Congratulations to Small Practice Center attorney Issa Hall for being featured by the ABA as an outstanding incubator lawyer. Charlotte Law is one of only 30+ law schools with incubators, and the only one in the state of North Carolina.
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Charlotte School of Law student Maritza Adonis was awarded the American Bar Association (ABA) Student Division Silver Kay Award for Leadership on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the ABA Board of Governors meeting in Las Vegas, NV.
The Silver Key is the highest recognition given by the American Bar Association Law Student Division annually. The Silver Key award is to the board member who has assured law students a greater opportunity to become involved with and participate fully in the mission and activities of the Association, has strengthened law student participation in the programs and activities of the Division, has encouraged the educational and professional development of law students.
The Law Student Division is concerned with legal education and works with the Section of Legal Education on issues of mutual concern. The Division also has an impact on practical and professional skills development and provides assistance in the search for jobs, both during and after graduation from law school. Additionally, the Division offers leadership training, public service opportunities, career development programming, and practical skills competitions.
Adonis has served as Fourth Circuit Governor for the past year which consists of serving as a regional representative for seventeen law schools from four states and sits on a national ABA board.
According to Michael Farley, Associate Dean of Students at Charlotte School of Law, “We are proud to have one of the largest and most active ABA Law Student Division chapters in the nation, and Maritza’s excellent leadership on the national level is a testament to the talent and motivation of CSL students.”
Maritza T. Adonis, native of Miami Shores, FL, is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Most recently, Maritza obtained a Global Arbitration Certificate from the Center for Commercial Law Studies in London. This training has sparked a new-found interest in International Arbitration and Investment Disputes. Maritza’s ultimate goal is to discover, develop and implement practices that will narrow the achievement gap; eradicate barriers impeding access to health care for medically underserved children; and increase rehabilitation, prevention and retention for juveniles in the juvenile justice system, eliminating retributive practices.
Jay Conison, Dean of Charlotte School of Law and Reporter for the ABA Task Force on the Future of Legal Education, recently had an article published on the North Carolina Bar Examiners website, “The Report and Recommendations of the ABA Task Force on the Future of Legal Education: Its Significance for Bar Admissions and Regulation of Entry into the Legal Profession.”
Congratulations, Dean Conison!
CSL is leading the higher education industry in enhancing learning outcomes and raising standards for experiential learning to prepare our students to be practice-ready.
Below is a front page article in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly about the recent change to ABA Standard 303(a) which now requires students to take 6 credits of experiential learning courses, and features interviews with Charlotte School of Law Deans Camille Davidson, Kama Pierce, and Carlos Pauling.
Law schools are sizing up recent changes to American Bar Association accreditation standards
Recent changes to the American Bar Association’s law school accreditation rules should mean minor adjustments for most of North Carolina’s law schools, if first impressions of several school leaders are correct. On Aug. 11 in Boston — after six years of comprehensive review — …