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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."

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Student 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.

Public tickets for upcoming Loretta Lynch visit are SOLD OUT

The former U.S. Attorney General will speak at Elon Law in Greensboro on Thursday, Feb. 28. 

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 announces 2019 Pro Bono Board

Board members ensure the availability of multiple pro bono and community service opportunities to Elon Law students, and services for community members with limited access to legal assistance. 

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.

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.

'Helpful mentor and friend' honored with top Elon Law award

The David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism, bestowed each year at Elon University School of Law’s Commencement, recognizes one student in the graduating class who embodies the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.

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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

Public tickets for upcoming Loretta Lynch visit are SOLD OUT

The former U.S. Attorney General will speak at Elon Law in Greensboro on Thursday, Feb. 28. 

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.

Distinguished Leadership Lecture featuring Loretta Lynch - Feb. 28

Tickets to see Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman to serve as Attorney General of the United States and an accomplished former federal prosecutor, go on sale starting February 7, 2019.

'Helpful mentor and friend' honored with top Elon Law award

The David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism, bestowed each year at Elon University School of Law’s Commencement, recognizes one student in the graduating class who embodies the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.

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Faculty News

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.

A lack of justice for victims of the Khmer Rouge

Forthcoming publications by Sara Ochs, a Legal Method & Communication Fellow at Elon Law, and subsequent presentations to international scholars will explain how a "hybrid" tribunal designed to prosecute war criminals in Southeast Asia is on the verge of collapse.

Leupold Serves as visiting professor at the University of Iceland 

Elon's Isabella Cannon Professor of Leadership teaches MBA students theories and practices related to leadership development

Elon Law scholar co-authors groundbreaking study on startups & trade secrecy

David S. Levine, Elon Law’s Jennings Professor and Emerging Scholar, partnered with Ted M. Sichelman of the University of San Diego School of Law to research why young companies in software, biotechnology, medical device, and hardware industries opt to use - or not use - laws that can protect competitive advantage and profits.

In My Words: Roe v. Wade's Unlikely Champion

A newspaper column by Associate Professor Andy Haile points to rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court that indicate an overturn of Roe v. Wade isn't a foregone conclusion simply because of the court's pending conservative majority.

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Academic News

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.

Elon Law students honored by regional legal group

The Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers awarded scholarships in October to four accomplished Elon Law students who have demonstrated a commitment to service in their communities and the profession.

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.

Elon Law announces new Moot Court Board members

Twenty-five students will help guide the school's Moot Court Program by participating in upcoming national contests and by coordinating Elon Law's own national moot court competition in October.

Balancing blessings & obligations on the scales of justice

In Convocation remarks to the Class of 2020, one of North Carolina’s top philanthropic leaders encouraged Elon Law’s newest students to never forget the fortunes of fate that brought them to law school or the responsibilities they have to serve the public with a legal education.

Accomplished legal educator joins Elon Law administration

Wendy Scott, a former dean at Mississippi College School of Law and a nationally recognized doctrinal law professor with experience at Tulane Law and N.C. Central School of Law, has been named Elon Law’s new associate dean for academic success.

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Giving News

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.

A celebration of Elon Law's 10th anniversary

Supporters of Elon University School of Law gathered March 17 for a special luncheon to recognize the collective efforts of community, civic, and philanthropic leaders who helped launch "a law school with a difference."

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Admissions News

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."

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.

Public tickets for upcoming Loretta Lynch visit are SOLD OUT

The former U.S. Attorney General will speak at Elon Law in Greensboro on Thursday, Feb. 28. 

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.

In honoring MLK, a reminder to 'not stop there'

Elon Law's 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Address featured observations from an Elon University leader whose dissertation explored the resilience of black children from a community that was once in the middle of America’s school desegregation fight.

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Elon Law Events

Distinguished Leadership Lecture featuring Loretta Lynch - Feb. 28

Tickets to see Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman to serve as Attorney General of the United States and an accomplished former federal prosecutor, go on sale starting February 7, 2019.

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