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Celebrate a very “Wake Forest Wonderland”

In December, we find so many reasons to celebrate with family and friends. Inspired by that spirit, Wake Forest Law students, faculty, and staff joined creative forces to write and produce a special holiday video for the entire Wake Forest community.

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Meet Matt Welch (JD ’19)

Matt Welch (JD ’19) talks about why he chose Wake Forest Law and what the community has meant to him. He also talks about his summer work experiences and interest in patent law.

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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 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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Wake Forest courtroom at NC Business Court dedicated to alumnus, pioneer to state’s judicial independence

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018) — The North Carolina Business Court courtroom at Wake Forest School of Law has been named the Namon Leo Daughtry Courtroom in honor of Namon Leo Daughtry (BA ’62, JD ’65).

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Wake Forest Law Media Roundup for Sept. 7, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for Sept. 7, 2018: Continue reading »