News & Updates

Health Care Reform and the Law CLE

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law will host a CLE* on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. This event will take place at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., where N. King Prather, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Blue Cross Blue Shield ...

General Counsel of Allstate Insurance Co. Guest Speaker at NCCU School of Law

Michele Coleman Mayes, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at the Allstate Insurance Company, served as the third speaker in the 2010 – 2011 General Counsel Speakers Series at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law. [caption id="attachment_1664" align="alignleft" width="143" caption="Michele Coleman Mayes"]...

NCCU Law Participates in the Southern Regional Black Law Student Association Convention

The 40th Regional Convention of the Southern Region of the National Black Law Student Association (SRBLSA) was held in Raleigh, North Carolina January 12-16, 2011. SRBLSA is the largest region of NBLSA encompassing 11 states and over 2,000 African American law students across the South. North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School ...

D. Toni Pinkston ’04

D. Toni Pinkston ’04 has been appointed to the position of Managing Attorney for the Office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In her new position, Pinkston will manage all aspects of the LANC law practice in the Fayetteville and Hoke County area and ...

Precious Green ’10

Precious Green '10 has been named staff attorney for the Office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) in Fayetteville, North Carolina. While attending law school, Green participated in the Criminal Prosecution Clinic and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Clinic where she mediated family law, criminal, domestic violence, and child ...

Rikesia Williams ’04

Rikesia Williams ’04 has been appointed to the position of Staff Attorney for the Office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Williams has worked with LANC in various capacities, including coordination of pro bono activities, assistance with LANC’s Mortgage Foreclosure Project and involvement with ...

President Obama Nominates NCCU Law Graduate for Appointment to Federal Bench

Arenda L. Wright-Allen, Class of 1985, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Wright-Allen would become the first African American female judge to serve in that district which includes Northern Virginia, ...

Brian Beverly ’95

Brian Beverly ’95, an attorney at the law firm of Young Moore and Henderson P.A., was selected for inclusion in the North Carolina Super Lawyers for 2011. [caption id="attachment_2266" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="Brian Beverly"][/caption]

Ryan Oxendine ’00

Ryan Oxendine ’00 recently joined the law firm of Herring Mills & Kratt, PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina. Oxendine will practice commercial real estate and business/corporate law. [caption id="attachment_2271" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="Ryan Oxendine"][/caption]

Donna Blyskal ’10

Donna Blyskal ’10 recently joined the law firm of Herring Mills & Kratt, PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina. Blyskal will practice family law. [caption id="attachment_2268" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="Donna Blyskal"][/caption]