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North Carolina Business Court

District and Superior Court

Fall; Spring; Summer

Contracts; Judicial Clerkships

Factual Investigation; Legal Research & Analysis; Oral Advocacy; Writing for Litigation

Work Description

  2L highly preferred in Summer

DESCRIPTIONS OF ORGANIZATION: Administration and disposition of civil lawsuits deemed to constitute "complex business cases" pursuant to Rule 2.2 of the Rules of Practice for the North Carolina Superior Courts.

DESCRIPTION OF STUDENT WORK/PROJECTS: Legal research, analysis and writing relative to complex commercial litigation assigned to a Superior Court judge designated to preside over cases deemed to constitute "complex business cases".

COURSE OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES FOR STUDENT: Analytical and writing skills are important. Corporate and business organization course work would be very beneficial. 3rd Year Cert not required. Currently accepting one extern per semester.

The North Carolina Business Court is an administrative division of the General Court of Justice.  Cases involving complex and significant issues of corporate and commercial law in North Carolina are designated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina to a Special Superior Court Judge who oversees all aspects of the the case from the time of designation trial or other resolution.

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