Gregory Malhoit

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Supervising Attorney – Civil Litigation Clinic

Gregory Malhoit

Gregory Malhoit


J.D., University of Nebraska
B.A., Midland Lutheran College


Gregory Malhoit received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Midland Lutheran College in 1970 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska in 1972. He has been involved in the movement for equal justice for the poor throughout his entire legal career. Professor Malhoit served as the founding Executive Director of East Central Community Legal Services in Raleigh, N.C. from 1974 to 1992. Later, he was the Executive Director of the North Carolina Legal Services Resource Center representing the interests of poor people in the North Carolina General Assembly.

In 1993, Professor Malhoit established the North Carolina Education and Law Project to advocate for improved educational opportunities for poor and minority students. In 1996, he became Executive Director of the N.C. Justice Center, a nationally recognized non-government funded legal and policy advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of poor and working poor North Carolinians. In 2001, Professor Malhoit became the Director the Rural Education Finance Center, a nationwide project providing legal and policy support for attorneys, educators, parents and students working to secure equal and adequate funding for public schools in the courts. In 2005, he joined the faculty of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law.

At NCCU, Professor Malhoit currently teaches courses in Civil Litigation, Appellate Advocacy and Trial Practice. Prior to joining the full-time faculty at NCCU, he served as an adjunct professor. Professor Malhoit has also served as a guest lecturer at local law schools, including the University of North Carolina and Duke University. He has served as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) and published several articles on topics related to public education policy and law.

Professor Malhoit is a member of the N.C. Bar Association, the Wake County Bar and he serves on the board of the Land Loss Prevention Project. He is an active reader and gardener; and travels frequently overseas.


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Contact Information

Office: 33
Phone: 919-530-7463
Fax: 919-530-7982