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Campbell Law climbs five spots in latest U.S. News Rankings

Of the seven law schools in North Carolina, Campbell Law stands as one of four institutions ranked inside the top tie

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RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School climbed five spots and remained in the top tier for law schools per the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings released on Tuesday, March 11. Standing 121st nationally, the ranking bests Campbell Law’s previous benchmark of 126 set a year ago.

The ranking is included as a part of the publication’s Best Graduate Schools 2015 guidebook, available on newsstands April 8.

Of the seven law schools in North Carolina, Campbell Law stands as one of four institutions ranked inside the top tier.

“This is a great achievement for our institution,” said Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard. “As legal education continues to change, we’ve sought ways to stand out while staying true to our roots and providing a strong, robust education that prepares our graduates for future success in practice and leadership. Our continued improvement in this ranking is a testament to the work being done on our campus.”

Campbell Law ranked high in several metrics comprising the overall rankings, including student/faculty ratio, graduates employed nine months after graduation with a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage, and bar passage.

Of the seven law schools in North Carolina, Campbell Law stands as one of four institutions ranked inside the top tier.

Bradley Trahan, Former Managing Editor
About Bradley Trahan, Former Managing Editor (13 Articles)
Bradley C. Trahan served as the Managing Editor of the Campbell Law Observer during the 2013-2014 academic year. He was actively involved at Campbell, where he has served as a Representative and Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, was a member of the Mock Trial Team, and served on the IT and Dean Search Committees. Brad attended North Carolina State University, where he earned a degree in Communication. Prior to law school, Brad worked at the N.C. General Assembly; he clerked the N.C. House Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veterans Affairs and also served as a legislative aid to Representative Ric Killian, offering policy advice and legislative strategic planning. Brad has worked at the N.C. Department of Justice Motor Vehicles Section. He has served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Justice Paul Newby of the N.C. Supreme Court. Brad was a Summer Associate at the Office of General Counsel at North Carolina State University in 2013. He graduated from Campbell Law School in May 2014.
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