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Skills development through hands-on learning

Elon Law’s new Small Business & Entrepreneurship Clinic, In-House Counsel and Semester-in-Practice Externship Programs expand on array of practice-based learning opportunities for students.

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The Elon Law Difference

Elon offers students an innovative program of legal education, with a nationally recognized preceptor program in which attorneys mentor law students, a comprehensive leadership program, an emphasis on hands-on learning and skills development, and an integrated approach to career and professional development, all in a personalized, supportive learning environment. Learn more

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Students excel in summer internships

Elon Law students served in state and federal court systems, law firms, the offices of corporate counsel and in public interest positions during the summer of 2013.

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Elon Law's Leadership Program selected for national award

The Leadership Program at Elon University School of Law has been named a 2013 recipient of the American Bar Association’s E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award. 

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Seven Elon Law alumni whp provide insights for a 2013 alumni report

Alumni highlight strengths of Elon Law

Seven Elon Law alumni who are excelling as attorneys in law and consulting firms, corporations and government agencies offer reflections on valuable aspects of their legal education.

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NC Business Court Judge Gale with Elon Law student Justin Ramey

Elon ranked among nation’s most innovative law schools

The National Jurist ranks Elon as one of the top 20 innovative law schools.

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Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel with law student

Scholarship with impact

Law scholars at Elon recently have represented the U.S. at international meetings and produced scholarship that informs regional, national and international policy debates.

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News

Elon Law to host national symposium on experiential education in law

Hosted by Elon Law and the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law, the June 13-15 symposium will feature William C. Hubbard, President Elect of the American Bar Association, and Bill Henderson, Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law at Indiana University at Bloomington.

Elon Law students recognized for pro bono service 

At Elon Law’s April Reception with the Legal Community, 34 students were recognized for significant pro bono and community service, including third-year law student Caitlin Cutchin who was recognized for contributing the most pro bono hours while at Elon with 581 hours logged. 

Professor authors groundbreaking book on war crimes & genocide

“War Crimes, Genocide, and Justice” by Elon University’s David Crowe is a global history of battlefield horrors and the international humanitarian law that developed in response to barbaric behaviors of armies and their leaders.

Elon hosts fourth Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition

Twenty-five teams of law students representing 16 law schools participated in the fourth annual Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition at Elon University School of Law on March 28 and 29.

Global finance and business law shape Elon trips to China, Cayman Islands and Cuba

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Cuba and the Cayman Islands through collaborative international business courses.

Elon Law alumnus strengthens state's entrepreneurial ecosystem

A passion for entrepreneurship has taken Mital Patel L’09 beyond his law practice in Raleigh, N.C., to conference rooms around the world—including the White House.

Brennan Aberle featured “fighting for the underdog”

“I get to be the person who’s there for someone when no one else is there,” said Elon Law alumnus Brennan Aberle in a News & Record article about the Guilford County Public Defender’s Office.

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Events

Easter Holiday - Apr. 21

Open House for Prospective Law Students - April 25

The open house is scheduled for Friday, April 25 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Elon welcomes anyone considering law school or seeking more information about the law school admissions process to attend this event. 

Last Day of Spring Classes - May 5

Reading Days - May 6-7

Final Exam Period - May 8-21

Law School Commencement Weekend - May 23-25

Memorial Day - May 26

Summer Session I - Classes Begin - May 27

Elon Law Admitted Student Day - May 28

All applicants who have been admitted to the law school are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Second National Symposium on Experiential Education in Law - June 13-15

Hosted by Elon University School of Law and the Alliance for Experiential Learning in Law, the symposium will feature William C. Hubbard, President Elect of the American Bar Association, and Bill Henderson, Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law at Indiana University at Bloomington.

Summer Session I - Last Day of Classes - Jun. 20

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