Category: News

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

Professor Charles E. Smith Retires

A Fond Farewell to Charles E. Smith Professor Charles E. Smith was showered by well-wishers during a retirement celebration on the evening of June 10, 2017, at the Doubletree Suites Hotel by Hilton. Dean Craig-Taylor and the Office of Development … Continue reading

NCCU Law Alumni Speak Out Against Proposal

Graduates of and students and professors at two North Carolina law schools spoke out Thursday against a proposal the University of North Carolina Board of Governors is considering that would effectively shut down pro bono legal centers at the two … Continue reading

WUNC Interviews Dean Craig-Taylor

Empowering Historically Black Colleges And Universities, Meet Phyliss Craig-Taylor By Laura Pellicer & Frank Stasio • Feb 20, 2017 Phyliss Craig-Taylor was part of the first wave of black students to integrate public schools in Alabama. She started attending an … Continue reading