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April 19, 2016
Campbell Law partners with NC State to offer CLE opportunities
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and NC State University’s Office of Professional Development have forged a partnership to offer continuing legal education courses (CLE). The courses, which will be taught at the law school by Campbell Law faculty, adjunct faculty and administrators, will be facilitated through NC State. Read More ►
April 18, 2016
Campbell Law takes South Texas Mock Trial national title for third time
RALEIGH, N.C. - For the second consecutive year, and third time in the last four years, Campbell Law student advocates collected a national championship title at the prestigious South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. Second-year students Jacob Morse, Dutch Entwistle and Casey Peaden defeated a talented group of student advocates from Stetson Law School on Sunday, April 17 to bring the championship hardware back to Raleigh. Morse earned a best advocate award in the preliminary rounds of the competition and was named the Championship Best Advocate for his impressive performance in the championship finals. This year marks the second year in a row, and the third time overall, that a Campbell Law student has been recognized as the finest advocate in the championship trial. Read More ►
April 18, 2016
Professor Boyd named next clerk of court for Supreme Court of N.C.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Assistant Professor and 2001 graduate J. Bryan Boyd has been named the next clerk of court for the Supreme Court of North Carolina, effective June 1. Chief Justice Mark Martin made the announcement on Monday, April 18. Read More ►
April 13, 2016
NCBA’s Bohm named director of development at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced that David Bohm will join the law school as director of development effective May 10. Bohm has served as the assistant executive director of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) since 2008. Read More ►
April 6, 2016
Students, donors mingle at annual scholarship luncheon
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted its annual luncheon for scholarship donors on Wednesday, April 6. More than 80 donors, alumni, students, faculty, and staff members attended the event, including numerous distinguished Campbell Law alumni and former faculty members. Read More ►
April 6, 2016
Campbell Law to host debate on federal sentencing reform
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law will bring in two leading national experts for a debate on federal sentencing reform next Monday, April 11 at noon. Professors Douglas Berman and William Otis will take questions on federal sentencing from Campbell Law Assistant Professor Zac Bolitho, who will serve as moderator. Read More ►
April 5, 2016
Alston & Bird to sponsor trial advocacy team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Alston & Bird LLP have provided a financial gift to the law school to financially support a trial advocacy team. The firm’s support will provide assistance for the team’s travel and lodging for the 2016 Estrella Trial Advocacy Competition (ETAC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 9-10. Read More ►
April 4, 2016
Morse receives Anglin Law Leadership Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Second-year student Jacob Morse was named the recipient of the Anglin Law Leadership Award at Campbell Law’s 39th annual Law Day Banquet on Saturday, April 2. A native of Mooresville, N.C., Morse is the third recipient of the $2,000 award. Read More ►
April 1, 2016
Campbell Law to hold annual Family Day, Law Day Banquet
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will hold its annual Family Day and Law Day Banquet on Saturday, April 2. Family Day will begin at the law school at 9 a.m., with the banquet following later in the evening at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in downtown. Read More ►
March 31, 2016
Campbell Law to launch community clinic to support indigent, most at risk
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law will add a fourth service-focused clinic to its roster with the addition of the Campbell Law Community Clinic. The new clinic will provide backup legal services free of charge to area non-profit agencies and their clients when legal issues complicate such important steps as acquiring housing or a new career. A grant of $150,000 from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation that has been matched by other donors is making this effort possible. Read More ►
March 28, 2016
Ogletree Deakins to fund competitive advocacy team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Ogletree Deakins has made a gift to the law school to financially support an advocacy program team. The firm’s support will provide assistance for the team’s travel and lodging for the 31st annual Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition in Brooklyn, N.Y., March 31 – April 2. Read More ►
March 24, 2016
Professor Collins to direct externship program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced that Allegra Collins will join the faculty in a permanent position as an assistant clinical professor and director of the externship program beginning with the 2016-17 academic year. Collins has served as the interim director of Campbell Law’s legal research and writing program and a visiting assistant professor of law throughout the current academic year. Read More ►
March 23, 2016
Dr. Shipman elected to NNLSO Board of Directors
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Registrar Dr. Connie Shipman has been elected to the National Network of Law School Officers (NNLSO) Board of Directors. Dr. Shipman, who will serve a two-year term on the board, was elected at the organization’s annual conference in Phoenix, Ariz. Read More ►
March 22, 2016
Twenty-first annual Campbell Law Classic to benefit trio of charities
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Men’s Legal Caucus (MLC) will host its 21st annual Campbell Law Classic on Sunday, April 3 at Riverwood Golf Club. All proceeds from the charity event will be divided between Haven House Services, Cameron Boys Camp, and St. Baldrick’s. Read More ►
March 18, 2016
CPILSA to hold annual silent auction on April 7
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Public Interest Law Students Association (CPILSA) will hold its fourth annual silent auction fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 at Vita Vite. All proceeds from the silent auction will support the group’s summer stipend program, which provides financial assistance to students working in unpaid public interest law internships. Read More ►
March 16, 2016
Campbell Law returns to top tier in latest U.S. News rankings
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School is once again included in the top tier for law schools per U.S. News & World Report. Campbell Law placed 144th nationally in the new rankings released on Wednesday, March 16. Read More ►
March 9, 2016
Campbell Law to hold conference on international trade law for entrepreneurs
RALEIGH, N.C. - Area startups aspiring to grow internationally are invited to attend a free conference on international trade law for entrepreneurs at Campbell Law School on Saturday, March 19 beginning at 9 a.m. Wake County Judge Paul Ridgeway will deliver the keynote address for the event, which will include numerous outstanding lawyers and government officials participating in panel discussions on government resources, regulatory compliance, and transnational issues. Read More ►
March 7, 2016
Dean Leonard to serve as panelist at Americas Law Deans’ Forum
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard will serve as a panelist at the International Association of Law Schools fifth Americas Law Deans’ Forum, March 9-12, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The conference will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law. Read More ►
March 4, 2016
Everett Gaskins Hancock to sponsor mock trial team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP has pledged to financially sponsor a mock trial team. The firm’s contribution will provide financial support for a group of Campbell Law students competing at the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge in Houston, Texas, April 13-17. Read More ►
March 3, 2016
Thompson receives Iredell Award from Phi Alpha Delta
RALEIGH, N.C. - Prominent attorney and Campbell University Board of Trustees Chairman Benjamin N. Thompson was honored with the James Iredell Award on Wednesday, March 2, by Campbell Law School’s Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) law fraternity. A member of Campbell Law’s 1976 charter class and an integral member of the university community, Thompson received the award at a reception and dinner held at The City Club in downtown. Read More ►
March 2, 2016
Hardison & Cochran to sponsor Campbell Law mock trial team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Hardison & Cochran Attorneys at Law will provide financial support to sponsor a competitive mock trial team. The firm’s gift will pave the way for a group of students to compete at the National Student Trial Advocacy Competition (NSTAC) of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Two teams from Campbell Law will compete in the Raleigh region, March 10-13, with the national finals slated for March 31-April 3 in New Orleans, La. Read More ►
March 1, 2016
N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Martin to deliver 2016 commencement address
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin will deliver the commencement address at Campbell Law School’s 38th annual hooding and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 13. The celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. at Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. Read More ►
February 29, 2016
Professor Jones to give lecture at Campbellsville Univ.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Associate Professor Amos Jones will serve as the guest lecturer at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Ky., on Tuesday, March 1, as part of that university's Baptist Heritage Lecture Series. Jones has titled his presentation “Free People in a Free State: Civil Rights Churches of Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, 1790 to 1968.” Read More ►
February 25, 2016
Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton to support moot court team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP has agreed to financially sponsor a moot court team. The firm’s contribution will provide financial support for a group of Campbell Law students competing at the regional round of the National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC), Feb. 25-27, in Washington D.C. Read More ►
February 24, 2016
Campbell Law Federalist Society to hold memorial service for Justice Scalia
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Federalist Society will hold a memorial service in honor of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. Area residents are invited to join the Campbell Law community in attending the service. Paid parking is available at the City of Raleigh Municipal Parking Deck across from the law school on West Morgan Street. Read More ►
February 19, 2016
N.C. Court of Appeals to hear arguments at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - A three-judge panel from the North Carolina Court of Appeals will sit at Campbell Law School on Monday, Feb. 22 for two oral arguments. Judges Ann Marie Calabria (L ‘83), Donna Stroud (L ‘88), and John Tyson (L ‘79), all Campbell Law graduates, will hear the cases. Read More ►
February 5, 2016
Campbell Law Career Center holds fifth-annual Mock Interview Day
RALEIGH, N.C. - Thirty Campbell Law students participated in the Campbell Law Career & Professional Development Center’s fifth-annual Mock Interview Day on Friday, Feb. 5. Each student was paired with one of five participating employers, three of which earned their juris doctor at Campbell Law, in an effort to improve their interview skills prior to seeking professional employment. Each participating employer volunteered their time to help better prepare the next generation of Campbell Law attorneys. Read More ►
February 2, 2016
Campbell Law to celebrate Black History Month
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with several events organized by the Black Law Student Association (BLSA). With one event per week, the Campbell Law community will explore topics including minorities in the legal profession, police brutality, and voter’s rights among other issues. Read More ►
February 1, 2016
Professor Currin to retire in May
RALEIGH, N.C. - One of Campbell Law’s most iconic figures has announced her decision to retire. Professor Margaret Person Currin, who first joined the Campbell Law faculty in 1981, will step away from her full-time teaching duties following spring commencement exercises on May 13. In addition to her faculty and administrative roles, Currin was the first student to matriculate in Campbell Law’s historic charter class in 1976. Read More ►
January 29, 2016
Lieutenant Governor Forest to moderate panel discussion on human trafficking
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest will moderate a panel discussion on human trafficking at Campbell Law School on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at noon. Panel participants will address topics including the experience of trafficking victims, prosecutorial challenges, the development of the laws covering human trafficking, and the enforcement of the law. Read More ►
January 26, 2016
Stubbs & Perdue, P.A. to sponsor moot court team
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that Stubbs & Perdue, P.A. has agreed to sponsor a group of Campbell Law student advocates at the prestigious Duberstein Moot Court Competition for the third consecutive year. The firm’s gift will provide financial assistance for the student’s preparation, travel, and lodging as they compete, March 5-7, in New York City. Read More ►
January 21, 2016
Campbell Law to host panel on gun rights, laws in America
RALEIGH, N.C. - A trio of Campbell Law student groups will host a panel discussion on American gun rights and laws at the law school on Monday, Jan. 25 at noon. Panel participants will address curbing gun violence without violating the rights of private citizens, actions by the legislature and executive office, and other pertinent topics. Read More ►
January 15, 2016
Professors Berenguer, Thrower to lead revamped legal writing program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced that professors Elizabeth E. Berenguer and Susan Thrower will join the law school faculty at the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year. Berenguer and Thrower will lead a revitalized legal writing program across the entire curriculum. Read More ►