Campbell Law School

Margaret P. Currin

Margaret Currin's work as United States Attorney, as legislative counsel in the United States Senate, and in private practice brings a unique combination of experience to Campbell Law's faculty. 

During her more than 25 years in legal education and law school administration, Currin has taught in the areas of government litigation, federal crimes, scientific evidence, election and lobby law, administrative law, and professional responsibility. She also is the Director of the law school's Externship Program, working with students as they gain experience in public service, non-profit, corporate, and pro bono environments.

As United States Attorney, Currin represented the interests of the United States in all civil and criminal matters throughout the Eastern District of North Carolina. She also has served as president of the National Association of Former United States Attorneys. Active in a number of civic, professional, and public service organizations, she has served on and chaired the Wake County Board of Elections, served as General Counsel for state party and other political committees, and served on the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Committee with the North Carolina State Board of Elections. She has also represented political committees before the Federal Election Commission. Currin currently serves on the North Carolina Rules Review Commission.

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Administrative Law
Government Litigation
Legislative Representation
Scientific Evidence

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Education More ▼
Graduate Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center
JD (with distinction), Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, 1979
AB (Religion), Meredith College
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Legislative Director and Legal Counsel, US Senator John Tower, 1979-1981
United States Attorney, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1988-1993
Private Practice, 1994-1998

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Member, North Carolina State Bar
Member, North Carolina Bar Association
Board of Directors, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President, President, National Association of Former United States Attorneys
Member, Wake County Bar Association
Member, Tenth Judicial District Bar
Member, American Bar Association
Admitted to practice in North Carolina, EDNC, MDNC and US Supreme Court
Board of Directors, NC BarCARES
Christian Legal Society

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Professional experience More ▼

Campbell University School of Law

Professor of Law and Externship Director (2006-present);
Associate Dean, Professor of Law, and Externship Director (1998-2006);
Professor of Law (1993-1998); Assistant Dean and Assistant/Associate Professor (1981-1988)

Member (1983-1985) and Chairman (1985-1987), Wake County Board of Elections

General Counsel (1981-1983) and Treasurer (1995-1996), North Carolina Republican Party

North Carolina Rules Review Commission, 2011-present

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Publications More ▼

Click here to view the SelectedWorks of Professor Currin

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