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Meet Benny Enemchukwu (JD ’20)

Benny Enemchukwu (JD ’20) had two internships his 1L summer —  one with the Forsyth County Public Defender’s Office, and a second position with the City of Winston-Salem City Attorney’s Office.

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Meet Matt Welch (JD ’19)

Matt Welch (JD ’19) was a summer associate at three different law firms during his 2L summer — one at Dority & Manning, P.A. in Greenville, South Carolina, another with Baker Botts LLP in Washington, D.C., and one additional position with Hogan Lovells in Houston, Texas.

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Meet Jasmine Burgess (JD ’19)

Jasmine Burgess (JD ’19) spent her 2L summer as a legal intern at the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office. Her 1L summer experience was with the Guilford County District Attorney’s Office.

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Meet Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19)

Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19) spent her 2L summer as a legal intern at the New York County Defender Services. During her 1L summer, Mejias was an intern with the New York Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Practice.

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Meet Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19)

Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19) had two summer internships in intellectual property his 2L summer — one at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in Atlanta, Georgia, and another at McDermott Will & Emery in Washington, D.C. He was introduced to intellectual property law practice during his 1L summer at Dority & Manning in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Meet Ashley Collette (JD ’19)

Ashley Collette (JD ’19) spent her 1L summer with the Wake Forest D.C. Summer Judicial Externship program. During her 2L summer, she was a policy clerk with the National Center for Lesbian Rights in Washington, D.C.

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Meet Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20)

Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20) spent her 1L summer as a summer associate with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in New York City. As an environmental studies major, Kacsur wants to translate scientific findings and progress into meaningful change via the law.

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WFU Law School declared best in nation for trial advocacy

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Oct. 31, 2018) — For the first time in history, Wake Forest School of Law won the 2018 National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) Tournament of Champions (TOC). The winning team of third-year students, which was coached by Wake Forest alumnus Mark Boynton, included Ashley DiMuzio, Mark Parent, Tracea Rice, and Virginia Stanton.

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Hate Crime Laws: Wake Forest expert available

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Oct. 29, 2018) — Wake Forest School of Law professor Kami Chavis, a renowned expert on hate crimes, criminal procedure, and policing, is available to discuss hate crime prosecution following the targeted attacks against African-Americans in Louisville, Kentucky and Jewish Americans in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Winners of 2018 Transactional Law Competition announced

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Oct. 23, 2018) — The Wake Forest Transactional Law Board named Rainsford Reel (JD ’20), Brandon LaRose (JD ’20), and Thomas Cain (JD ’20) overall team champions of the 2018 Transactional Law Competition.

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