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JBIPL needs your vote in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) is currently leading in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest for 2015 in the Education category and it needs your vote to to stay on top for the win.

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Washington, D.C., Summer Judicial Externship provides students unique clerkship experiences

When Professor Abigail Perdue joined the faculty in 2012, she dreamed of establishing a unique summer program that would enable Wake Forest Law students to spend the summer externing at some of the most prestigious courts in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project partners with Samaritan Ministries to offer Expungement Clinics

The Pro Bono Project will begin hosting Expungement Clinics each month for clients of Samaritan Ministries in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Samaritan’s Ministries is a non-profit that is part 90-day homeless shelter, part food bank and part year-long rehabilitation program for older adults. Continue reading »

Zhen (Katie) Feng (LLM '02)

Zhen (Katie) Feng (LLM ’02) serves as first LL.M. alumni on Law Board of Visitors

Zhen (Katie) Feng (LLM ’02) visited Wake Forest Law this spring, the second time she has returned to campus from her home in Shanghai since graduation. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) addresses students and guests on Constitution Day

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) addressed students and guests at noon on Constitution Day, Thursday, Sept. 17, at Wake Forest University School of Law in a lecture titled, “Does the Constitution Deserve Our Fidelity: Lessons on Equality and Liberty.” Continue reading »

Kaitlin Price (JD ‘16), Mackenzie Salenger (JD ’16) argue in Fourth Circuit for Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Both Kaitlin Price (JD ’16) and Mackenzie Salenger (JD ’16) argued on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Price and Salenger argued on behalf of the clinic’s client Kent Stahle in the case of Stahle v. CTS Corporation. The three-judge panel that heard the argument consisted of Judge James Wynn of North Carolina, Judge Henry Floyd of South Carolina and Judge Stephanie Thacker of West Virginia. Continue reading »

Women Judges Forum co-sponsored by NCAWA and Women in Law set for Tuesday, Sept. 22

Each year the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA) hosts a set of forums by women judges at North Carolina’s seven law schools. The NCAWA’s Women Judges Forum at Wake Forest Law is set for Tuesday, Sept. 22, prior to the North Carolina Court of Appeals session at 3 p.m. Continue reading »

Professor Jonathan Cardi

Professor Jonathan Cardi collaborates with career navigation platform to launch Legal Skills Assessment and Portfolio for law students, alumni and employers

Wake Forest Law is committed to providing its students and alumni with the highest level of support in the career preparation process. To that end, the law school has collaborated with the career navigation platform company, Virgil, to develop the Legal Skills Assessment & Portfolio (LSAP) for law students and alumni. Virgil is a New York-based technology company that has developed an unparalleled career navigation experience on both web and native mobile environments, according to its CEO and founder, Ron Mitchell. Associate Dean for Research and Development Jonathan Cardi and Virgil’s, Ron Mitchell, will present the platform and a brief training demonstration to faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at noon in Room 1312 of Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Law students participating in the Pro Bono Project's Teen Drug Court pose with the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (JD '91)

District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) named law school’s first Pro Bono Coordinator

Forsyth County District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) is a native of Winston-Salem and considers herself a hometown girl.  She is familiar with outreach needs in the community and utilizes these programs and opportunities in her role as District Court judge. As a judge since 2002, Hartsfield must find alternatives to incarceration particularly in the juvenile arena. “Dispositional alternatives are essential in juvenile matters, and in criminal cases involving defendants younger than 18,” she says. “Part of my job is to be able to practice restorative justice instead of criminal justice.  It also allows me to see what people need to improve their lives.”

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Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall quoted in New York Times about how difficult it is to start a new competitive insurance company

Professor Mark Hall is quoted in the article, “Tough Going for Health Co-ops,” published in the New York Times on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, about how difficult it is to start a new insurance company that is competitive. Hall, who is the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is the Fred D. & Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law at Wake Forest University. Continue reading »