Campbell Law named to best schools for practical training list by preLaw magazine

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School has been selected as one of the best schools in the country for practical training by preLaw magazine. Ranked inside the top 36 nationally, Campbell Law graded out at an A-, the highest ranking of any law school in North Carolina.

The complete list is available via preLaw magazine website as well as its Spring 2017 issue on newsstands now.

“Campbell Law has always taken pride in producing graduates that are ready to practice from day one,” said Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard. “We’re glad that publications are recognizing what we are doing, as well as what our graduates are accomplishing in practice.”

Campbell Law offers a plethora of opportunities for students to learn by doing, including a nationally recognized advocacy program, a top tier externship program, an ABA Gambrell Award winning mentorship program, four clinics and numerous pro bono and community service opportunities throughout the year.

Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law School has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has twice received the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association, honoring its First-Year Professionalism Development Series in 2003 and the Connections mentorship program in 2016. The school has also been recognized by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,900 alumni, including more than 3,000 who reside and work in North Carolina. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit



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