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NCCU Law Alumnus Attorney John Szymankiewicz to Expand His Beer Law Center

North Carolina Central University School of Law Alumnus, Attorney John Szymankiewicz ’10 will expand his Raleigh-based law practice, Beer Law Center after recently being admitted to practice in Virginia and West Virginia. Szymankiewicz looks forward to making an impact on … Continue reading

Congratulations Carolyn J. Thompson

Announcement: On April 24, 2018, Governor Roy Cooper appointed the Honorable Carolyn J. Thompson as a Superior Court Judge in the 9th Judicial District, serving Vance, Warren, Granville, and Franklin counties. She replaces Senior Resident Superior Court Judge, Robert H. … Continue reading

Wiggins tapped for Superior Court Bench

Lifelong Rocky Mount resident Lamont Wiggins is trading in a city council seat for a judge’s bench. Wiggins was appointed Friday to serve as an N.C. Superior Court judge by Gov. Roy Cooper. As a private-practice lawyer, Wiggins brings years … Continue reading

2018 Commencement Speaker

Professor Larry S. Johnson Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Larry S. Gibson grew up in Baltimore, MD and then attended Howard University where he was the student government president and a member of … Continue reading

WLC Scholarship Fundraiser Winner!

Congratulations to Ms. Dynecia Downing, our 2018 scholarship winner! Dynecia is a rising 10th grader, she attends Hertford County High School (which is about 150 miles away, near the border of VA). She has been interested in law since she … Continue reading

Professor Irving Joyner featured in’s recent survey

What are major causes of the of the racial wealth gap between black and households. Historically, the wealth gap began with slavery, but became more pronounced and widespread during the long-term era of de jure and de facto segregation and … Continue reading

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