Category: News

Delegate Frank S. Turner ’73 Served as Lead Sponsor for Scholarship Bill

Delegate Frank S. Turner ’73 is making an impact in the lives of Maryland students who wish to complete their college education. Turner recently served as the lead sponsor for the Near Completers and the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill. The bill allocates an estimated $15 million per year … Continue reading

NCCU Plans To Grow Tele-law Program

By Jennifer Henderson – Staff Writer, Triangle Business Journal Jun 21, 2018, 3:05pm With a new $499,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in hand, the N.C. Central University School of Law is looking to grow access to tele-law … Continue reading

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Elaine O’Neal Named Interim Dean of NCCU’s School of Law

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Elaine O’Neal Named Interim Dean of NCCU’s School of Law North Carolina Central University announces the appointment of North Carolina Superior Court Judge Elaine Mercia O’Neal as interim dean of the School of Law at … Continue reading

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