Published on August 6, 2020 by Morgan Black  
Rebecca Eubanks (left), Emily Price (right)
Rebecca Eubanks (left), Emily Price (right)

During the fall 2020 semester, Cumberland School of Law welcomed two new instructors to its Lawyering and Legal Reasoning faculty, Rebecca C. Eubanks and Emily Price. 

Eubanks earned her B.A. from the University of Virginia with a double major in economics and French. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she was a Hugo Black Scholar, Order of the Coif, and a senior editor on the Alabama Law Review. She practiced law for eight years with the Birmingham law firm of Bainbridge Mims Rogers & Smith LLP.   

Price earned her B.A., summa cum laude, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama. She, too, was Order of the Coif and a senior editor of the Alabama Law Review. She clerked for Judge Abdul Kallon on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and has seven years of practice experience, most recently with the Birmingham firm of Price Armstrong LLC. Her undergraduate double major was in journalism and English, and she worked for a time before law school as a Tuscaloosa correspondent for the Birmingham News.

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