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National legal writing group honors Elon Law professor

July 6, 2021

Assistant Professor Tiffany Atkins L’11 received the Outstanding Service Award from the Association of Legal Writing Directors for her work co-chairing the group’s Biennial Leadership Academy Subcommittee.

Gergen Award recipient ‘fights for what is right’

December 16, 2020

Julianna Kober’s efforts to help digitize hundreds of pre-Civil War bills of sale of people enslaved in Greensboro, North Carolina, and nearby communities earned her Elon University School of Law’s top honor for embodying the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.

Federal jurist honored with top Elon Law award

December 1, 2020

The Hon. Albert Diaz, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, accepted Elon Law’s 2020 Leadership in the Law Award during a prerecorded segment of an online ceremony hosted by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

Gergen Award winner praised for integrity and authenticity

December 18, 2019

Anna Kathryn Barnes received Elon University School of Law’s top honor for new graduates when she was named recipient of the David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism at Commencement for the Class of 2019.

Accomplished attorney honored with top Elon Law award

October 29, 2019

Janet Ward Black, a former past president of the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of Trial Lawyers, received Elon Law’s 2019 Leadership in the Law Award on Friday at an evening awards gala hosted by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

Former U.S. Attorney makes case for battling public corruption

October 12, 2019

Preet Bharara served as the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan from 2009-2017, and during his visit to North Carolina to deliver Elon Law’s 2019-20 Distinguished Leadership Lecture, he underscored the need to hold people in power accountable for their crimes, which leads to a stronger democracy.