News & Updates

Springs ’97 Named 2014 Legal Elite

Michael A. Springs was named the corporate law winner in the 2014 Business North Carolina magazine's Legal Elite edition.  The magazine has honored the state's top lawyers since 2002.  Springs is the Chief Patent attorney at Bank of America Corporation in Charlotte, NC.

Bates ’11 Selected for New Leaders Council Institute

Melanie Bates was accepted to the 2014 New Leaders Council (NLC) Institute in Washington, D.C.  The NLC is the premier leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political advancement program for young professionals, which consists of an intense five-month entrepreneurship training program.  Only 15-20 fellows are selected ...

Flammia ’80 Named 2014 Best Lawyer for Raleigh

Dayle Flammia was honored byU.S. News and World Report'sBest Lawyers as a 2014 Best Lawyer for Raleigh, NC in Personal Injury Litigation, Defendants and Workers' Compensation Law (Employers).  This is the 11th consecutive year Flammia has received this honor.

Whitman ’11 Sworn in as Assistant District Attorney

Allycia Whitman was hired to the District Attorney's Office in the First Judicial District of North Carolina in July 2013.  She was sworn into office by the Honorable J.C. Cole '87, and represents the state in criminal district and juvenile court in the counties of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, ...

Professor Kathleen C. Wallace, to serve as a Crisis Intervention Specialist and Legal Counsel…

Professor Kacie Wallace is co-sponsoring, with Bob Beason, the NC Bar Association Dispute Resolution section annual conference in Greensboro February 13-14. The highlight of the conference will be a panel discussion with NC legislators Rick Glazier, Sarah Stevens, Chuck McGrady and Dan Blue to explore the role of ADR in addressing ...

Professor Scott Holmes wins the 2013 Indy Weekly’s Citizens Award

Prof. Scott Holmes won the 2013 Indy Weekly’s Citizen Award for battling the criminalization of poverty.  He provides representation for the unrepresented poor in the Durham community who are affected by the Durham ordinance.  He also helped draft an alternative to the Durham ordinance.

Professor Wendy Scott, to serve on the Executive Planning Committee for the 2014 SE/SW POC conference

In 2013, Wendy B. Scott vetted a work-in-progress and spoke on two panels at the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference and spoke on the Supreme Court Review panel at SEALS. She also published  Book Review: Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections Of Race And Class For Women In Academia, 37 Harv. J. L. ...

Professor Brenda Gibson has accepted a position

Professor Brenda Gibson has accepted a position on the Editorial Board for the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Monograph Series.  This position is for Volumes Four and Five of the Monograph Series. Additionally, Professors Wendy Scott and Brenda Gibson served as Program Editors for the upcoming 2014 Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference ...