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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.

The daylong event will feature keynote speaker Richard C. Boothman, J.D., Chief Risk Officer of the University of Michigan (U of M) Healthcare System. Boothman, who created what is now referred to as the “Michigan Model,” has revolutionized the way medical claims and patient injuries are handled. The Michigan Model has been featured on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition with Scott Simon, All Things Considered, and Marketplace; CBS News; CNN; MSNBC; BBC Radio and the Korean Broadcasting System. Additionally, it has received coverage in The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, among many others.

“The symposium is intended to address an emerging trend in N.C. and the U.S. towards non-traditional, non-adversarial alternatives in litigation and criminal prosecution,” said Campbell Law Review Symposium Co-Editor Brian Lawler. “This topic highlights a crossroad between legal theory and practice, and will showcase academics, practitioners and clients alike. We are honored to have so many distinguished guests who represent the best and most influential in their given practice areas.”
Featured Speaker: Dr. Saby Ghoshray, Ph.D. Presents: “Examining Hurdles and Execution Difficulties for Implementation of Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Restorative Justice in America.”

Morning Presentation & Panel Discussion:Shifting Paradigms: The IACT Program, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Collaborative Law.”
Featured Panelists
Dr. Jessica Scott, M.D., J.D., Director of North America Medical Advocacy & Policy at GlaxoSmithKline; Diann Seigle, Executive Director, Carolina Dispute Settlement Services; Jeff Seigle, J.D., Co-Founder, Separating Together Collaborative Law Practice; Aida Doss Havel, J.D., Separating Together Collaborative Law Practice; Barbara Phillips-Bute, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Medicine; Scarlette Gardner, J.D., N.C. Secretary of State Charitable Solicitation Licensing Division.
Afternoon Presentational & Panel Discussion:Seeking Justice: Restorative Conferencing in a Punitive System.” (Story featured in the The New York Times)
Featured Panelists
Sujatha Baliga, Director, Restorative Justice Project, National Council on Crime and Delinquency; Howard Zehr, Professor, Center for Justice and Peace Building at Eastern Mennonite University;  Andy and Kate Grosmaire, parents of Ann Grosmaire; Michael and Julie McBride, parents of Conor McBride.

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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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