Dean Leonard to serve as panelist at 2016 Inter-Court Conference

RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard will serve as a panelist at the 2016 Inter-Court Conference in Asheville, N.C., Sept. 28-30 at the Grove Park Inn. The conference is sponsored by the Conference of Chief Justices for the state appellate and federal circuit judges in the southern states. Leonard was invited to participate by Supreme Court of North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin.

Supreme Court of the United States Justice Samuel Alito and former FBI Director Robert Mueller will also speak at the conference.

“Over 200 of the most distinguished justices and judges across the south are assembled at the Grove Park and I am honored to have a chance to address them,” said Leonard.

Leonard will serve on a panel discussing access to the courts through the eyes of the consuming public. In addition to Leonard the panel includes Ronald Flagg, Legal Services Corporation General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Affairs and The Honorable Carolyn Kuhl, Presiding Judge for the Superior Court of California for the County of Los Angeles. The Honorable Jeremy Fogel, Federal Judicial Center Director, will serve as moderator.

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