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Meet Tyler Potts (JD ’19)

Tyler Potts (JD ’19) talks about his summer position at the Conserving Carolina and his decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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NCBA recognizes four Wake Forest Law alumni with 2018 Citizen Lawyer Awards

Four Wake Forest Law alumni are among the 11th class of Citizen Lawyer Award recipients who were recognized at the 2018 North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Annual Meeting held June 21-24 at the Wilmington Convention Center. Presentation of the awards took place on Thursday, June 21, at the new Annual Meeting Awards Dinner.

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Meet Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20)

Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20) talks about her summer position at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Professor Laura Graham (JD ’94) publishes ‘Hang In There!’ in AALS monthly publication

Professor Laura Graham (JD ’94), director of the Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research program at Wake Forest Law, authored “Hang in there!” in her latest contribution to the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research newsletter. The original article follows.

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Meet Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19)

Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19) talks about his summer positions in intellectual property law and his decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Hailey Cleek (JD/MA Bioethics ’19)

Hailey Cleek (JD/MA Bioethics ’19) talks about her summer position at the U.S. Department of Justice and her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’06) receives national AILA award for mentoring immigration lawyers

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)  will recognize Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’06) of Wilmington, North Carolina, with the national 2018 Sam Williamson Mentor Award for her outstanding efforts and excellent counsel to immigration attorneys. The award, in particular, recognizes her work with helping human trafficking survivors and teaching other lawyers about complex creative business immigration options. Continue reading »

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U.N. Special Rapporteur and Professor John Knox calls for recognition of the human right to a healthy environment

Over the past six years, Professor John Knox has traveled thousands of miles, journeying to places such as Madagascar, Mongolia, and Uruguay, all for the sake of an idea.

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Media Roundup for the week May 25, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 25, 2018: Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law celebrates Class of 2018 at 44th annual Hooding Ceremony, graduates first online-only MSL class

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates during its 44th annual hooding ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel, including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.

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