DevelopCarolina Law aspires to excel as a leader in public legal education and scholarship and to invest in areas of strength that are important to the economic future of North Carolina and beyond. Funding will support our Entrepreneurship Initiative, which will provide legal guidance to entrepreneurs at UNC when they are in their early stages of developing new business ideas. With your support, we will also ramp up initiatives focused on current critical issues, such as the Center for Banking and Finance and the Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics (CE3) and hire faculty members with experience in corporate practice and intellectual property to lead clinics for Carolina Law students.
Increase the School’s CompetitivenessCarolina Law has a reputation for delivering a degree of exceptional value when compared to peer law schools. To remain competitive in the current legal education environment, it is critical that we achieve higher rankings and continue to attract talented, deserving students from in-state and out-of-state. To do this, we must (1) increase student scholarships, (2) strengthen faculty/staff retention and recruitment and (3) provide more experiential learning opportunities that prepare students for career success.
After earning both his undergraduate and law degree at Carolina, Rick Magee ’83 went on to rise high in his firm and then become in-house counsel.
"Carolina Law made me a more compassionate, generous, and empathetic attorney on a micro level, while giving me the tools to actually realize change on a global scale,” Angela said.
Legal expertise has always been a crucial need in the finance industry, as banking and legal fields are inextricably connected.
The Leadership for Lawyers course empowers students to succeed in professional and personal leadership roles.
Carolina Law and The Duke Energy Foundation have partnered to expand Carolina Law’s Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics (CE3), the nation’s first law and policy center specifically devoted to the intersection of climate, energy law, environmental law and economic development.
Carolina Law is undoubtedly a school of great value, but it’s also a school with exceptional values.