Amanda S. Hitchcock

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law


  • J.D. (Highest Honors), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007)
  • B.A., Afro-American Studies (Highest Distinction), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1998)

Professor Hitchcock graduated in 2007 with highest honors from the UNC School of Law, where she was Director of the Pro Bono Board and a member of both the North Carolina Law Review and the Holderness Moot Court National Team. Following law school, she practiced in Washington, DC, both in the commercial litigation group of Goodwin Procter LLP and as an Assistant Federal Public Defender. Most recently, she served as an Adjunct Professor in the Scholarly Writing Program at the George Washington University School of Law.

Prior to law school, Professor Hitchcock taught 7th grade in the Durham Public Schools and also served as a Policy Associate for the Center for Teaching Quality in Carrboro, NC. She graduated with highest distinction as an undergraduate from UNC-Chapel Hill and is thrilled to return home to her double alma mater to teach first-year Research, Reasoning, Writing and Advocacy.

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