When alumni leave UNC School of Law to begin their legal careers, they take with them more than just knowledge of the law. They also leave with a deep sense that public service and contributing to their communities is vital.
Many Carolina Law alumni are, and have been, deeply involved in government, from the governor’s office to local elected officials – a reflection of UNC’s commitment to educate a leadership cadre for the state. But just as important is the large number of alumni who are giving back to their communities every day, often outside work hours and out of the limelight.
Those efforts include serving on a variety of local volunteer boards, leading local economic development initiatives, lobbying on behalf of education and the arts, and finding common ground among policymakers to solve some of the state’s toughest problems.
Four alumni share their stories about why giving back is an essential part of their personal and professional lives.
Read the full article in the Fall-Winter 2013 issue of Carolina Law.