Articles by Eric Townsend

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Luke Bierman to conclude service as dean of Elon Law

May 17, 2021

Record applications and enrollment, a redesigned curriculum, and significant improvements in bar exam and job placement rates are among the highlights of Bierman’s seven years at the helm of Elon’s law school.

On Residency at IMG Academy with Andrew Tawiah L’21

May 14, 2021

In a winter Elon Law residency-in-practice with one of the world’s most influential sport training institutions and a related company, Andrew Tawiah L’21 learned how corporate law makes possible some of the biggest athletic, entertainment, and fashion events of the year. 

‘You’re really there to answer the judges’ questions’

May 13, 2021

If you practice as an appellate attorney, certain habits increase your chances of convincing judges to rule in your client’s favor, as the Hon. Mark Davis explained to Elon Law students in a recent presentation on effective oral argument strategies.

New administrators appointed at Elon Law

May 10, 2021

Professor Sue Liemer has been named associate dean for academic affairs, succeeding Professor Enrique Armijo, whose administrative term concludes this summer; Assistant Professor Caroleen Dineen will serve as interim director of the Legal Method & Communication Program.

On Residency at the U.S. District Court with Jessica Leach L’21

April 30, 2021

An Elon Law residency-in-practice supervised by Judge Catherine Eagles offered Jessica Leach L’21 an opportunity to hone legal research skills as she developed knowledge of compassionate release processes for prison inmates and of a federal anti-discrimination law.