Program Summary

Elon Law students with attorney mentorElon Law’s groundbreaking new curriculum prepares students for today’s rapidly evolving legal profession by providing deep legal knowledge, hands-on lawyering skills and a rich set of practice experiences.

  • Emphasis on total student development, exceptional legal knowledge and skills, engaged learning, leadership and civic involvement
  • Small school, emphasizing close relationships among students and faculty
  • Outstanding faculty members recruited nationwide for their exceptional legal and teaching abilities, values and commitment to student success
  • Top students recruited for their demonstrated aptitude, achievement and interest in civic engagement and leadership
  • Access to learning opportunities through experiences with the area’s leading law firms, federal and state courts, businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations
  • In-depth leadership studies, innovative courses and opportunities for community involvement

Academic News

A prime place to study real estate law

In the latest in a series of profiles of Elon Law students reflecting on their residencies-in-practice, Aysha Johnson L'19 shares how her work for the Guilford County Clerk of Superior Court provided her with a deeper understanding of the complex issues involved in real estate law, property rights, and estate planning.

Elon Law dean: Bigger ideas needed in legal education

"Audacious is Not a Four Letter Word: Is Bold Big Enough for Legal Education?" by Elon Law Dean Luke Bierman in The University of Toledo Law Review encourages law schools to "develop a culture of distinctiveness" to address legal education's concerns about relevance, sustainability and value.

The Elon Law pioneer from Guilford College

Travis Poulos L'20 is the first person to enroll at Elon Law as part of an agreement with Guilford College that provides students with an accelerated pathway to earn their law degree as they finish the requirements for their undergraduate studies.

Elon Law educator invited to NCBA leadership program

Marissa Meredith, a Legal Method and Communication Fellow, is one of 16 attorneys participating in the 2019 North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy for emerging legal leaders who want to enhance interpersonal and communication skills.

Board of Trustees promotes two Elon Law scholars 

Enrique Armijo and Thomas J. Molony were among the Elon University faculty promoted to full professor on March 11 by the university's Board of Trustees.

Elon Law scholar awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Law 

During his time at the University of Trento next spring, Professor Henry Gabriel will teach undergraduates and doctoral students in the university’s renowned program in comparative law.

North Carolina Court of Appeals visits Elon Law

Judges traveled to Greensboro to hear arguments in two cases: one involving evidence in a murder trial that ended in conviction, and another involving a lawsuit where a married couple on vacation contracted Legionnaires' Disease.

Taleed El-Sabawi to join the Elon Law faculty

A scholar in the area of mental health and addiction policies, Assistant Professor Taleed El-Sabawi will teach property law and other courses that relate to her expertise in health services management and policy when she begins her new role full time at the end of May.

Renowned doctor offers study (and life) advice at Elon Law

In a visit sponsored by the Office of Academic Success, Dr. William Kraus of the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute offered suggestions to nearly 100 Elon Law students for finding success in class, exceling on the bar exam, and maintaining a healthier lifestyle.

Awards program highlights Elon Law student success

Graduates in Elon Law’s Class of 2018 were recognized with school and professional honors for advocacy, legal writing and research, academic excellence, and excellence in service.

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