Raleigh, NC, February 08, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Melissa Essary, dean of Campbell Law School (http://law.campbell.edu), has announced has that Timothy R. Zinnecker assumed the role of associate dean for academic affairs at the school in January 2012. Zinnecker also serves as a professor of law, teaching payment systems and secured transactions, along with other commercial law courses.
Prior to joining Campbell Law, Zinnecker was a tenured professor at South Texas College of Law. He has also taught law courses as a visitor at Samford University, Florida State University, University of Richmond and University of Houston. Zinnecker earned his undergraduate degree in accounting and data processing with honors from Central Missouri State University. He earned his law degree at Brigham Young University, where he served on the management board of the law review and became a member of the Order of the Coif. Upon his graduation, he served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Frank X. Gordon on the Arizona Supreme Court and the Honorable Edith H. Jones on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
“Dean Zinnecker has a strong vision of the future of law education and will practice and promote high standards for academic achievement, scholarship and professional ethics at our law school,” said Campbell Law Dean Melissa Essary. “He will serve as a fine example and role model for our students and we are excited to have him as a member of the leadership team.”
“I’m honored to be named to this position and am excited to be joining Dean Essary’s leadership team,” said Dean Zinnecker. “I look forward to working with our students, staff, and faculty in carrying out my new responsibilities here at Campbell.”
About Campbell Law:
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. 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. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,200 alumni, including 2,200 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 25 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.
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