Heather Quinn
Judicial Clerkship - NH Superior Court

Why Choose Elon:
Opportunities for Leadership

Students at Elon Law participate fully in the school's endeavors to innovate legal education and serve society. They create initiatives to address needs in the region, chart new paths for student organizations, and enrich their classes with challenging questions and open debate, shaping Elon Law's traditions of excellence for years to come.

Steve Friedland
Professor of Law

Why Choose Elon:
Hands-On Learning

Students learn through innovative approaches to the study of law, both inside the classroom and through extensive practical experiences within the legal profession.

 

Faith Rivers James
Associate Professor
of Law

Why Choose Elon:
Direct Client Interaction

Elon Law students address real and significant legal questions facing nonprofit and public organizations in the region. They hone skills in the application of law to specific client circumstances and help to solve real needs in the region, all under the supervision and guidance of faculty members and practicing lawyers.

Miriam Heard
Staff Attorney
Legal Aid of NC

Why Choose Elon:
Legal Sector Contact

Elon Law's preceptor program, with more than 50 accomplished lawyers serving as mentors to students from the moment they enter law school, connects students to the practicing bar in meaningful ways, allowing students to benefit from advice and guidance about the profession typically available only to new associates at law firms.  

Michele Cybulski
Deuterman Law Group - Greensboro, NC

Why Choose Elon:
Translating Knowledge Into Practice

The wide range of opportunities at Elon Law to interact with regional, national, and international leaders in law, business and civic sectors provide students with models for the application of knowledge, skill and vision in service to clients and society.

Damon Duncan
Duncan Law - Greensboro, NC

Why Choose Elon:
Supportive Environment

From an advisory board with extensive law and leadership experience to practicing lawyers and faculty members with a wide range of expertise, Elon Law students are supported extensively during law school and beyond.

Phillip Cornett
Judicial Clerkship - NC Court of Appeals

Why Choose Elon:
Faculty Investment

Elon Law professors invest in innovative teaching, cutting-edge research, inititiatives to improve law and policy, and the individual development of students.

Admissions

Admissions News

Elon Law welcomes the Class of 2017

Comprised of 111 students, representing 21 states, and 74 colleges and universities, the ninth entering class at Elon Law began immediately to learn and make an impact through community service and intellectual exchanges during orientation week, held August 18-22.

Robert J. Grey, Jr. calls on Elon Law students to be guardians of the Constitution, trustees of the justice system

Delivering the Call to Honor at Elon Law’s new student convocation, nationally prominent lawyer Robert J. Grey, Jr. underscored for members of the Class of 2017 the importance of law to democracy and justice to the United States.

Learning through the prism of a working court

An April 23 News & Record article examines the special role that the North Carolina Business Court plays in the education of Elon Law students. Elon is one of the few law schools in the country to house a working court.

Luke Bierman named dean of Elon University School of Law

Elon University has named Luke Bierman, a highly accomplished attorney, legal scholar and teacher, and national leader in experiential legal education, to be the next dean of Elon University School of Law. 

National Law Journal features Elon in report on the rise of business education in law schools

Elon is one of five law schools profiled for “getting serious about business skills” in the National Law Journal’s September 23 special report on law schools. 

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly spotlights Steve Friedland for being named one of the nation’s best law teachers

Elon Law Professor Steve Friedland, who was featured as one of the nation’s 26 best law teachers in a recent book, shares insights about effective teaching in the December 4 edition of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

Major projects around Elon Law set for take off

More than $200 million in building projects are slated for development within blocks of Elon University School of Law, providing several new cultural, educational and recreational opportunities for Elon Law students, faculty and staff. An October 20 News & Record article reports on eleven major projects moving forward in downtown Greensboro, including a performing arts center, a downtown university center, an urban greenway, a new park, a new hotel and several apartment complexes.

Elon Law welcomes the Class of 2016

The Hon. Henry E. Frye, a founding member of the Elon University Law School Advisory Board and former Chief Justice of the N.C. Supreme Court, delivered the Call to Honor address on Aug. 13, formally welcoming 109 students as the Class of 2016 at Elon Law.

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. 

New video series explores strengths of Elon Law
In "The Elon Law Difference" video series, students and faculty describe the law school's personalized and supportive learning environment, integrated approach to career and professional development, emphasis on skills development and hands-on learning, and leadership and preceptor programs.

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