Heather Scavone, assistant professor of law and director of the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic
(336) 279-9354, hscavone@elon.edu

Elon Law clinical practitioner in residence Heather ScavoneHeather Scavone joined Elon as the Clinical Practitioner in Residence for the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic in 2011. Prior to joining Elon, she 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.

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.

Recent news:

Elon Law hosts fourth annual Immigration Law Seminar

Elon Law's Heather Scavone featured as News & Observer 'Tar Heel of the Week'

Heather Scavone presents on laws effecting refugees and asylees at national immigration conference

Faculty Profile: Heather Scavone prepares students for practice and serves the most vulnerable

2012-2013 annual report feature article: "Interventions: Aiding the Persecuted through Law," exploring the value of the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic

Elon Law hosts third annual Immigration Law Seminar

Heather Scavone presents at Creighton University School of Law

Elon University School of Law establishes Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic