July 15, 2024


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Campbell Law dean recognized as Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year | News

RALEIGH — Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard is among the 2020 Legal Awards winners, Lawyer Monthly Magazine has announced. 

Voters for the awards recognized Leonard as the 2020 Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year in the United States. 

With the year of the COVID-19 virus drawing to a close, the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards acknowledges the sheer hard work and dedication of those in the legal industry throughout 2020, allowing us to celebrate and highlight the achievements of professionals in the legal sector across the globe, the magazine’s editors wrote in a press release.

“As a result of several months of research and preparation, the Legal Awards recognise (sic) legal experts that have influenced the wider legal profession in their jurisdiction. The winners include all areas of the legal profession from high-achieving junior associates to long-serving barristers. Each vote was compared against a strict set of measurable criteria in order to produce a list of finalists and the eventual winners.”

To view the awards publication visit the following link: https://legalawards.lawyer-monthly.com/winners-edition


Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion, and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,200 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2021, Campbell Law is celebrating 45 years of graduating legal leaders and a dozen years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.


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