Lawyers Mutual is pleased to welcome Shawn Singleton, a 1L at NC Central School of Law, as a summer intern. Shawn hails from Virginia Beach, Virginia and earned his undergraduate degree from Old Dominion University.
Shawn joins the Lawyers Mutual team for six weeks, working in the Cary office as well as remotely. Summer interns at Lawyers Mutual work closely with claims attorneys and other departments to gain practical legal experience conducting research, drafting documents, and attending mediations and arbitrations. Shawn plans to engage the legal community at in-person and virtual events across the triangle to grow his professionalism and networking skills. As a company that places value of meaningful relationships, Lawyer Mutual helps summer interns make connections in the legal community that will benefit them as they continue their education and transition into practice.
“We are thrilled to welcome Shawn to the Lawyers Mutual family especially as the office environment returns to some level of normalcy. Our goal is to expose Shawn to challenging legal matters and valuable networking opportunities this summer. Shawn is extremely personable and already excels in professionalism,” says Director of Client Services Julie Beavers.
Lawyers Mutual annually engages the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession (MIP) Summer Associate Program to hire one of the state’s brightest minority law students. Lawyers Mutual is committed to investing in the future of the profession and partnering with the MIP Committee is an ideal pathway to demonstrate our commitment to furthering diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.
About the Minorities in the Profession Committee
The Minorities in the Profession Committee (MIP) is a committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) dedicated to promoting an increased presence of minorities in the legal profession; the ongoing education of minorities in the legal profession; the betterment of life for those minorities in the legal profession; providing the public with quality information regarding issues of concern to minority lawyers; and educating the public about the contributions of North Carolina’s minority lawyers.
Shawn is a rising 2L at North Carolina Central School of Law in Durham, NC. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Old Dominion University where he was a member of the National Honor Society for Collegiate Scholars. During his 1L year at NC Central Law, Shawn earned two academic honors by booking his Civil Procedure and Contracts classes.
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