News & Updates

Wedding Bells Ring for NCCU Law Students

On Saturday, July 17, 2010, Jessica Floyd and Shawn Middlebrooks, both 3Ls at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law, were married at Union Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. Several NCCU Law students and faculty were in attendance, including Dean Raymond C. Pierce....

Russian American Rule of Law Consortium Visits NCCU Law

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law, in association with the Honorable Allyson K. Duncan of the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, hosted members of the Russian Judiciary as part of the Open World Rule of Law Program. The Open World Program at the Library of Congress ...

Renee Williamson ’06

Renee Williamson '06 is praised in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly for serving as her town's only lawyer. Read the article, Atkinson’s Lone Lawyer Has Unique Journey by Paul Tharp. [caption id="attachment_6801" align="alignleft" width="95" caption="Renee Williamson"][/caption]

Crabtree ’78 Named President-Elect of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Guy W. Crabtree ‘ 78,a partner with Pulley, Watson, King & Lischer was named President-Elect of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) at its annual meeting on Wednesday, June 23. NCAJ is a state-wide association of attorneys who protect the rights of all North Carolinians in civil and criminal ...

NCCU Law Launches Environmental Law Program

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law has successfully initiated the development of an environmental law program through a partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont. This program is part of the EPA’s effort to increase outreach to minority and ...

Justin Anderson EPA Fellow at Vermont Law School

With the assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office in the Research Triangle Park, Justin Anderson, Class of 2011, secured a summer law clerk position with the EPA’s Office of Civil Rights, Title VI Team in Washington, D.C. [caption id="attachment_2021" align="alignleft" width="103" caption="Justin Anderson '11"]...

Marcus Shields Clerks for the Office of Legal Affairs/General Counsel at NCCU

Marcus Shields, Class of 2010, worked as a law clerk under the direction of Attorney Melissa Jackson-Holloway (North Carolina Central University, Office of Legal Affairs/General Counsel). As a law clerk, Shields assisted the General Counsel in drafting various policies (tenure, faculty grievances, etc). [caption id="attachment_2013" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Marcus Shields '10"]...

Joshua Coley Serves as an Intern for Conservation & Diversity Project

Joshua Coley, 2L, is serving as one of 12 interns at Conservation Trust of North Carolina this summer. Coley is helping Barry L. Williams, the coordinator of the Conservation & Diversity Project, engage with communities across the state to preserve and restore Rosenwald Schools and adjoining lands for community assets, ...

Douglas E. Nauman ’08

Douglas E. Nauman '08 is a partner with the firm of Daggett, Shuler, Koontz, Nauman & Bell, PLLC in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he practices personal injury and insurance law.

Samantha J. Younker ’09

Samantha J. Younker '09 recently joined the Janvier Law Firm, PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina and is practicing Bankruptcy law.