preLaw magazine ranks Campbell Law among best for practical training

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RALEIGH – Campbell Law School has once again been selected as one of the best schools in the country for practical training by preLaw magazine.

Campbell Law received a B+ in the magazine’s Spring 2021 issue. The complete list is available online at this clickable link.

“Our graduates are ready to perform and lead from the moment they pass the bar exam,” said Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard. “We’re delighted that our hands-on curriculum and culture are being noticed for the results that they produce.”

Campbell Law offers a plethora of opportunities for students to learn by doing, including its historically strong competitive advocacy program that has reaped numerous awards in recent years, including six national titles in 2019 alone. The law school also boasts a top-tier externship program, an ABA Gambrell Award-winning mentorship program, five pro bono clinics and numerous pro bono and community service opportunities.

According to its methodology, the magazine graded schools on a number of data points, focusing on key practical training offerings such as clinics, externships, simulation courses, pro bono hours and moot trial participation.

Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion, and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,200 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2021, Campbell Law is celebrating 45 years of graduating legal leaders and a dozen years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.