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Participants in D.C. Summer Judicial Externship Program gain valuable experience

Wake Forest School of Law students participating in the Washington, D.C., Summer Judicial Externship Program had a busy summer clerking in some of the nation’s most vibrant courts as well as taking field trips to Quantico, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, the Federal Circuit and networking with alumni.
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Media Roundup for the week of Aug. 18, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Aug. 18, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall to moderate Greensboro health care reform panel on Thursday, Aug. 24

Professor Mark Hall, founder and director of Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program, will moderate a panel, “Health Care Reform: Straight Talk for Turbulent Times,” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, at The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, 2907 E Gate City Blvd., in Greensboro.

The panel is presented by UnitedHealthcare and the Triad Business Journal (TBJ) and will feature Terry Akin, CEO, Cone Health; Derek Ellington, Triad President, National For-Profit Healthcare Treasury Manager, Bank of America; Garland Scott,  CEO, UnitedHealthcare of the Carolinas and Georgia; and Skip Woody, Area Executive Vice President, Hill Chesson & Woody, a Gallagher Benefits Services Co.

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Wake Forest Law trial advocacy team heading back to NBTA Tournament of Champions (TOC)

A Wake Forest Law trial advocacy team is once again among 16 teams chosen to compete in the 2017 Tournament of Champions (TOC), sponsored by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). The competition, which will run Nov. 1-4, 2017, will be held in downtown Los Angeles at the new Federal Courthouse on the Loyola Law School campus. Continue reading »

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Dean Emeritus and Professor Bob Walsh receives Sherman Christensen Award from American Inns of Court for outstanding leadership

Dean Emeritus and Professor Bob Walsh has been selected as this year’s recipient of the A. Sherman Christensen Award, given by the American Inns of Court in recognition of outstanding service and exceptional leadership.

“I was privileged to nominate Bob,” says Tom Comerford Jr. (JD ’74) of Comerford & Britt LLP. “This is quite an honor for Bob and for the Joseph Branch Inn of Court.  Please join me in congratulating Bob for this great achievement.” Continue reading »

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Save the Date: 2017-18 Sager Speaker Series events announced

The Business Law Program is pleased to announce the distinguished 2017-18 Sager Speaker Series invitees.

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Wake Forest University Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree telemedicine course is first of its kind

Wake Forest University’s fully online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate program’s innovative telemedicine course is the first of its kind to be taught in a law school, according to the American Telemedicine Association.

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Wake Forest Law to host World Tort Law Society’s biennial meeting Nov. 13-18, 2017

From Harbin, China, to Vienna, Austria, to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the third biennial meeting of the World Tort Law Society will be held Nov. 13-18, 2017, at Wake Forest Law in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Incoming students, faculty and staff give back to community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity Aug. 15 and Aug. 17

Members of the incoming Wake Forest Law JD Class of 2020 along with international students, faculty and staff will give back to their new community by volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity site in Winston-Salem on Tuesday, Aug. 15, and Thursday, Aug. 17.

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Media Roundup for Aug. 11, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Aug. 11, 2017: Continue reading »