POHANG, SOUTH KOREA – Campbell Law School Professor Stanley J. McQuade will deliver the 2008 commencement address at Handong International Law School in Pohang, South Korea on Dec. 13, 2008. Handong International Law School’s class of 2008 includes 46 students from various countries in Asia, as well as other continents. Unique to Southeast Asia, Handong Law School’s classes are taught in English. Similarly, the school prepares its students to take bar exams in the United States. Since it was founded, Handong Law graduates have achieved an impressive 100 percent passage rate on various U.S. state bar exams.
In 2005, Dr. McQuade lectured at Handong Law and conducted special seminars in Seoul on products liability. Numerous other Campbell Law School faculty members have also been visiting professors at Handong. Dr. McQuade has been a member of the Campbell Law faculty since 1979. “I look forward to renewing old friendships while in Korea,” McQuade said. “It is an honor to have been asked to deliver the commencement address to the fine students at Handong International Law School.”
About Handong International Law School: Handong International Law School offers a global program founded on a vision of integrating Christian faith with the study and practice of law. Many of its graduates go on to legal service careers and missionary work in Southeast Asia and around the world. Founded by Campbell Law Professor Lynn Buzzard, Handong Law’s current dean is Alan Button, a former professor of law at Campbell. For more information, visit lawschool.handong.edu/English.
About Campbell Law School: Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others and create a more just society. The School has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. In 2008, the Law School’s Moot Court Program was ranked in the top ten nationally by the University of Houston’s Blakely Advocacy Institute among 196 ABA accredited law schools. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,000 alumni, including 2,000 who reside and work in North Carolina. For the past 20 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina bar exam is unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school.