Professor Krista D. Bordatto joins Campbell Law to teach Legal Writing and Research

RALEIGH — Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced Campbell Law School welcomes Professor Krista D. Bordatto to teach Legal Writing and Research.

Most recently, Bordatto taught as an adjunct professor in Legal Research and Writing for St. Thomas University College of Law. Bordatto has also taught as an adjunct professor in Legal Research and Writing at Campbell Law and served as regional director and bar tutor for Kaplan Bar Review in North Carolina and South Carolina. 

Her research and teaching interests include: Legal Research and Writing, Criminal Law and Procedure, Property, Professional Responsibility, Jurisprudence, Evidence, Corporate Law, Contracts, Constitutional Law, Employment Law, Civil Procedure and Secured Transactions. 

Her publications include: “Hiding Under the Cloak of the Feres Doctrine: Military Sexual Assault Victims Without Justice,” “The Crime Behind the Bedroom Door: Unequal Governmental Regulation Between Civilian and Military Spouses” and “Long-Term Care Insurance: A Life Raft for Baby Boomers.” 

Bordatto earned her law degree from St. Thomas University College of Law, a Master of Science in Couples and Family Counseling from St. Thomas University and B.S. in psychology with a minor in English from the University of Oregon.  


Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,600 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2021, Campbell Law celebrated 45 years of graduating legal leaders and 12 years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.