NCAJ Event, Student Event

Campbell Law Panel Session

Thu, September 29, 2022   |   12:30 PM   |  
Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, 225 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603


Join NCAJ at Campbell Law School for a panel session from highly skilled plaintiff’s attorneys, NCAJ members, and former Campbell Law alums discussing what they wish they knew when they were in law school. Current Campbell Law students have the opportunity to ask their burning questions on what they should knew after graduating and passing the NC Bar!

Hosted by the Career Center and NCAJ in Room 105.

12:15 PM We are NCAJ (Shannon Leskin and Hallie Kennedy)
12:20 PM What I Wish I Knew in Law School
12:50 PM Q&A Session
1:00 PM Adjourn


Panelists Include:

John McCabe is the founder and president of The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A., which is located in his hometown of Cary, North Carolina. John graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1991 with a degree in economics, and in 1994, he graduated, cum laude, from Campbell University School of Law, where he was a member of law review and several national moot court teams. Over the last 27 years, John has developed a statewide practice, devoted largely to representing the victims of on-the-job accidents, trucking and auto collisions, animal attacks, and nursing home neglect. John has earned numerous professional recognitions and awards, including: (1) Top Lawyers in America by U.S. News & World Report; (2) The Best Lawyers in America; (3) a North Carolina Super Lawyer, (4) North Carolina’s Legal Elite, and (5) Top 100 Trial Lawyers. For more than 14 years, he has been AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He was just named Lawyer of the Year in the field of Personal Injury by Best Lawyers.

Kristen Beightol is a partner with Edwards Beightol, LLC. She has spent the majority of her career representing people across the nation who have been catastrophically injured due to the negligence of others, most often in the area of medical malpractice. Other areas of my practice have included personal injury and wrongful death from other causes, products liability, and nursing home, trucking accidents and premises liability. Beightol also has experience representing governments against online travel companies for recovery of unpaid taxes on hotel and rental car reservations. Together with her current law partner, she now additionally practices in the areas of civil rights, sexual assault and abuse, whistleblower/qui tam litigation and wrongful termination. She attended Campbell University School of Law.

Santiago Arroba is an attorney with the Whitley Law Firm. Born in Venezuela, but raised in Wilson, North Carolina, Santiago is able to relate and connect to people of all backgrounds. He decided to put these skills to use as an attorney to help the people of our state fight for their rights against corporations and insurance companies. Santiago earned his BA in Ancient History and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and attended Campbell University School of Law in downtown Raleigh. In his spare time, Santiago enjoys cooking, going to concerts, watching soccer and rooting for the Tar Heels.