Read More ►
February 13, 2017
Recent grads Feller, Saxton awarded Roberts Law Group bar scholarships
RALEIGH, N.C. - Recent Campbell Law graduates Danielle Feller and Evelyn Saxton have been awarded scholarships in advance of the upcoming February 2017 North Carolina Bar Exam. The scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, were awarded to Feller and Saxton by Roberts Law Group, PLLC. The two awards are the first bar scholarships offered by the firm. Read More ►
February 10, 2017
Career Center holds sixth-annual Mock Interview Day
RALEIGH, N.C. - Nearly thirty Campbell Law students participated in the Campbell Law Career Center’s sixth-annual Mock Interview Day on Friday, Feb. 10. Each student was paired with one of four participating employers in an effort to improve their interview skills prior to seeking professional employment. Each participating employer volunteered their time to help better prepare the next generation of Campbell Law attorneys. Read More ►
February 10, 2017
Community Law Clinic receives $10K grant from NCBA Foundation
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Foundation has announced that it will bestow a $10,000 grant to Campbell Law’s Community Law Clinic. The funds will be utilized to supplement the clinic’s operational budget. Read More ►
February 9, 2017
Campbell Law named a top trial advocacy program by preLaw magazine
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s trial advocacy program has been graded as one of the best in the country by preLaw magazine. The accolade marks Campbell Law’s first appearance on the annual list. Campbell Law received a graded score of A-, with just three other programs scoring higher. Read More ►
February 8, 2017
Anderson Jones, PLLC to sponsor competitive trial team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Anderson Jones, PLLC will financially support the law school’s advocacy program at the 2017 National Trial Competition. Campbell Law’s team is comprised of third-year students Dutch Entwistle, Jacob Morse, Casey Peaden, Gray Smith and Caroline Wahoff. Read More ►
February 6, 2017
Campbell Law, NC State Poole College launch JD/MAC dual degree program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and the NC State University Poole College of Management have announced the formation of a second dual degree program between the two institutions. The new program, which will begin with the fall 2017 semester, allows students to pursue and obtain a Juris Doctor at Campbell Law and a Master of Accounting at NC State Poole College simultaneously. The JD/MAC marks Campbell Law’s seventh dual degree offering. Read More ►
February 2, 2017
Spring info session set for Feb. 16
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will hold a spring information session for prospective law school students on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 3:15 p.m. The event will give participants an opportunity to tour the law school and interact one-on-one with Campbell Law administrators and faculty. Read More ►
February 1, 2017
Campbell Law to celebrate Black History Month
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a trio of events organized by the Black Law Student Association (BLSA). The Campbell Law community will explore topics including the history of racial inequality, black history and the school-to-prison pipeline. Read More ►
January 27, 2017
Professor Essary appointed to N.C. Innocence Inquiry Commission
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School professor and former dean Melissa Essary has been appointed to a three year term on the North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission (NCIIC). The appointment was recently made by Supreme Court of North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin. Read More ►
January 23, 2017
Campbell Law, Nottingham (U.K.) announce LLM degree partnership
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and Nottingham Law School in the United Kingdom have announced a joint partnership to offer an LLM degree in Legal Practice to American law students. The two institutions recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a visit by Nottingham Dean Janine Griffiths-Baker and School Research Coordinator Andrea Nicholson. Read More ►
January 20, 2017
Sherron presents on mentorship to National Conference of Bar Presidents
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Dean of External Relations Megan West Sherron provided expert insight and advice on mentorship throughout a presentation to the National Conference of Bar Presidents (NCBP) on Thursday, Jan. 19. Widely regarded as one of the foremost experts on mentorship throughout legal education, she manages the Campbell Law Connections mentorship program which won a 2016 Gambrell Award from the American Bar Association. Read More ►
January 13, 2017
Campbell Law named top performer nationally for bar exam prep per National Jurist
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School has been named the top performer in the country for bar exam prep by The National Jurist. The accolade marks Campbell Law’s third consecutive appearance on the list. Read More ►
January 12, 2017
Manus named to N.C. Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Senior Law Clinic Director Roger Manus was recently appointed to the North Carolina Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging. Former N.C. Governor Pat McCrory appointed Manus to the post in late December. His term will expire in June 2018. Read More ►
January 6, 2017
Campbell Law sponsors First Lady’s Luncheon for Kristin Cooper (L ’82)
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School served as the event sponsor for the 2017 First Lady’s Luncheon in honor of Kristin Cooper, wife of newly elected North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, on Friday, Jan. 6 at the North Carolina State Bar in downtown Raleigh. The new First Lady of North Carolina, Cooper graduated from Campbell Law in 1982. Read More ►
January 6, 2017
Campbell Law to offer free practice LSAT exam on Jan. 21
RALEIGH, N.C. - One of the more daunting hurdles for prospective law school applicants is mastering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Campbell Law School will offer a free practice LSAT exam to interested participants on Saturday, Jan. 21 beginning at 10 a.m. Registration is required. Read More ►
January 5, 2017
Campbell Law Review symposium to focus on drone use
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Review will hold its annual symposium on Friday, Feb. 3, on the legal issues surrounding the domestic use of drones. The daylong event will feature five panels with 22 legal scholars from across the country and a keynote address by Dr. Gregory McNeal. Read More ►
January 4, 2017
Ben and Patrice Thompson endow Achievement Scholarship
RALEIGH, N.C. - With a generous gift of $100K, Ben and Patrice Thompson have guaranteed the future availability of the recently created Achievement Scholarship. A Double Camel and law school charter class member, Thompson has previously served as the Campbell University Board of Trustees Chairman and a member of the Campbell Law Board of Visitors. Read More ►