Manchester Resident Named to Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board
Tracey McCants Lewis, assistant director of clinical legal education and assistant clinical professor of law at Duquesne University, was appointed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to its 13-member Disciplinary Board.
The Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board was established in 1972 to consider and investigate the conduct of any individual subject to the Pennsylvania Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement. McCants Lewis's term on the board runs through Nov. 3, 2015
A 2000 graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law, McCants Lewis holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Gannon University. She teaches in the Civil Rights Clinic and focuses her scholarship on critical race theory, feminist legal theory and the application of legal storytelling in clinical legal education. McCants Lewis received the 2012 NAACP Pittsburgh's Homer S. Brown Award for Legal Service and the 2012 Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh's Decade of Dedication Award.
McCants Lewis resides in Pittsburgh's Manchester neighborhood.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.