Pamela S. Glean

Dispute Resolution Director &  Professor of Law

Professor Pamela Glean


J.D., North Carolina Central University
B.A., Duke University


Attorney Pamela Stanback Glean is a native of Durham, NC and a 1977 graduate of Duke University.  She obtained her law license after graduating from North Carolina Central University  School of Law in 1980 and entered general practice with Stanback & Stanback Attorneys in Greensboro, North Carolina for 13 years.   In 1991, Glean became an Assistant County Attorney for Durham County, assigned to the Durham County Department of Social Services Child Welfare and Mental Health department.  In 1996, Glean joined the NCCU School of Law Clinical Legal Education Program. As Legal Clinic Director, Glean led the clinic to national acclaim; ranking in the top 10 among almost 200 law schools in the nation.  Several years later, Glean became the co-founder of the NCCU School of Law Virtual Justice Project and along with NCCU IT Director, Greg Clinton, wrote a successful $2 million dollar grant to expand legal education and services to underserved communities using high-definition video-conferencing to reach underserved communities.

While at NCCU, Glean has taught Appellate Advocacy, Family Law, Mediation, Mediation Advocacy, Professional Responsibility, Supervised the Family Law Clinic, and the Lawyer as Problem-Solver writing seminar. In addition to serving on several law school committees, Glean served on the North Carolina Central University Strategic Plan Committee.  Her community service includes membership and Chair of the Durham County Social Services Board of Directors and membership and Chair of the Center for Child and Family Health Board of Directors.


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Contact Information

Office: 146
Phone: 919-530-5253
Fax: 919-530-7982