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March 31, 2011
Campbell Law Hosts Intramural Client Counseling Event

RALEIGH, N.C. – On March 23-25, the Old Kivett Advocacy Council hosted the 2011 Richard T. Bowser Intramural Client Counseling Competition at the Campbell Law School in Raleigh. During the competition, forty participants honed their interviewing and counseling skills with clients. More than 30 alumni, local attorneys, faculty members and former competition winners judged the competition. 

The final round was held on Friday, March 25, 2011. Second year students Ben Greenberg and Amanda Hannon were the competition winners and the recipients of the coveted Thomas P. Anderson Award.
 
“This event provides a great opportunity for our students to practice developing the critical skill sets of listening and counseling. These skills are critical in the actual practice of law,” said Dean Melissa Essary. “The participation of so many alumni, faculty and former participants reflect the importance of the event and how much it means to all involved.”
 
About Campbell Law School: Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The School has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 21 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a new state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit law.campbell.edu.
 
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Media Contact: Julie Lechner, 919.865.5978, lechner@law.campbell.edu

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