Blog Posts: Beth S. Posner

Beth S. Posner

Domestic and Sexual Violence Training

Through her long-standing partnership with the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Professor Beth Posner served as faculty for a training titled: “A Coordinated Response: Legal System Advocacy for LGBTQ Victims of Intimate Partner Violence.” This training was funded by the U.S. Department of Justice and designed by the ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence for a multidisciplinary audience of civil attorneys, prosecutors, and legal advocates, providing the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge on the complex issues that may arise when working with LGBT+ victims and survivors of domestic violence.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. October 5, 2017 1:00 PM
Categories: Clinical Faculty Initiatives, Domestic Violence Clinic

Immigration Clinic Alum Update

Evan Benz, Class of 2015

I am currently serving as a Justice AmeriCorps attorney at MetroWest Legal Services, a legal aid office in Framingham, MA.

Evan Benz, UNC Law Class of 2015


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:28 PM
Categories: Clinic Alum Update, Immigration Clinic

Civil Clinic: Case Work Developments

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Laura Kessler
Laura Kessler and Brian Gwyn, of the UNC Law Civil Clinic, recently won an unemployment insurance appeal for a client who was terminated from her place of employment in September 2015.
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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:23 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic

Prof. Beth Posner Serves as Faculty for ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence's Litigation Institute

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In October, Professor Beth Posner was faculty for  the ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence's Litigation Institute:  Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Representation, a two-day, intensive and interactive training in which she, along with other faculty experts, taught new and seasoned attorneys to more effectively and holistically represent survivors of intimate partner sexual violence in a range of civil legal matters.
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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Wed. December 9, 2015 3:04 PM
Categories: Domestic Violence Clinic, Service

Immigration Clinic: Case Work Developments

The Immigration Clinic took on approximately 15 new clients this year, mostly representing clients in U-Visa, Special Immigrant Status Cases, and DACA.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. May 28, 2015 2:29 PM
Categories: Immigration Clinic

UNC Immigration Clinic Alum Update

We recently heard from Sarah Colwell, who graduated in 2014 after serving as a student advocate in the Immigration Clinic for the 2013-14 academic year.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. May 28, 2015 2:07 PM
Categories: Clinic Alum Update, Immigration Clinic

Professor Beth Posner Advises Student Group that was Awarded UNC Public Service Award

Caline Hou, 2L, and Professor Beth Posner

Professor Beth Posner, who teaches in UNC Clinical Programs, is the faculty advisor for UNC School of Law’s Domestic Violence Action Project (DVAP), which was awarded the Robert E. Bryan Public Service Award at UNC’s annual 2015 Public Service Awards April 7, 2015. The Domestic Violence Action Project is a student-run organization that provides free legal representation to victims of domestic violence and sponsors speakers and programs to educate the university community about domestic violence.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Tue. April 7, 2015 10:44 AM
Categories: Service

Prof. Beth Posner Teaches at ABA Training Institute

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On September 9 & 10, 2014, Prof. Beth Posner served as faculty for the ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence's training institute, Representing Victims of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence in Civil Litigation, in Washington DC. The Institute was designed to provide attorneys from across the country with the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge about providing more effective representation to victims of intimate partner sexual violence through civil litigation.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Sat. October 4, 2014 2:00 PM
Categories: Service

Prof. Beth Posner Teaches Two-Day Child Custody & Domestic Violence Program for ABA

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In April, 2014, Professor Beth Posner conducted a two-day CLE (continuing legal education program) on "Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases." This interactive program provided training in North Carolina custody and domestic violence law as well as litigation skills for practicing attorneys, enabling them to more effectively, ethically, and holistically represent victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Fri. June 13, 2014 3:28 PM
Categories: Immigration Clinic, Service

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