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.
“Mentorship programs are an excellent avenue for students to learn and create exciting opportunities for the future,” said Sherron. “Our Connections mentorship program has been a blessing for countless students, and I’m excited to champion our story and help others construct similar programs to improve legal education and practice throughout the country.”
Deeply embedded into the fabric of Raleigh’s civic and professional communities, Sherron sits on the Wake County Bar Association & Tenth Judicial District Board of Directors, the Note in the Pocket Board of Directors, is a committee chair for the Wake County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division and has previously served as vice president of Wake Women Attorneys. She is also a prior member of the Capital City Clauses Board of Directors and is a graduate of Leadership Raleigh.
A 2014 Triangle Business Journal Women in Business award winner, Sherron oversees Campbell Law’s alumni relations, career services, and communications and marketing departments, manages the Campbell Law Connections mentorship program and serves as the liaison to the Campbell Law Alumni Association.
The NCBP provides information and training to state and local bar association leaders in 53 states and territories.
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Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law School 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 twice received the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association, honoring its First-Year Professionalism Development Series in 2003 and the Connections mentorship program in 2016. The school has also been recognized by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,900 alumni, including more than 3,000 who reside and work in North Carolina. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.
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