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Law school hosts Discover Law Day 2011 on Feb. 25

The Wake Forest University School of Law Admissions Office will host Discover Law Day 2011 beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

Anyone with an interest in law school, including high school students, is encouraged to attend. Speakers will include law students, faculty and alumni.

The purpose of the event is to educate prospective students about preparation for law school, law school life, the legal profession and the admissions process. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with law students, alumni, members of the faculty and law school administrators. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to attend a mock law class, tour the law school, and receive information on admission standards.

More than 100 students are expected to attend the event formerly known as Minority Law Day , which has been held at the law school since 1998, according to Director of Admissions Melanie Nutt.

 The day will begin with a welcome from the admissions director followed by remarks by the Honorable Denise S. Hartsfield (’91) and Professors Luellen Curry and Beth Hopkins, who is also the director of the law school’s outreach programs. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear about a day in the life of a law students from a panel of current Wake Forest law students.

 The event will conclude at 2 p.m. A continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided. To reserve your seat, please contact Debbie Walker at walkerdl@wfu.edu.