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National Moot Court Team finishes among nation’s Sweet Sixteen

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019) — The National Moot Court Team upheld Wake Forest Law’s historical tradition of competitive excellence at the 2019 National Moot Court Competition by advancing and placing among the nation’s top sixteen teams. The team of third-year students, which was coached by Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91), included Shawna Abbatiello, Ashley Bouchez, and Jonathan Patton.

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Federal Appeals Judge Jimmie Reyna joins ‘Conversation With’ series on Feb. 12

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019) — Wake Forest School of Law’s “Conversation With” series will host Judge Jimmie V. Reyna at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in room 1312 in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Environmental Law expert Scott Schang joins WFU Law

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 4, 2019) — Scott Schang, senior director of corporate engagement at Landesa, will join Wake Forest School of Law as professor of practice of environmental law beginning July 1, 2019.

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Meet Virginia Stanton (JD ’19)

Virginia Stanton (JD ’19) is pursuing a career in military law and litigation — a combination inspired by her 2L summer experiences as a second lieutenant and intern with the Marine Corps Trial Counsel. Continue reading »

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Meet Matthew Hooker (JD ’20)

Matthew Hooker (JD ’20) is exploring opportunities in civil litigation, so he can advocate for clients while also exercising his passion for research and writing. During his 1L summer, he interned with Womble Bond Dickinson, where he was able to contribute to a wide variety of practice groups.

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Meet Agustin Martinez (JD ’20)

Agustin Martinez (JD ’20) experienced the power of the Wake Forest alumni network during his 1L summer. In addition to connecting with alumni in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he was able to spend his summer gaining experience in employment law as an intern with Ogletree Deakins and Supervalu Inc.

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Meet Corri Hopkins (JD ’19)

Corri Hopkins (JD ’19) is pursuing a career in business litigation, so she can use the power of strategy and creativity to help those in need. In addition to her service as president of OUTLaw and the Environmental Law Society, Hopkins has supported faculty as a teaching assistant.

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Kami Chavis to discuss current state of hate crimes legislation at national symposium

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019) — Hate crime expert Kami Chavis will participate in the panel discussion, “Comprehensive Legislation & Legislative Gaps,” at the Raising Awareness and Effective Collaborative Approaches to Address Hate Crimes Symposium in Los Angeles, California, beginning Tuesday, January 29.

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Professor Mark Hall to lead American Law Institute project on medical liability

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019) — Mark Hall, a professor with Wake Forest School of Law and Wake Forest School of Medicine, has been named lead reporter of the medical liability sections of the Restatement Third of Torts, by the American Law Institute (ALI).

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Professor John Knox to receive the 2019 Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019) — John Knox, professor of international law and former Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights and the environment, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award.

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