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Viewing of alumna’s argument before North Carolina Supreme Court

Students are invited to a showing of a video of Cheyenne Chambers’ (CWR ’11; GRS ’11, history) recent argument before the North Carolina Supreme Court. In it, Chambers represented a Wilmington, North Carolina, police officer who feels the city did not follow its established process when he sought promotion.

The showing will be held Thursday, Dec. 7, at 11:30 a.m. in Mather House, Room 100, and is sponsored by the Department of Political Science.

Chambers also will present a public lecture, titled “A Story of Perseverance,” Friday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. in Mather House, Room 100.

About the speaker

Chambers joined the law firm of Tin Fulton Walker & Owen in 2016 after her judicial clerkship with the Hon. Paul J. Watford of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Her practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law and employment law.

After graduating from Case Western Reserve in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s in history, Chambers earned her law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where she graduated cum laude and served as executive editor of the Ohio State Law Journal.

She has worked as a judicial extern to the Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Hon. Norah McCann King of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and as a Wellman Hill Grant recipient to the Hon. Solomon Oliver Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Chambers serves as co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Subcommittee on Young Lawyers, Membership, and Diversity.

The founder of the Chambers Scholarship at the Moritz College of Law, Chambers seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students and advance the diversity pipeline to the legal profession.