November 2012

Professor Jones Delivers Lecture at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amos Jones delivered a lecture at Universidad de los Andes on Thursday, Nov. 22. Jones’ lecture, “The U.S. Presidential Election in Context: The Constitution, Racial Politics and the Future of Civil Rights Lawyering,” marked his first-ever appearance in South America. He has presented his research to audiences on three continents.

Campbell Law Finishes in Final Four at Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition

RALEIGH, N.C. – A team of Campbell Law School students recently finished in the final four of the Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition among 32 teams. Coached by Campbell Law Professor Dan Tilly, students Keith Gordon, Leesa Poag, Andrew Shores, and Melanie Turnbull performed well against extraordinarily strong opponents. Three of the four participating Campbell Law students were taking part in their very first trial competition.

Professor Essary Receives 2012 Women of Justice Award

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law professor and former dean Melissa Essary received a 2012 Women of Justice Award from North Carolina Lawyers Weekly during a gala ceremony on November 15. The Women of Justice Awards annually recognize women across the state of North Carolina who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice, and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession.

Trio of Campbell Law Students Awarded ACC Scholarships

RALEIGH, N.C. – Three Campbell Law students have been tapped to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Association of Corporate Counsel’s (ACC) Research Triangle Area Chapter (RTAC). Third-year student Frank Milner and second-year students Benjamin Buskirk and Sarah Murray will each collect the honor for the 2012-13 academic year. For the second consecutive year, Campbell Law students have received three of the five available ACC-RTAC scholarships.

Old Kivett Advocacy Council Holds Richard T. Bowser Intramural Client Counseling Competition

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School’s Old Kivett Advocacy Council (OKAC) recently hosted the Richard T. Bowser Client Counseling Competition at the law school. Wes Saunders and Jessica Yount were declared winners of the competition, while Dana Rybak and Chad Rhoades also served as finalists. The final round was judged by the competition’s namesake, Campbell Law Professor Richard Bowser, as well as Campbell Law Professor Lisa Lukasik.

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