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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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 Close ▲
Note ("Corporations--The Effect of Unanimous Approval of Corporate By-Laws"), 1 Campbell Law Review 153 (1979).
Contributing author, Mandate for Leadership: Policy Management in a Conservative Administration, ("Office of Civil Rights/Bilingual Education Regulations" and "Adams v. Califano: The Case Pending Against the University of North Carolina"), The Heritage Foundation, 1981, pp. 181-187, 205-208.
"So You Want To Be A Lobbyist. A Look at N.C. Lawyer Lobbying and Influencing Public Opinion," Campbell Law Observer, Dec. 31, 1982.
NCBA CLE 13th Annual Bankruptcy Institute Manuscript on Bankruptcy Fraud.
“Governmental authority includes death penalty--Point,” Light, The Christian Life Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, April-June, 1990, pp. 8,10.
“Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions,” NC Bar Association Administrative Law Section Newsletter, February 2011 Close ▲
Margaret P. Currin
Professor of Law