Campbell Law School

Lisa Lukasik

Lisa Lukasik is a seasoned litigator with over a decade of experience representing local boards of education through all stages of litigation. Her scholarship and teaching reflect her career as an advocate on behalf of school boards, administrators, teachers, and students.

Lukasik received the 2011-2012 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research based upon her contributions to legal scholarship in the area of public school law, including recent articles in the North Carolina Law Review on charter school funding and in the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law on the educational rights of children with disabilities. 

Business Leader Magazine named Lukasik one of the Triangle’s 2011 Women Extraordinaire in recognition of her leadership and service to the legal profession.

Lukasik presents nationally and regionally to educators, academics, and attorneys on various topics in education law, effective teaching strategies, and counseling students toward professional satisfaction and happiness.

Lukasik earned her B.A. with honors from Washington University in St. Louis and graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  She began her professional career as a junior college English teacher first in Kolobrzeg, Poland and later in Huntsville, Alabama.  After several years as an English teacher, she returned to school and earned a J.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law.  She graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif and served as a published member of the North Carolina Law Review, a founding editor of the North Carolina Banking Institute Publication, and an Honors Writing Scholar.

She clerked for the Honorable Willis P. Whichard on the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Lukasik came to Campbell Law from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she served as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and as the Director of the law school’s bar success program.

Lukasik joined the Campbell Law faculty in 2009.

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Comparative Issues in Education Law and Policy
Education Law
Federal Civil Rights Litigation
Public School Law Litigation
Special Education Law
Torts

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Education More ▼

J.D. (with honors, Order of the Coif), the University of North Carolina School of Law

B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), Washington University

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Memberships & affiliations More ▼

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
Education Section of the North Carolina Bar Association
Wake County Bar Association

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Professional experience More ▼

Education Law Attorney, Tharrington Smith, L.L.P.
Clinical Assistant Professor, The University of North Carolina School of Law
Law Clerk, Justice Willis P. Whichard, North Carolina Supreme Court
Legal Intern, University of North Carolina School of Government
Legal Intern, North Carolina Department of Justice, Education Section

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Publications More ▼

Click here to view the SelectedWorks of Professor Lukasik

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