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Lauren Emery ('16) and Alexis Iffert ('16)

Lauren Emery (’16) wins 43rd annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Lauren Emery (’16)  won the 43rd annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round held at Wake Forest University School of Law on Thursday, April 17. Continue reading »

Professor Kate Mewhinney

Professor Kate Mewhinney to participate in N.C. Bar’s 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 6

Professor Kate Mewhinney, director of the law school’s Elder Law Clinic, will be among hundreds of N.C. lawyers who are giving freely of their time and talent on Friday, March 6, as participants in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 4ALL Statewide Service Day.

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Robert Angle (’16), Julian Kisner (’15) and Caroline Daniel (’16) were the team for the 27th annual Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court Competition

Wake Forest Law team excels at 27th annual Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest Law team advanced to the semi-finals and won an award for runner-up best brief at the 27th annual Gabrielli National Family Moot Court Competition on Feb. 26-28, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Continue reading »

Federal Tax expert and Law Professor Brant Hellwig (’94, ’97)

Federal Tax expert and Law Professor Brant Hellwig (’94, ’97) named dean of Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio has announced the appointment of Brant Hellwig, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and an expert in the field of federal taxation, as dean of the W&L School of Law, effective July 1, 2015, according to a university press release.

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the Criminal Justice Program, quoted in EBONY Magazine about Ferguson

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, Director of the Criminal Justice Program, was quoted by EBONY in the following article, “What Side Are You On: McCulloch Defends Himself, St. Louis Police.”

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Six Rose Council members among alumni to be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9

Six Rose Council members and two parents of Wake Forest Law graduates are among the 23 alumni who will be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9, 2015.

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Student Profile: Anna Otchere (LLM ’15)

Name: Anna Franklina Otchere Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law strives for another winning year in 2015 Legal Feeding Frenzy beginning Monday, March 9

Wake Forest Law students, faculty, staff and alumni plan to continue their winning streak in the North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. Last year, Wake Forest Law won the Law School division of the North Carolina Bar Association competition with donations of 21.3 pounds of food per person. Sponsored by the NCBA’s Young Lawyers Division in conjunction with the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks, 2015 Legal Feeding Frenzy kicks off on Monday, March 9, and continues through Friday, March 27. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project to host free Wills Clinic on March 13, March 27

The Pro Bono Project will host two free Wills Clinics in March, according to student organizers. The first is planned for Friday, March 13, 2015, in Alleghany County and the second is planned for Friday, March 27, 2015, in Pembroke, which is located in Robeson County. Continue reading »

Thomas Sager (’76) to receive Legacy Award from Lawyers of Color on Wednesday, March 18

Wake Forest Law General Counsel Board Member Thomas Sager (’76) has been chosen to receive the Legacy Award at the Lawyers of Color reception on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Washington, D.C. A Ballard Spahr partner and former DuPont Co. general counsel, Sager will receive the Legacy Award for his exceptional career and tireless effort to advance diversity in the legal profession, according to organizers.

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Professor Don Castleman

PILO Golf Tournament fundraiser set for Saturday, April 18, will honor Professor Don Castleman

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) will host its first fundraiser golf tournament on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Continue reading »