Heather Scavone

Director of the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic and Assistant Professor of Law at the Elon University School of Law
Immigration Clinic 210 W Frien 103
2005 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
hscavone@elon.edu (336) 278-9354

Brief Biography

Heather Scavone joined Elon as the Clinical Practitioner in Residence for the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic in 2011.

Scavone has chaired the North Carolina State Refugee Office’s Immigration Committee since 2005.


She is a cum laude graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she earned a J.D., and from Guilford College, where she earned a B.A. in French. Scavone is fluent in both the Italian and French languages.

Employment History

Prior to joining Elon, Scavone directed the statewide Immigration Legal Services program of Lutheran Family Services in the Carolinas, which provided representation to hundreds of refugees and political asylees each year.

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