Luellen Curry

Luellen Curry

Associate Professor of Legal Writing

Prof. Luellen Curry has taught at Wake Forest University School of Law since 1989. She currently is an Associate Professor of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research and also teaches a seminar on Race and the Law. She is a two-time recipient of the Black Law Students Association Teacher Appreciation Award and she has been nominated to serve a one-year term as a vice president of the North Carolina Bar Association. Prof. Curry graduated from Oberlin College in Ohio and Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.

In practice, Prof. Curry was a Staff Attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Northwest North Carolina, and a Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellow. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Mediation Services of Forsyth County, Disability Advocates of Northwest NC, and Legal Aid of NC-Winston Salem. She is a past President of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and former Chairperson of the East Winston Community Development Corporation.

Prof. Curry served as a member of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Black Repertory Company from 1984-2011, and was Treasurer from 1994-2011. She has worked with the National Black Theatre Festival® since its inception in 1989, as both a volunteer and a staff person. In 2009 she was presented with the National Black Theatre Festival® 20th Anniversary Appreciation Award. In March, 2011 she was chosen as one of three recipients of the Winston-Salem Chronicle's Curator of the Arts Award, for her work with the Theatre Company and the Festival.

Prof. Curry grew up in Lexington, NC and is a member of Dellabrook Presbyterian Church, where she has served as a Deacon. She is married to Rev. Dr. Carlton A.G. Eversley, and they have two adult children.
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  • JD, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 1982
  • BA, Oberlin College, 1976




  • Briggs v. Elliott, Encyclopedia of African American Education (2010).


Luellen Curry
Contact Information

Worrell 3339
  • Appellate Law & Practice
  • Civil Rights/Anti-Discrimination Laws
  • Critical Race Studies
  • Legal Writing & Research
  • Public Interest Law & Policy