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Elizabeth Goodwin ('08)

Elizabeth Goodwin (’08) joins Wake Forest Law as inaugural Employer Relations Coordinator

One of Elizabeth Goodwin’s favorite memories of her time at Wake Forest Law is of the regular Friday night poker games she and her friends used to play. Not because she won a lot of money. In fact, she claims she was a lousy poker player. It’s because of the relationships those games allowed her to build. Continue reading »

Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh writes in The Huffington Post about the greening of American burials

As Jessica Mitford explained in her 1963 blockbuster, The American Way of Death, American funerary and burial practices are incredibly consumptive and expensive. Our strongly entrenched social norm is that the appropriate way to express grief and show love for the deceased is by spending money — on flowers, a viewing, a casket, a vault and a prime burial spot. Our practices are in stark contrast to those in other developed countries that seek to hasten decomposition and minimize the land dedicated for burial purposes. Continue reading »

Kenny Cushing ('15) and his soon-to-be fiance, Erin,  prepare to take off on a flight to Charleston, S.C., on which he proposed. Piloting the plane was Professor Michael Green, who donated the flight to the Annual PILO Auction.

Graduation Profile: Kenny Cushing (’15)

Kenny Cushing (’15), Symposium Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review, has been selected by his third-year classmates to be this year’s Hooding Speaker along with Professor Timothy Davis. Continue reading »

Stephen Frost ('15) and Christopher Barron (00)

Christopher Barron (’00) speaks about diversity and inclusion at 2015 OUTLaw Inaugural Advocacy and Awareness Dinner

OUTLaw, the organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied law students at Wake Forest Law, held its Inaugural Advocacy and Awareness Dinner on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at The Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem as a fundraising event for the group featuring keynote speaker Christopher Barron (’00), Strategic Communications Consultant at McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies and founder of GOProud.  Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons featured on Huffington Post Live regarding Tulsa police culture

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, took part in a Huffington Post Live report titled, “Supervisors Asked To Forge Bates’ Training Records,”  hosted by Nancy Redd on Thursday, April 16. Continue reading »

Matt Cloutier ('17) and Elvira Nunez ('17)

Elvira Nunez (’17) wins 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Elvira Nunez  (’17)  won the 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round held at Wake Forest University School of Law on Friday, April 17. Nunez argued in opposition of Matt Cloutier (’17), who was named runner-up of the competition.  Continue reading »

Four Wake Forest Law professors receive promotions

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77), Professor Laura Graham ('94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Laura Graham (’94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wake Forest University School of Law congratulates Shannon Gilreath, Laura Graham (’94) and Tanya Marsh on their promotions to full professor with tenure and Rebecca Morrow on her promotion to associate professor of law as of July 1, 2015. Continue reading »

Triad Business Journal reports on new Business Law Program launch

Owen Covington of the Triad Business Journal writes about the law school’s new Business Law Program here.

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Liz Vennum ('15) speaks at the Inaugural Advocacy &
Awareness Dinner for Wake Forest OUTLaw in 2015.

Graduation Profile: Liz Vennum (’15)

Liz Vennum (’15) will have left a noticeable mark on Wake Forest Law by the time she graduates this May. A board member of OUTLaw, the American Constitutional Society, and North Carolina Advocates for Justice and Women in Law, Vennum has a long list of accomplishments throughout her three years in law school. Continue reading »

Newest members of Pro Bono Honor Society inducted on Wednesday, April 15

Eighteen new members will be inducted into the Pro Bono Honor Society at a dinner with Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) on Wednesday, April 15, in Reynolda Hall. Each student has logged 50 hours of pro bono work in a single school year or 75 hours over multiple school years. Continue reading »