Category: News

NCCU School of Law Launches Post Grant Pro Bono Project

On October 18, 2017, practitioners from Fish Richardson, Jones Day, SAS, local patent attorneys, students and faculty gathered for a welcoming ribbon cutting ceremony to launch the new Post Grant Pro Bono Project. In attendance were representatives from elected officials, … Continue reading

Gov. Cooper Appoints Larry Brown ’08 as New District Court Judge for Alamance County

RALEIGH Sep 25, 2017 Governor Roy Cooper has appointed a new judge to preside in Alamance County District Court. Larry Brown will serve as a District Court Judge for Judicial District 15A in Alamance County. “Larry’s extensive legal experience makes … Continue reading

Historic Celebration Honors African-American Justices of the Supreme Court of North Carolina

Judicial Branch Employees FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2017 Historic Celebration Honors African-American Justices of the Supreme Court of North Carolina RALEIGH — In a ceremony on Thursday, August 31, the Supreme Court of North Carolina honored the African-American justices who have … Continue reading

Alumna Lori A. Dumas Named to Judicial Board

Lori A. Dumas, Philadelphia First Judicial District judge, has been appointed as a member of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Board of Directors. In 2015, she received the NCJFCJ Innovator of the Year Award, which … Continue reading

Professor Shelly DeAdder named Assistant Editor of The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute

Professor Shelly DeAdder named Assistant Editor of The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) is the second largest organization of law professors in the United States.  LWI is “dedicated to improving legal communication by supporting the development … Continue reading

Pro Bono Director Page Potter retires after 15 years

Pro Bono Director Page Potter retires after 15 years After nearly 15 years, Page Potter is stepping down as director of the Pro Bono Program effective July 31, 2017. Potter started at NCCU Law in Fall 2002 as half-time Assistant … Continue reading

Mercedes Pinckney Fabers ’11, Appointed General Counsel

SC State University President James E. Clark announced the appointment of several key executives to his leadership team, including the university’s first female chief financial officer, during a called Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday. Attorney Mercedes Pinckney Fabers, who joined … Continue reading

Congratulations to Sidney O. Minter, 11

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly will host the seventh annual Leaders in the Law awards event in September 2017. They will honor legal professionals licensed and practicing law in the state of North Carolina, who have gone above and beyond in … Continue reading