Stella A. Boswell

Director, Office of Public Interest Advising


Stella directs the Office of Public Interest Advising and works with students and alumni interested government and public interest jobs. Stella received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and earned her law degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. After law school, Stella was in a litigation practice in Durham. She then served as the Legal Affairs Counsel for what is now the North Carolina Advocates for Justice where she ran the amicus curiae program and worked as a lobbyist. She has worked with the Career Center since 2004.  Stella was a long-time board member and is a Past President of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and is a long-time board member of the NC Legal Education Assistance Foundation.  First year law students that are focused on government and public interest legal work during law school and beyond, should sign up for initial counseling sessions with Stella.