Ted Leopold ’87 has been selected as Cumberland School of Law’s 2020 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. The recognition is awarded each year to a Cumberland graduate who has distinguished himself in the practice of law, service to the community, and leadership in the profession. In this interview, Leopold shares highlights of a successful legal career, professional advice for students and other attorneys, and suggestions for work/life balance.
Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team has ranked 3rd in the nation in the Trial Competition Performance Rankings for the 2019-20 year. They also ranked 3rd for overall performance since 2016.
Cumberland School of Law and Tuskegee University have partnered to offer Tuskegee undergraduate students an accelerated bachelor’s to J.D. program. This partnership creates a pathway for students to receive a bachelor’s degree from Tuskegee and a law degree from Cumberland in six years of study, rather than the traditional seven.
We’re excited that our spring 2021 issue of the magazine will highlight Cumberland lawyers in the arts. If you are a talented artist, or know of a fellow Cumberland lawyer who is, please let us know. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with information.
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