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December 16, 2013
Campbell Law, National Institute for Trial Advocacy to host CLE
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) will partner to host a three-day continuing legal education (CLE) program at the law school, March 3-5, 2014. Campbell Law graduates interested in attending will receive a 15% discount from the standard program cost. Read More ►
December 13, 2013
West elected Wake Women Attorneys Vice President
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving Megan West was elected Wake Women Attorneys (WWA) Vice President at a meeting of the organization on Thursday, Dec. 12. A 2010 Campbell Law graduate, West also serves on the board of directors for the Capital City Clauses. Read More ►
December 11, 2013
Campbell Law unveils flexible enrollment option
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today the establishment of Campbell Flex, a flexible enrollment option beginning with the fall 2014 semester. A premium option of study for area residents looking to pursue alternative career paths, Campbell Flex enables students to earn a Juris Doctor by taking fewer hours each semester than required by the traditional program. Read More ►
December 5, 2013
Dean Leonard featured in Walter magazine
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard is featured in the latest edition of Walter magazine for December/January 2013-14. As a part of the publication’s ‘Raleighites’ section, Leonard’s profile focuses primarily on his family lineage that served as the background behind his recently published historical novel for children, The House by the Creek. Read More ►
November 21, 2013
Women in Law cookbook to benefit Dress for Success
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law’s Women in Law student organization has published its first cookbook, “May It Please the Fork.” The cookbooks, which feature recipes submitted by Campbell Law faculty, staff and students, are available for $12 and make for great gifts and keepsakes. All proceeds will benefit the Triangle N.C. Chapter of Dress for Success. Read More ►
November 20, 2013
Campbell Law announces mentorship program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School has announced the establishment of the Campbell Law Connections mentorship program. Ulmer Zack “Zeke” Bridges, III, a 2003 Campbell Law graduate, serves as program director. Read More ►
November 18, 2013
JJP students attend conference on restorative justice
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law third-year students Mario Krueger and Heather Taylor recently attended the Massachusetts Restorative Justice Collaborative Conference, Nov. 1-2, at Lesley University and Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass. The students were also joined by Campbell Law Juvenile Justice Project Director Jon Powell. Read More ►
November 15, 2013
Career Center holds second-annual Career Night
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Career & Professional Development Center held its second-annual Campbell Law Career Night on Thursday, Nov. 14. Nearly 50 representatives from 30 employers and 16 practice areas attended the event, engaging in dialogue with more than 50 students as they focused on exploring the various traditional practice areas in law. Read More ►
November 15, 2013
Five Campbell Law alumnae receive Women of Justice Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Five Campbell Law alumnae have received a 2013 Women of Justice Award from North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Elizabeth Freshwater-Smith (L '86), Rebecca Britton (L '92), Joy Brewer (L '96), Mary Stansell (L '97), and Erin Collins (L '06) were each honored during a gala ceremony at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte on Thursday, Nov. 14. Read More ►
November 13, 2013
NC COIN and Shanahan Law Group to open legal series at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Center for Innovation and Nanobiotechnology (NC COIN) will host an initial introductory seminar for its “Start Up and Early Stage Legal” series at Campbell Law School on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Campbell Law and Shanahan Law will serve as co-hosts for the event. Read More ►
November 12, 2013
Dean Leonard’s judicial portrait unveiled
RALEIGH, N.C. - The judicial portrait of Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard was unveiled before family, friends, and colleagues at the North Carolina Museum of History on Friday, Nov. 8. The fifth dean of Campbell Law, Leonard served as a federal judge in the Eastern District of North Carolina (EDNC) for more than 30 years prior to transitioning into his current role at the law school. Read More ►
November 7, 2013
Wright receives Judge Robinson O. Everett Award from Delta Theta Phi
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School chapter of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity has presented Melvin F. Wright, Jr. of the North Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism with the Judge Robinson O. Everett Award for Legal Excellence. Wright, also an adjunct professor at the law school, received the award at the annual Judge Robinson O. Everett Awards Gala and Professionalism Dinner at the Cardinal Club in downtown Raleigh on Nov. 6. Read More ►
November 5, 2013
Professor Osborn named to TIPLA Board
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor Lucas Osborn has been named to the Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association’s Board of Directors. Osborn teaches courses in patent law, intellectual property and contracts and has been involved with the local intellectual property community since arriving at Campbell Law in 2009. Read More ►
November 4, 2013
Dean Leonard presents at ACB, NCBJ conferences
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard offered two presentations at separate conferences over the course of Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Atlanta, Ga. Leonard’s presentation, “Leaving the Bench,” was delivered during The American College of Bankruptcy’s (ACB) 2013 Fall All-Fellows Luncheon, while he followed by presenting “The Role of Empirical Research in the Bankruptcy System” during the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) to more than 2,000 bankruptcy judges, insolvency lawyers and professionals, and international jurists. Read More ►
October 29, 2013
Froehling to co-lead CLE for domestic violence practitioners
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Director of Student Life & Pro Bono Opportunities Beth Froehling will co-lead a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar for domestic violence practitioners on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Froehling will present on domestic violence dynamics, legal remedies, and legislative updates. Read More ►
October 24, 2013
Campbell Law Observer expands focus on professionalism, ethics in N.C.
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Observer [http://www.campbelllawobserver.com] (CLO) has expanded its dedication to discussing ethics and professionalism matters in North Carolina. Continuing its growth and evolution as a publication, the CLO will now provide timely updates on State Bar disciplinary and ethics matters in its new section, “The Law Governing Lawyers.” Read More ►
October 23, 2013
Representatives Glazier, Stam discuss abortion
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State Representatives Paul “Skip” Stam (Rep.) and Rick Glazier (Dem.) participated in a robust discussion on abortion at Campbell Law School on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Rep. Stam, who serves as Speaker Pro Tempore, and Rep. Glazier, who teaches at the law school as an adjunct faculty member, discussed N.C. Senate Bill 353 / S.L. 2013-366, which passed over the summer. The two offered opposing views on the law’s purpose, impact throughout the state, and its Constitutional implications. Read More ►
October 22, 2013
Professor Boyd presents at NCSHCA annual conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor of Law Bobbi Jo Boyd participated at the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys (NCSHCA) annual conference on Oct. 18. Boyd provided an interactive, hour-long continuing legal education (CLE) session, “Ethics for Health Care Providers and Counsel,” for event attendees. Read More ►
October 18, 2013
State representatives to highlight discussion on abortion
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Federalist Society and Women in Law student organizations will welcome two state representatives for “On Privacy & Safety: A Discussion on Abortion in North Carolina,” at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the law school. North Carolina Speaker Pro Tempore Paul “Skip” Stam (Rep.) and Representative Rick Glazier (Dem.), who also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the law school, will participate in the event. Read More ►
October 17, 2013
Career Center, BLSA host speed networking event
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Career Center and Black Law Student Association (BLSA) partnered to host a speed networking event at the law school on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Participating attorneys included representatives from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, Parker Poe, DLA Piper, Kilpatrick Stockton, Duke Energy, GlaxoSmithKline, the U.S. Attorney's Office, the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Moore Van Allen and Quintiles. Read More ►
October 14, 2013
Campbell Law Review to hold annual symposium
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Review will explore the emerging trends in the field of corporate law during its annual symposium at the law school on Friday, Oct. 18. Divided into three sections, the symposium will examine the expanding role of technology in the practice of law and the impact of such expansion on the role of corporate counsel. Read More ►
October 11, 2013
Professor Flanary-Smith presents on legal writing
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amy Flanary-Smith took part in the 22nd-annual “Public Law for the Public’s Lawyers” event sponsored by UNC School of Government on Friday, Oct. 4. Flanary-Smith’s presentation, “Lawyers Writing for Non-Lawyers,” discussed the history of lawyers’ writing styles, what the “plain language” movement has meant for lawyers and their clients, and techniques lawyers can use to measure and improve the readability of their writing. Read More ►
October 11, 2013
Froehling elected to NCAWA Board of Directors
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Director of Student Life & Pro Bono Opportunities Beth Froehling was elected to an at-large position on the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA) Board of Directors at the organization’s annual meeting on Oct. 5. The appointment marks Froehling’s second stint on the organization’s board, having served in a similar capacity from 1997 to 2001. Read More ►
October 10, 2013
HLSA to host panel discussions on immigration reform
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Hispanic Law Student Association (HLSA) will host “Perspectives on Immigration Reform: Business, Community, and Faith” on Thursday, Oct. 17. The program will feature two panel discussions at the law school, one at 4:30 p.m. with a second to follow at 7 p.m., as well as heavy hors d’oeuvres throughout a 6 p.m. networking session. Read More ►
October 8, 2013
Professor Sawchak presents on appellate procedure at NCBA conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Professor Matt Sawchak presented on appellate procedure at a North Carolina Bar Association conference on Friday, Oct. 4. He addressed an audience of more than 100 appellate lawyers, judges, and court officials. Read More ►
October 7, 2013
Brown to give presentation to N.C. Society for Certified Public Managers
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law third-year student Anitra Brown will deliver a presentation during the North Carolina Society of Certified Public Managers’ (NCSCPM) fall conference on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The presentation, “Managing New Legislation,” will detail specific state legislation and its impacts on state managers and their decision making moving forward. Brown will touch on the grievance policy, changes to employee status, and equal employment opportunity plans and policies throughout her talk. Read More ►
October 4, 2013
Dean Leonard receives Carraway Award of Merit from Preservation N.C.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard was presented with the Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit from Preservation North Carolina during the organization’s annual conference on Oct. 4 in Edenton, N.C. Leonard received the honor in acknowledgement of his tireless work spearheading the restoration of the historic Century Station Federal Building on Fayetteville Street in Raleigh. Read More ►
September 30, 2013
Old Kivett Advocacy Council holds 2013 Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Old Kivett Advocacy Council (OKAC) hosted the 2013 Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition, Sept. 25-28, at the law school. One hundred second-year students and approximately 200 guest judges participated in the competition. Read More ►
September 25, 2013
Campbell Law establishes Honoratos Emeritus Scholarship for military veterans
RALEIGH, N.C. - Strengthening its already historically strong relationship with the military community, Campbell Law School has announced the establishment of the Honoratos Emeritus Scholarship. The scholarship will award any qualified veteran offered admission to Campbell Law an annual $15,000 renewable scholarship. Read More ►
September 13, 2013
Campbell Law holds swearing-in ceremony for recent graduates
RALEIGH, N.C. - Fifty graduates from the Campbell Law Class of 2013 participated in a swearing-in ceremony at the law school on Friday, Sept. 13. The Honorable Paul Gessner, the Honorable Shannon Joseph, and the Honorable Paul Ridgeway, all North Carolina Superior Court Judges, administered the oath of office and led the swearing-in of Campbell Law alums who recently passed the July 2013 North Carolina Bar Examination. Read More ►
September 9, 2013
Campbell Law externship program ranked 27th nationally by The National Jurist
RALEIGH, N.C. - A survey of law school externship programs in the September 2013 edition of The National Jurist found that Campbell Law School’s program ranks 27th nationally for percentage of total student body participation in externships. Campbell Law ranked highest among the seven North Carolina law schools. Read More ►
September 6, 2013
Campbell Law ranks second on July N.C. Bar Exam
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Board of Law Examiners for the State of North Carolina has confirmed that Campbell Law School ranked second among the seven North Carolina law schools for first-time bar passage on the July 2013 North Carolina Bar Exam. Of the 121 Campbell Law graduates that sat for the exam for the first time, 99 (81.82%) passed. Campbell Law is the only law school in the state of North Carolina to place in the top two for first-time test takers on the July bar exam in each of the past three years. Only Duke University led Campbell Law on the July 2013 bar exam, with 25 of 26 (96.15%) first-time test takers passing. Read More ►
August 28, 2013
Professor Currin reappointed to N.C. Rules Review Commission
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Professor Margaret Currin has been reappointed by the North Carolina Senate to a two-year term on the North Carolina Rules Review Commission (RRC). Currin initially joined the commission in June 2011, and has served as vice chair since August 2011. Read More ►
August 27, 2013
Dean Leonard hosts webinar on the basics of bankruptcy
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard hosted a webinar on the basics of bankruptcy for more than 700 attorneys on Tuesday, Aug. 27. The webinar was orchestrated by Legal Aid of North Carolina. Read More ►
August 26, 2013
Professor Jones argues before the Supreme Court of Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor of Law Amos Jones argued a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court of Kentucky on Friday, Aug. 23. The case was heard by the seven justices in the commonwealth’s historic Capitol chambers in Frankfort, Ky. Read More ►
August 21, 2013
Professor Lukasik approved by State Board of Education to serve as a Hearing Review Officer
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor of Law Lisa Lukasik has been approved by the State Board of Education to serve a three-year term as a State Hearing Review Officer in special education litigation. Lukasik’s term will run until Aug. 5, 2016. Read More ►
August 20, 2013
Campbell Law, Divinity School announce dual degree program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and the Campbell University Divinity School have announced the establishment of a new dual degree program. The program, which begins with the fall 2013 semester, allows students to pursue and obtain a Juris Doctor at Campbell Law, as well as a Master of Divinity from the Divinity School. Read More ►
August 14, 2013
First-year students visit Buies Creek, main campus during orientation
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law’s 121 first-year students visited Buies Creek and the main campus of Campbell University on Wednesday, Aug. 14, as a part of orientation. The day-long visit provided an opportunity for the new students to learn, witness, and experience the history of Campbell Law from current and past administrators, professors, and students, as well as several accomplished alums. Read More ►
August 13, 2013
Campbell Law holds investiture service for Dean Leonard
RALEIGH, N.C. - J. Rich Leonard was ceremonially installed as the dean of Campbell Law School before an audience of nearly 500 on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at First Baptist Church. Representatives from Campbell University, federal, state, and local government and judicial officials, members of numerous state and local bar organizations, and law school students attended and participated in the service. Read More ►
August 7, 2013
Professor Lee to speak during series on Christianity and culture
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Associate Professor of Law Dr. Kevin Lee will take part in a series on Christianity and culture at Christ Community Church in West End, N.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Dr. Lee’s presentation, “Democratic Pluralism: Constitutional vs. Tradition Values,” will mark the third session of the four-part series. Read More ►
August 1, 2013
Campbell Law to hold investiture service for Dean Leonard
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will hold a formal investiture service for new dean J. Rich Leonard on Tuesday, Aug. 13. The event will take place at First Baptist Church in Raleigh (99 N. Salisbury St.) beginning at 3 p.m. Campbell Law students and alumni are invited to attend, with a reception to follow immediately afterward at the law school. Read More ►
July 29, 2013
Five Campbell Law alums to be recognized by N.C. Lawyers Weekly
RALEIGH, N.C. - Five Campbell Law graduates will be recognized as “Leaders in the Law” by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. R. Steve Bowden (L’ 79), Todd A. Jones (L’ 98), Christopher H. Roberts (L’ 93), Gary K. Shipman (L’ 80), and Ashley H. Story (L’ 82) will be formally recognized and honored during a luncheon at the Raleigh Marriott City Center on Sept. 18. Read More ►
July 25, 2013
Professor Tilly to teach at St. Andrews, Scotland in inaugural study abroad program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Director of Advocacy & Assistant Professor of Law Dan Tilly will serve as a faculty member for a study abroad program in St. Andrews, Scotland, July 28 to Aug. 11. The program, the Baylor Academy of the Advocate at St. Andrews, is a partnership between Baylor University’s law school and the University of St. Andrews. Read More ►
July 24, 2013
Vice Dean Faulkner named next dean of Campbell University Lundy-Fetterman School of Business
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell University President Jerry Wallace announced today that Campbell Law School Vice Dean for Administration & External Relations B. Keith Faulkner has been named the next dean of Campbell University’s Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Faulkner will replace current Lundy-Fetterman School of Business dean Dr. Benjamin Hawkins, who will retire effective Dec. 31, 2013. Hawkins has led the School of Business as dean since June 2004. Read More ►
July 16, 2013
Four Campbell Law alums in NCBA Leadership Academy Class of 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - Four of the 16 young lawyers in the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Leadership Academy’s Class of 2013 are Campbell Law graduates. Lucy Austin (L '08), Nicolette Fulton (L ’05), James Hash (L ’08) and Mica Worthy (L ‘08) were all named to the group. Read More ►
July 15, 2013
J. Rich Leonard assumes deanship at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - J. Rich Leonard, former United States Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, assumed the role of dean of Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law on Monday, July 15. Dean Leonard serves as Campbell Law’s fifth dean, following Dean Melissa Essary (2006-12) and Interim Dean Keith Faulkner (2012-13). Read More ►
July 1, 2013
Professor Lukasik to teach in Cambridge during study abroad program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor of Law Lisa Lukasik will serve as a faculty member for a study abroad program at Sidney Sussex College in Cambridge, England, June 30 to Aug. 1. Lukasik will instruct a two-credit course on Global Issues in Education, Equality, and Human Rights Law. Read More ►
June 25, 2013
Campbell Law holds family prayer breakfast at N.C. Bar annual meeting
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted the annual family prayer breakfast at the North Carolina Bar Association annual meeting on Sunday, June 23 in Asheville, N.C. Nearly 100 attorneys and their families attended the gathering at The Grove Park Inn. Read More ►
June 24, 2013
Campbell Law once again posts 100 percent participation rate on employee giving campaign
RALEIGH, N.C. - One hundred percent of Campbell Law’s administration, faculty, and staff contributed to the Campbell University Employee Giving Campaign in 2013, marking the second consecutive year that every single law school employee gave to the campaign. Read More ►
June 21, 2013
Teddy named North Carolina Advocates for Justice President
RALEIGH, N.C. - David Teddy, a 1988 Campbell Law graduate, was recently named North Carolina Advocates for Justice President following a vote of his peers at the organization’s annual convention. Teddy marks the second Campbell Law alum to serve in this capacity, following Rebecca Britton (L ’92) who served as president from 2006-07. Read More ►
June 14, 2013
Shores places in top four at Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Class of 2013 graduate Andrew Shores cemented his reputation as one of the finest trial advocates in the country by placing in the top four at Baylor Law School’s 2013 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition, June 6-9 in Waco, Texas. Read More ►
June 6, 2013
Fletcher Foundation gift establishes public interest law fellows program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Interim Dean Keith Faulkner announced today that the law school has received a $50,000 grant from the A.J. Fletcher Foundation (AJF) to aid students serving underserved members of our community. The A.J. Fletcher Foundation Public Interest Law Fellows program will provide stipends for students who take unpaid summer internships in the area of public interest law. Read More ►
June 4, 2013
Cumberland County alumni scholarship formed
RALEIGH, N.C. - A scholarship specifically for Campbell Law students hailing from Cumberland County, N.C. has been crafted, and The Richardson Firm of Fayetteville, N.C. provided the idea as well as the founding contribution. The Cumberland County Law School Alumni Endowed Scholarship was formally announced by Matt Richardson on May 16 during a Cumberland County alumni reception hosted by The Richardson Firm. Read More ►
May 23, 2013
Shores Selected for Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Class of 2013 graduate Andrew Shores has been selected as one of 16 participants for Baylor Law School’s 2013 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition, June 6-9 in Waco, Texas. Read More ►
May 21, 2013
Campbell Law students set to receive WCBA scholarships
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School students Jacob Davis and Adam Steele have been selected to receive two of four available Wake County Bar Association (WCBA) Memorial Scholarships for the upcoming academic year. Davis and Steele, both rising third-year students, will formally receive their $4,000 scholarships during a presentation at an upcoming WCBA luncheon on June 4 at the Women’s Club of Raleigh. Read More ►
May 10, 2013
Governor Pat McCrory delivers commencement address at Campbell Law School
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School conferred 132 Juris Doctor degrees at its 35th annual hooding and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 10 at the Raleigh Convention Center. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory delivered the commencement address. Read More ►
May 1, 2013
Governor Pat McCrory to deliver commencement address at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory will deliver the commencement address at Campbell Law School’s 35th-annual hooding and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 10. The celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center. Read More ►
April 30, 2013
Campbell Law hosts delegation of Lithuanian attorneys
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted a five-person delegation of Lithuanian attorneys on Monday, April 29. The visit was in conjunction with the North Carolina Bar Association’s (NCBA) Attorney Exchange Program. Read More ►
April 23, 2013
Campbell Law, National Institute for Trial Advocacy to host CLE
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) will partner to host a three-day continuing legal education (CLE) program at the law school, May 9-11. Campbell Law graduates interested in attending will receive a 15% discount from the standard program cost. Read More ►
April 19, 2013
Juvenile Justice Project visits New Horizons Academy
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Juvenile Justice Project (JJP) visited New Horizons Academy in nearby Durham on Tuesday, April 16, to discuss restorative justice with students. JJP Director Jon Powell and second-year student Jacquelyn Merrill met with students, engaged them in the powerful restorative justice tool known as the “circle process,” and discussed recently mediated cases. Read More ►
April 18, 2013
Adjunct faculty members recognized by N.C. State Bar
RALEIGH, N.C. - Three Campbell Law School adjunct faculty members were recently recognized by the North Carolina State Bar during the Board of Legal Specialization’s Annual Luncheon & Awards Presentation. Read More ►
April 17, 2013
Campbell Law wins N.C. Bar Feeding Frenzy food drive competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School collected more food donations than any other law school in the state for the 2013 North Carolina Feeding Frenzy. Led by Campbell Law Student Bar Association President Anna Brinkley and students Dorothy Gooding, Brian Lawler, Jasmine Lucas, and Brad Trahan, the law school collected more than 6,500 pounds of canned food in just three weeks. Read More ►
April 15, 2013
Campbell Law graduates lead state on Feb. 2013 N.C. Bar Exam
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School graduates led all seven North Carolina law schools in first-time and overall bar passage on the February 2013 state bar exam. First-time test takers from Campbell Law scored a 90 percent bar passage rate, while repeaters passed at a 62.50 percent clip. Read More ►
April 11, 2013
Bankruptcy Judge J. Rich Leonard named Dean of Campbell University School of Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - J. Rich Leonard, United States Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, has been appointed as the next dean of Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. Leonard’s appointment, effective July 15, 2013, fills the position currently held by Interim Dean Keith Faulkner. Read More ►
April 10, 2013
Campbell Law hosts annual scholarship luncheon
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted its annual luncheon for scholarship donors on Wednesday, April 10. More than 75 donors, alumni, students, faculty, and staff members attended the event, including numerous distinguished Campbell Law alumni and former faculty members. Read More ►
April 10, 2013
Professor Lee to speak at Conference on Religious Legal Theory
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Associate Professor of Law Kevin Lee will speak at the annual Conference on Religious Legal Theory (RLT), April 10-12, at Touro Law School in Central Islip, N.Y. Read More ►
April 4, 2013
Professor Essary serves as moderator for N.C. Bar Legal Summit
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Professor of Law and former dean Melissa Essary co-moderated the North Carolina Bar Association’s Legal Summit on Tuesday, April 2. The event, “Legal Education & the Profession in Transition,” was held at the North Carolina Bar Center in nearby Cary. Deans and students from each of the state’s seven law schools took part in panel discussions throughout the day, including Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner and Campbell Law Student Bar Association President and third-year student Anna Brinkley. Read More ►
March 26, 2013
Campbell Law Team Wins South Texas Mock Trial Challenge
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School was the winner of one of the nation’s most prestigious mock trial competitions over the weekend, as Michael Hedgepeth, Jessica Burgess, Philip Kuhn, and Anna McNeill brought home a national championship by winning the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge in Houston, Texas. Hedgepeth and Burgess tried both sides of the case as lawyers throughout competition, while Kuhn, McNeill and South Texas student Lena Laurenzo served as witnesses en route to collecting the Treece-O’Quinn Trophy as competition champions. Read More ►
March 25, 2013
Old Kivett Advocacy Council Holds 2013 Intramural Negotiation Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Old Kivett Advocacy Council hosted the 2013 Intramural Negotiation Competition, March 20-21, at the law school. Thirty-two Campbell Law students comprised 16 teams, with two separate teams ultimately winning the competition. Read More ►
March 22, 2013
Professor Lee Presents Paper at Univ. of London Conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Associate Professor of Law Kevin Lee presented a paper at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Law, Culture & the Humanities at the University of London on Friday, March 22. Read More ►
March 21, 2013
Campbell Law to Host Discussion on Community Violence
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a discussion on violence in local communities at the law school on Tuesday, March 26, beginning at 6 p.m. Mothers in Charge Founding Director Dorothy Johnson-Speight will discuss the cost of violence to community members, as well as needed responses from neighborhood citizens. Local advocates and family survivors of homicide victims will also participate in the conversation. Read More ►
March 20, 2013
Campbell Law, Legal Aid to Hold 50B Project Together Training
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and Legal Aid of North Carolina will host a 50B Project Together training session on Wednesday, March 27, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the law school. All attorneys interested in representing victims in 50B return of Ex Parte hearings in Wake County are invited. Read More ►
March 19, 2013
HLSA to Hold Third Annual Salsa Night Fundraiser
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Hispanic Law Student Association (HLSA) will host its third annual Salsa Night on Friday, March 22, at Solas Restaurant & Lounge in Raleigh. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Capital Area Teen Court. Read More ►
March 19, 2013
Career Center, Women in Law Host Judicial Forum
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Career Center and Women in Law combined to host a judicial forum on Monday, March 18. The informative panel discussion and networking reception featured seven members of the North Carolina judiciary. Read More ►
March 18, 2013
Gooding Awarded Susie Sharp Inn of Court Scholarship
RALEIGH, N.C. - Third-year Campbell Law student Dorothy Gooding has been selected to receive a scholarship from the Susie Sharp Inn of Court, as announced at the Inn’s recent meeting on Wednesday, March 13. Gooding was previously invited to join the Inn as a student member. Read More ►
March 15, 2013
Faulkner Elected Susie Sharp Inn of Court President
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner was elected Susie Sharp Inn of Court President at the organization’s meeting on Wednesday, March 13. Faulkner previously served in the role of president-elect. Read More ►
March 12, 2013
Campbell Law Moves into Top Tier in Latest U.S. News Rankings
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School moved into the top tier for law schools and collected its highest ever ranking as released by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday, March 12. Read More ►
March 12, 2013
Campbell Law Team Wins AAJ Advocacy Regional Championship
RALEIGH, N.C. - A team of four Campbell Law students won the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition Regional Championship this past weekend, March 8-10. The Campbell Law team collected 18 of 21 possible ballots en route to collecting the title, cementing a spot in the National Finals in New Orleans, La., in April. Read More ►
March 11, 2013
Campbell Law Review Annual Symposium Slated for Friday
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Review will host its annual symposium this Friday, March 15, at the law school. This year’s theme, “The Virtuous Lawyer: Seeking Justice & the Common Good,” will include topics on non-adversarial alternatives in medical error litigation, restorative justice in criminal prosecution, and collaborative practice in domestic law. Read More ►
March 6, 2013
WCBA Rule of Law Program to be Held at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host the Wake County Bar Association's (WCBA) Rule of Law Program on Thursday, March 7. Approximately 100 high school students, primarily from Wake County public schools, will participate. Read More ►
March 4, 2013
Campbell Law to Host Gideon v. Wainwright Symposium
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a full-day Gideon v. Wainwright Symposium on Friday, March 8, as the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark case. Read More ►
March 1, 2013
Campbell Law Class Set for Unique Service Opportunity in Panama
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law “Study & Service in Panama” class will visit Panama for a unique service opportunity during the school’s upcoming Spring Break period, March 2-8. Led by Campbell Law Assistant Professor Lucas Osborn, nine students will engage in research, presentations, and analysis regarding Panamanian adoption, foster care, and orphan care practices, needs, and proposed legislation. Read More ►
February 28, 2013
Professor Sawchak to Serve on Panel of National ABA Webinar
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Practitioner in Residence Matt Sawchak will speak on a national ABA Section of Antitrust Law webinar this Friday, March 1. The hour-long program will analyze the relationship between state “unfair trade practices” statutes and non-statutory business torts. Read More ►
February 28, 2013
NCVAN Certification Academy to be Held at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Victim Assistance Network’s (NCVAN) Victim Service Practitioner Certification Academy will be held at Campbell Law School next week, March 4-8. More than 35 participants from across the state will take part in the program, and Campbell Law students are allowed to attend at no charge. Read More ►
February 27, 2013
Campbell Law to Host Mock Trial State Championship
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host the 21st Annual North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) High School Mock Trial State Championship, March 1-2. Eight regional champions from around the state will compete for the state title, as well as the opportunity to represent North Carolina at the National High School Mock Trial Competition in Indianapolis, Ind., in May. Read More ►
February 26, 2013
Campbell Law Advocacy Success Continues at UNC Craven Moot Court Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Advocacy Program continued its successful spring semester last week at the UNC Craven Moot Court Competition. Three second-year students, Anna Barefoot, Katie Greene, and Chris Waivers, represented Campbell Law in the 24-team field. Campbell Law Practitioner in Residence Matt Sawchak was the head coach of the team. Read More ►
February 22, 2013
Campbell Law Students Find Success at ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Two teams of students from Campbell Law School offered strong showings last weekend at the ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition for the Southeast Region at Washington & Lee Law School in Lexington, Va. The four competing second-year students were coached by Campbell Law Professor of Law Jean Cary. Read More ►
February 18, 2013
Campbell Law Co-Hosts Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Clinic
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law co-hosted a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program clinic alongside Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice and the North Carolina Justice Center on Saturday, Feb. 16. The program included an overview of eligibility requirements, documentation issues, and the application progress. Attorneys from Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice assisted with a final review of documents to support DACA applicability, while members of the Campbell Law Hispanic Law Student Association assisted in initial intake and document evidentiary review. Read More ►
February 15, 2013
Campbell Law to Host Federal Bar Association CLE
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a continuing legal education (CLE) program for the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of North Carolina (FBA-EDNC) on Friday, Feb. 22. Registration will begin at 1 p.m., with the program taking place from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. The three-hour CLE credit course will be offered free to FBA-EDNC members, and $50 for non-members. Read More ►
February 12, 2013
Campbell Law Sweeps 38th National Trial Competition for Region V
RALEIGH, N.C. - A pair of teams from Campbell Law School swept all ballots in the final round of the 38th National Trial Competition (NTC) for Region V over the weekend, besting competing groups from 11 other law schools throughout the region. Andrew Shores and Melanie Turnbull, as well as Keith Gordon and Leesa Poag, will now advance to represent Campbell Law at the 2013 National Trial Competition, April 3-7, in San Antonio, Texas. Read More ►
February 11, 2013
Campbell Law, Professor Sawchak to Offer Free Ethics CLE on Thursday, Feb. 14
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will offer a free, one-hour continuing legal education (CLE) program on ethics this Thursday, Feb. 14, at 8 a.m. Campbell Law Practitioner in Residence Matt Sawchak will speak on the top 10 myths and missteps that litigators encounter when they apply the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine. The North Carolina State Bar has approved this program for one hour of ethics credit. Read More ►
February 8, 2013
Professor Lee Takes Part in Dean’s Lecture Series at Ohio Northern School of Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Associate Professor Kevin Lee participated in the Dean’s Lecture Series at Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law on Thursday, Feb. 7. His presentation, “The Citizen Lawyer in the Coming Era: How Technology is Changing the Practice of Law and What it Might Mean for the Future of the Lawyer’s Role in the American Democracy,” focused on the changes to the legal profession brought forth by advances in modern technology. Read More ►
February 7, 2013
Professor Flanary-Smith Co-Presents at Leadership N.C. Event
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amy Flanary-Smith and Rex Healthcare Director of Palliative Care Dr. Anne Yeager gave a presentation at Leadership North Carolina’s (LNC) Health & Human Services Session on Thursday, Feb. 7. The presentation, “Preparing for a Better Goodbye,” discussed informed consent and advance directives. Read More ►
February 7, 2013
Professor Sawchak Delivers Presentation at N.C. Bar Association Conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Practitioner in Residence Matt Sawchak presented a paper on advanced issues under North Carolina’s “unfair trade practices” law at a North Carolina Bar Association conference in Greensboro, N.C., on Thursday, Feb. 7. More than 125 judges, lawyers, and law students registered to attend. Read More ►
February 4, 2013
Professor Jones Delivers Lecture Kicking Off Black History Month at the University of Kentucky
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amos Jones delivered a faculty workshop and a public lecture at the University of Kentucky on Friday, Feb. 1. Kicking off Black History Month observances, Jones’s lecture was titled “The Dismantling of De Jure Segregation in Kentucky: How Slave Religion, Strategic Voting, and Creative Lawyering Broke Barriers in a Socially Advanced Border State.” Jones connected an assortment of historical anomalies and firsts to paint a complex portrait of mid-Twentieth Century uplift in the Bluegrass State, frequently relating American religious history to the development of constitutional law. Read More ►
February 1, 2013
Campbell Law, WCBA Host Inaugural Wake County Access to Justice Convocation
RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School and the Wake County Bar Association hosted Wake County’s Inaugural Access to Justice Convocation at the law school on Friday, Feb. 1. The program, which was attended by a wide assortment of legal professionals and service providers, consisted of two separate panel discussions on understanding the unmet legal needs in Wake County. Read More ►
January 30, 2013
Professor Wallace to Present, Serve on Panel at N.C. Bar Association Event
RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School Associate Professor of Law Greg Wallace will present and participate in a panel discussion at the 2013 North Carolina Bar Association Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section Annual Meeting on Friday, Feb. 1. The meeting will include a continuing legal education (CLE) program for legal professionals. Read More ►
January 25, 2013
Campbell Law Career Center Hosts Second-Annual Mock Interview Day
RALEIGH, N.C. – Fifty-three Campbell Law students participated in the Campbell Law Career & Professional Development Center’s Second-Annual Mock Interview Day on Friday, Jan. 25. Each student was paired with one of eight participating employers, six of which earned their juris doctor at Campbell Law, 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 ►
January 17, 2013
Professor Wallace to Address Wake County Christian Legal Society
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Wake County Christian Legal Society will hold its monthly meeting at Campbell Law School on Friday, Jan. 18, and Campbell Law Associate Professor of Law Greg Wallace will serve as the keynote speaker. Read More ►
January 16, 2013
Campbell Law SBA to Hold Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Student Bar Association (SBA) will host a day of community service activities on Monday, Jan. 21 during observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Campbell Law students, who do not attend classes in observance of the federal holiday in King’s honor, will serve the Raleigh community at a trio of locations. Read More ►
January 14, 2013
Campbell Law, WCBA to Host "People's Law School" Event
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and the Wake County Bar Association (WCBA) will partner to host an informative and free legal information session at the law school on Saturday, Jan. 19. Open to the general public, “People’s Law School” will consist of three one-hour sessions on a variety of legal topics. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with sessions running from 9 a.m. until noon. Parking will be available at the City of Raleigh Municipal Parking Deck across from the law school on West Morgan Street. Read More ►
January 4, 2013
Raleigh Chamber Adds Professor Essary to Board of Advisors
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Professor of Law Melissa Essary has been named to the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors, as announced by Chamber President & CEO Harvey Schmitt. Essary will work alongside her peers on the Chamber Board to provide leadership and advice to the Chamber's Board of Directors, enhance Chamber partnerships, and strengthen outreach to the business community. Read More ►