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Regional leaders reflect on impact of Elon Law

"Elon Law in Greensboro: Past, Present, & Future" featured insights from civic, business, and higher education leaders who shared how the law school has played a role in transforming downtown into a robust nexus of learning and living.

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Student News

Four Elon Law students invited to NCBA internship program

Kia Barrett, Alisha Harris, Timisha Henley and Cynthia Hernandez from Elon Law's Class of 2020 will work this summer in top legal placements through the North Carolina Bar Association's Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program.

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.

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.

N.C. Supreme Court justice discusses tension between regulation & liberty at Elon Law

Paul Newby, senior associate justice on the N.C. Supreme Court, spoke Monday to members of Elon Law's Federalist Society about how the U.S. Constitution protects fundamental rights and freedoms. 

A call to action from a civil rights activist

Attorney Toussaint Romain established a national reputation for his community activism following a police shooting in North Carolina, and in remarks delivered as part of Elon Law’s 2019 Inclusion Week, he implored students to use their legal education to confront the institutional racism embedded in society.

A sister's love

Knowing she will be the guardian for her older sibling has influenced the professional and personal choices of Emily Benson Chatzky '15 L'19.

Schedule of events for Elon Law's 2019 Inclusion Week

Several student groups have organized programs from Feb. 18-23 to showcase the impact and importance of diversity in the legal profession.

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Alumni News

Schedule of events for Elon Law's 2019 Inclusion Week

Several student groups have organized programs from Feb. 18-23 to showcase the impact and importance of diversity in the legal profession.

Elon Law alum named among '40 Leaders Under 40'

The Triad Business Journal will honor Manisha P. Patel L'11 in February at a Greensboro celebration of young professionals who are "making the right moves" as future community leaders.

Building a family legacy from the bench

The Hon. Sarah Neely Lanier L’10 took an oath of office this week as she ascends to the same North Carolina District Court bench once occupied by her father.

Kente ceremony highlights courage & resilience

Encouraged to “be brave for who you will become,” African-American students in Elon Law’s Class of 2018 were celebrated by family, friends, faculty and staff in a kente-donning program preceding Commencement.

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Career Services News

A season of hands-on legal learning

Elon Law students are helping to address important and complex legal questions this summer in placements with law firms, judges, government agencies, corporations, and nonprofits around the United States.

A hands-on approach to learning real estate law

Helen Tsiolkas recently completed a legal residency-in-practice with The Carroll Companies, one of the region's largest real estate developers. She shared insights of her experience for the latest profile in an occasional series of stories on residency placements for Elon Law's Class of 2018.

Elon Law to host Reunion Weekend 2018

Alumni of the downtown Greensboro law school can register now for events from June 1-2 that include a CLE at the law school, an awards program to celebrate alumni professional achievement, and a luncheon for the Class of 2013 as it marks its five-year reunion.

Elon Law alumni named to leadership program

Five graduates of Elon University School of Law were among 16 attorneys selected for the North Carolina Bar Association's Leadership Academy, a program designed to "help young lawyers become more effective leaders in their communities." 

Elon Law students selected for prestigious NCBA internship program

Ahmed Mohamed, Chris Tarpley and Tyrra Walker - members of Elon Law’s Class of 2019 - accepted distinguished work placements as part of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program.

Elon Law announces staff promotions in career services office

Melissa Duncan '06 L'09, Jennifer Gibert Mencarini, and Aisa Turman have assumed new titles and roles in the Office of Career & Student Development.

On MLK Day, a morning to serve

Several Elon Law students, administrators, faculty and friends packed food, produced scarves, and created Valentine’s Day cards for local seniors as part of the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service organized by The Volunteer Center of Greensboro.

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Leadership News

Regional leaders reflect on impact of Elon Law

"Elon Law in Greensboro: Past, Present, & Future" featured insights from civic, business, and higher education leaders who shared how the law school has played a role in transforming downtown into a robust nexus of learning and living.

Four Elon Law students invited to NCBA internship program

Kia Barrett, Alisha Harris, Timisha Henley and Cynthia Hernandez from Elon Law's Class of 2020 will work this summer in top legal placements through the North Carolina Bar Association's Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program.

Loretta Lynch: 'Our most deeply held values must always inform our laws'

In a visit to Greensboro to conclude Elon Law's 2018-19 Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series, former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch reminded her audience that "government is more than who the president is."

Elon Law moot court team excels at North Carolina competition

Haley Lohr and Cody Jones from the Class of 2019 finished in the "elite eight" at the J. Braxton Craven, Jr. Memorial Moot Court Competition hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Elon Law alum named among '40 Leaders Under 40'

The Triad Business Journal will honor Manisha P. Patel L'11 in February at a Greensboro celebration of young professionals who are "making the right moves" as future community leaders.

Elon Law hosts conversation on leadership

Four leaders in higher education, business, and law - including Elon University President Connie Book - shared advice for young professionals who aspire to serve their communities at a Monday event co-hosted by Elon Law and Action Greensboro's "Campus Greensboro" and synerG programs.

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Faculty News

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.

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.

Elon Law administrator honored by NYU BALSA

Associate Dean Wendy Scott was among the honorees at a New York City gala where her law school alma mater's Black Allied Law Student Association recognized alumni "whose contributions to the field of law and beyond have inspired us as students."

The Conversation: ‚ÄčTrump calls border a 'crisis of the soul': 3 scholars react to his Oval Office address

In this piece written for The Conversation, Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor at Elon Law, offers insight into the recent Oval Office address by President Donald Trump.

Elon Law scholar predicts N.C. justice trends for regional newspapers

Associate Dean Enrique Armijo discussed in the state's two largest newspapers the results of recent elections after Democrats won seats on the Supreme Court of North Carolina, the state’s Court of Appeals, and district attorney and sheriff's office races in large metropolitan areas.

Elon Law scholar reelected to UNIDROIT

Professor Henry Gabriel will continue his service to an intergovernmental organization based in Rome that aims to modernize and coordinate international commercial law.

Elon Law hosts Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Judges heard appellate arguments in an employment discrimination lawsuit involving a former sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina, and a criminal case with Fourth Amendment considerations after police in West Virginia used a GPS tracker without a warrant.

Elon Law immigration clinic undergoes leadership change

When Assistant Professor Heather Scavone steps down from Elon Law in October for a legal position in the federal government, Katherine Reynolds, Elon Law’s Clinical Practitioner in Residence, will serve as interim director of the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic.

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Academic News

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.

'Carry on Elon's tradition of service'

Elon University School of Law conferred 102 degrees in a Commencement ceremony that featured an address by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, who reminded graduates of their duty to seek justice and to protect the rule of law in troubling times.

Elon Law Review announces Volume 12 editorial board

Eleven of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication next year of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

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Giving News

Regional leaders reflect on impact of Elon Law

"Elon Law in Greensboro: Past, Present, & Future" featured insights from civic, business, and higher education leaders who shared how the law school has played a role in transforming downtown into a robust nexus of learning and living.

Elon Law alumna named law school's assistant dean for development

Barbara Cini L'11 will develop and execute a comprehensive development program that includes major gifts, corporation and foundation relations, donor relations, and alumni engagement.

Accomplished double alum joins Elon Law Board of Advisors

Mark S. Jetton Jr. '06 L'09, a Charlotte criminal defense and personal injury attorney, is the first Elon University and Elon Law alumnus selected to the board of judges, lawyers and business leaders who advise the university about the law school’s strategic growth.

In praise of an Elon Law mentor

To honor a local attorney's unwavering support of her legal studies, student Wendy Smith made a gift to Elon Law that was celebrated June 7 with the unveiling of a plaque recognizing G. Steve Crihfield for his commitment to encouraging students who are pursuing a career in law.

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Admissions News

Regional leaders reflect on impact of Elon Law

"Elon Law in Greensboro: Past, Present, & Future" featured insights from civic, business, and higher education leaders who shared how the law school has played a role in transforming downtown into a robust nexus of learning and living.

Four Elon Law students invited to NCBA internship program

Kia Barrett, Alisha Harris, Timisha Henley and Cynthia Hernandez from Elon Law's Class of 2020 will work this summer in top legal placements through the North Carolina Bar Association's Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program.

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.

Elon Law hosts regional pre-law advisors conference

The Southern Association of Pre-Law Advisors held the first day of its annual conference at Elon Law on March 13 with workshops and a luncheon address on the future of legal education by Elon Law Dean Luke Bierman.

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