Camille Davidson
Professor of Law
Education:
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1993
B.B.A., Millsaps College, Magna Cum Laude, 1989

Bio

Camille M. Davidson, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Services and Faculty Development

Professor Davidson received a bachelor of business administration, magna cum laude from Millsaps College and her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. She is currently Associate Dean for Academic Services and Faculty Development and she teaches Decedents’ Estates, Health Law, Statutory Interpretation & Legislative Drafting, and Property. Additionally, she founded the Wills Clinical Lab at Charlotte Law. Prior to joining Charlotte Law, Professor Davidson practiced law in the areas of Estate Planning and Administration and Elder Law. She was also an adjunct professor at Davidson College. Professor Davidson has worked as a consultant for Mecklenburg County North Carolina on children’s health issues and long term care issues. In addition, she worked for six years as Assistant Counsel in the Office of the Legislative Counsel, United States House of Representatives where she drafted legislation in the areas of health law, small business and ERISA. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable John H. Suda, District of Columbia Superior Court.

Professor Davidson was a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar and pursued postgraduate studies at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She is active in the Charlotte community and she is a member of several community service organizations. She is admitted to practice in Virginia (inactive), Washington, D.C., North Carolina, the Western District of North Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Professor Davidson focuses her scholarship on policy and practice issues, as well as legislative reform in the areas of health law and wills and estates.

Publications

Law Review Articles:

“Octomom and Multi-Fetal Pregnancies: Why Federal Legislation Should Require Insurers to Cover In Vitro Fertilization,” 17 Wm. & Mary J. Women & Law 135 (2010).

“Practical Preparation, Student Focused, Serving the Community: The Wills Clinical Lab Experience,” 35 S. Ill. U.L.J. 1 (2010). (lead article)

“Mother’s Baby, Father’s Maybe! Intestate Succession: When Should A Child Born Out of Wedlock Have a Right to Inherit From or Through His or Her Biological Father,” 22 Colum. J. Gender & Law 531 (2011).

“My Aging Minority Rural Grandparents: Disparities in the Health and Health Care of the Rural Elderly Minority Population and the Need for Cultural Competent Health Care Providers,” 21.1 Am. U. J. Gender, Soc. Pol’y & L.57 (2012).

“What’s Love Got to Do with It?: Examining Domestic Violence as a Public Health Issue Using Their Eyes Were Watching God.” 81:4 UMKC. Law Review 867 (2013).

Legal Newsletters And Other Publications:

“Practical Preparation, Student Focused, Serving the Community: The Wills Clinical Lab Experience.” (The Law Teacher, Volume 17, no. 1 fall 2010)

“Unforeseen Consequences of Post-Mortem Procreation” Jotwell: Trusts & Estates The Journal of Things We Like. http://trustest.jotwell.com, November 21, 2011

“Estate Planning Makes Business Sense for Non-Traditional Families” Jotwell: Trusts & Estates The Journal of Things We Like. http://trustest.jotwell.com/estate-planning-makes-business-sense-for-non-traditional-families/, November 9, 2012

“Does My Digital Estate Belong to Me? Estate Planning for Digital Assets” Jotwell: Trusts & Estates The Journal of Things We Like. http://trustest.jotwell.com/does-my-digital-estate-belong-to-me-estate-planning-for-digital-assets/, November 27, 2013

Expertise

American Politics
Gender and the Law (Wills, Trusts and Estates; and Health Law)
Health Law
Health Law and Bioethics
Legislation
Trusts and Estates
Probate
Elder Law
Estate Planning
 

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