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February 21, 2017
Peaden, Todd compete in moot court competition

RALEIGH, N.C. - Third-year Campbell Law student advocates Casey Peaden and James Todd recently represented the law school’s advocacy program at the 2017 William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition, Feb. 18-20, in Minneapolis, Minn. Their participation was made possible by the generous support of Riddle & Brantley, LLP.

Peaden and Todd defeated three opponents by wide margins on oral arguments, going 2-1 after three rounds. They ultimately fell on a minor point margin difference in the tie breaker for advancing to the final eight.

Peaden was named best advocate on seven of nine ballots, while Todd was named best advocate on the other two.

For over 30 years, Riddle & Brantley’s team of highly trained personal injury attorneys has been helping represent individuals that have been injured due to the negligence of another person or as a result of the malfunction of a dangerous or defective item. The firm has offices throughout North Carolina in Raleigh, Goldsboro, Kinston and Jacksonville. For more information on Riddle & Brantley please visit

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




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