Professor Camille Lamar Campbell teaches Legal Research and Writing I and II, Interviewing and Counseling, and education law courses in the Master of Law Program. Professor Lamar Campbell's scholarly interests focus on legal writing pedagogy, issues relating to educational equity, and transitional and restorative justice. Since joining the faculty in 2007, Professor Lamar Campbell has been an active participant in several national organizations, including the Legal Writing Institute, the largest national organization of legal writing professionals. In 2014, Professor Lamar Campbell was the college of law’s nominee for Professor of the Year, and in 2020, she received the LWI inaugural Influential Teacher Award. A member of the bar since 1996, Professor Lamar Campbell has broad practice experience in a variety of legal areas. For seven years she worked for the federal judiciary, first as a law clerk for a United States Magistrate Judge and then, as a staff attorney for a United States District Judge. In both positions, Professor Lamar Campbell prepared memorandum opinions on a broad spectrum of federal litigation, including school desegregation cases, civil rights cases, securities class actions, and employment discrimination cases. While in private practice, Professor Lamar Campbell represented tenured teachers, school administrators, and educational support staff on behalf of the Alabama Education Association and prosecuted misdemeanor cases and de novo appeals as an Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Anniston, Alabama.
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