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NCBA Executive Director Allan Head (’66,’69) honored with Iredell Award

Allan Head (’69), executive director of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), was presented the James Iredell Award on Wednesday, March 18, by Campbell Law School’s Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) law fraternity. Continue reading »

Nathan Harrill (’14), Bethany Corbin (’14), and Justin Jenkins (’14)

Bethany Corbin (’14) to present at Pan-European Conference on International Relations in September in Sicily, Italy

Bethany Corbin (’14) will present her paper, “Love Is A Battlefield: Honor Killing as a Construction of Gendered and Geographic Violence in Europe and the Middle East,” at the ninth Pan-European Conference on International Relations on Sept. 23-26, 2015, in Sicily, Italy. The theme of the Pan-European Conference is “The Worlds of Violence.”

Jo Ellen ‘Jodie’ Jordan (JD/MBA ’97), discusses education, career with CBS Baltimore

Jo Ellan ‘Jodie’ Jordan is a transactional attorney with the Baltimore law firm of Fedder and Garten, whose practice focuses on corporate transactions, real estate transactions, leasing and employment law matters. In a recent interview with CBS Baltimore, she talked about what inspired her to become an attorney and offered advice for others considering going into law. Read the original interview here. Continue reading »

Fred Williams ('38, '40)

A celebration of the life of Fred Williams (’38, ‘JD ’40) planned for Friday, March 20

Longtime Wake Forest Law supporter and life member of the law school’s Board of Visitors Fred Williams Sr. (BS ’38, JD ’40) died on March 16, 2015, in Greensboro. A celebration of his life is planned for 11 a.m. on Friday, March 20, at First Baptist Church, Greensboro. The family will visit with friends in the church atrium following service. The family will also visit with friends 4-6 p.m. on Friday at Well Spring in Greensboro. Continue reading »
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg meets with Wake Forest Law alumni following their SCOTUS swearing-in ceremony on March 9.

U.S. Supreme Court bar swearing-in ceremony a family affair for alumni

It is silent, save for the tick tock of the clock that hangs above the imposing bench and the shuffling feet of visitors as they are led into the courtroom. Marble columns and thick, red velvet curtains line the room that is surprisingly small considering the enormity of the decisions that are rendered here. Continue reading »

Chad Warpula (’98) and Kevin Christmas (’03) featured in Charlotte Chamber article for joining Troutman Sanders

Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that the firm has expanded its corporate practice in Charlotte with the addition of an experienced team of lawyers. Chad Warpula (’98) and Kevin Christmas (’03), both partners, as well as Brandon Woods and Chris Hartsfield, have joined Troutman Sanders from K&L Gates.

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Federal Tax expert and Law Professor Brant Hellwig (’94, ’97)

Federal Tax expert and Law Professor Brant Hellwig (’94, ’97) named dean of Washington and Lee University School of Law

Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio has announced the appointment of Brant Hellwig, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and an expert in the field of federal taxation, as dean of the W&L School of Law, effective July 1, 2015, according to a university press release.

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Thomas Sager (’76) to receive Legacy Award from Lawyers of Color on Wednesday, March 18

Wake Forest Law General Counsel Board Member Thomas Sager (’76) has been chosen to receive the Legacy Award at the Lawyers of Color reception on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, in Washington, D.C. A Ballard Spahr partner and former DuPont Co. general counsel, Sager will receive the Legacy Award for his exceptional career and tireless effort to advance diversity in the legal profession, according to organizers.

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United States Supreme Court

Six Rose Council members among alumni to be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9

Six Rose Council members and two parents of Wake Forest Law graduates are among the 23 alumni who will be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9, 2015.

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Professor Don Castleman

PILO Golf Tournament fundraiser set for Saturday, April 18, will honor Professor Don Castleman

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) will host its first fundraiser golf tournament on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Continue reading »