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October 4, 2012
Professor Flanary-Smith Elected to N.C. Society of Health Care Attorneys Board of Directors

RALEIGH, N.C. –Campbell Law Assistant Professor Amy-Flanary Smith has been elected to the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys (NCSHCA) Board of Directors. Flanary-Smith was elected to a three-year term during the NCSHCA annual meeting last Friday, Sept. 28, in Chapel Hill.

“I am pleased and honored to be able to work with the Society leadership for the next three years,” said Flanary-Smith. “Past directors have fostered collegiality, professionalism, and education among health lawyers in North Carolina, and I look forward to continuing their work.”

An expert in legal discourse and advocacy, Flanary-Smith serves as the director of Campbell Law’s Legal Research & Writing Program, where she develops a comprehensive curriculum and leads weekly program instruction. Each year, severalof Raleigh's most outstanding practicing attorneys are selected to teach in the program, which allows students to learn about legal discourse in a small class setting while capitalizing on Campbell Law's historic strengths of practical skills and compassionate advocacy.

An experienced health law attorney, Flanary-Smith holds both litigation and transactional experience. She has represented health care providers in all stages of litigation, from district court to the Supreme Court of North Carolina, and she frequently shares her expertise and consulting skills with North Carolina hospitals and physicians. Her scholarly interests include the intersections of patient competency, capacity, and consent with health care policy.

A non-profit corporation, the NCSHCA seeks to provide professional education and additional services to North Carolina attorneys with an interest in health care law. For more information, visit the NCSHCA website at



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 3,400 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s overall 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 state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit




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