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Two women form powerful legal team at Wake Forest law school

Wake Forest Law Professor Beth Hopkins (’73) never thought of her work as a civil rights attorney as community service. It was just something she had always done. She saw public service as an obligation.

So does Kristina Wolf (’13), a law student at Wake Forest University. Together, they form quite a team. Wolfe is president of the Pro-Bono Project’s student executive board, and Hopkins is the law school’s director of outreach, overseeing the Pro-Bono Project.

Last month, Hopkins, Wolf and 23 other women in the legal field were honored with the Women of Justice Awards from North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly. Nine of the honorees, including Wolf and Hopkins, were alumni or current students at Wake Forest or its law school. Mecklenburg Chief District Judge Lisa Bell, a Wake Forest graduate, was named Woman of the Year.

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