Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2003-07-18
Three students at Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, have been appointed to leadership positions in the American Bar Association's Law Student Division.
David Williams of Huntsville, Matthew Jordan of Homewood and Lindsay Stengle of Plano, Texas, will serve as lieutenant governors of the LSD's fifth circuit, which includes law schools in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. All three are second-year law students at Cumberland.
Williams will attend the annual meeting of the ABA in San Francisco, Calif., August 7-12. Also representing Cumberland at the meeting will be Student Bar Association president Kelly Fitzgerald of Madison, Miss., and elected representatives Robin Bobo of Birmingham and Erin Mitchell of Irving, Texas.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.