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Stephanie Beale (JD '13)

Stephanie Beale (JD ’13) finds work/life balance in Pacific Northwest

Stephanie Beale (JD ’13) didn’t know anyone in Portland, Oregon, when she began interviewing with Pite Duncan LLP. Before attending Wake Forest Law, the Mississippi native had never lived in a city larger than Winston-Salem, North Carolina. But that didn’t stop her from taking a chance.

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Alumni, professors featured in Law School Transparency series ‘Women in the Law’

Wake Forest Law, along with the university’s Office of the Provost, the Wake Graduate Women in Business (WGWIB),  the Pro Humanitate Institute, the Anna Julia Cooper Center and the Women’s Center. has sponsored the first podcast and roundtable discussion about sexism in the legal profession for the new Law School Transparency (LST) series, “Women in the Law.” You can listen to the podcast and the subsequent roundtable discussion here: http://www.lstradio.com/women/?theme=sexism

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Fall of Berlin

Scott Weltz (JD ’94) witnesses history and the end of an era

Scott Weltz (JD ’94) shares his memories as a Russian interpreter in East Germany during a pivotal moment in history. The original story, “The fall of the Berlin Wall” was written by Kerry M. King (BA ’85) and was published in Wake Forest Magazine on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Allan Head ('69)

Allan Head (JD ’69) featured as Tar Heel of the Week

Allan Head (JD ’69) was featured as Tar Heel of the Week in the following Raleigh News and Observer story published here on Nov. 5, 2016.

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Photo courtesy of Harold Eustache, Jr. (JD '14) https://twitter.com/haroldeustache

Forsyth County Assistant District Attorney Harold Eustache Jr. (JD ’14) assigned to county’s new veterans treatment court

Harold Eustache Jr. (JD ’14), assistant Forsyth County district attorney, has been assigned to the county’s new veterans treatment court which opens later this month.  Eustache will work with Casey Shillito, an assistant public defender. Both men are military veterans.

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Brother and sister Marshall and Gracie Eudy (photo courtesy of Marshall Eudy)

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11) profiled in Austin American-Statesman about relationship with sister and involvement with Down syndrome association

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11), corporate counsel of Mood Media, was profiled in the following Austin American-Statesman article, “Marshall Eudy and the making of a perfect family,” published on Oct. 5, 2016.  The article details his relationship with his beloved sister Gracie, who was born with Down syndrome; his involvement with Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and more.

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Eric Iskra (JD '94)  (photo courtesy of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC Law Firm)

Eric Iskra (JD ’94) elected to ABA’s Council of the Labor and Employment Law section

Eric Iskra (JD ’94) was elected to the Council of the Labor and Employment Law section of the American Bar Association (ABA) in September 2016.

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Lisa Dubs (JD '94) (photo courtesy of CDPL)

Lisa Dubs (JD ’87) receives 2016 J. Kirk Osborn Award for outstanding death penalty defense

Lisa Dubs (JD ’87) won the Center for Death Penalty Litigation’s (CDPL) 2016 J. Kirk Osborn Award on Oct. 6, 2016.  Dubs was recognized for her outstanding defense work on behalf of indigent clients facing the death penalty.  Dubs is renowned for protecting clients from conviction and securing life sentences in challenging capital cases, according to the CDPL website.

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Matthew Bryant (JD ’95) featured in Winston-Salem Journal story ‘Forsyth judge to state: Start paying Winston-Salem beltway landowners’

Matthew Bryant (JD ’95) is featured in the following Winston-Salem Journal story, “Forsyth judge to state: Start paying Winston-Salem beltway landowners,” written by Wesley Young and published on Oct. 3, 2016.

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Wendsler Nosie of the San Carlos Apache Tribe discusses  "Protecting Native American Cultural Sites: Defending Sacred Land at Oak Flats, Arizona, and Water at Standing Rock - the Struggle Against Corporate Mining, an Oil Pipeline and the U.S. Congress" in the class of David Smith (JD '84) on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Adjunct Professor David Smith (JD ’84) hosts former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe Council to discuss mining protests

Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84), who teaches Federal Indian Law, had Wendsler Nosie, a member and a former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe Council in Arizona, speak to his class on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. The event was co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Department for the Study of Religions.

Nosie’s presentation is featured in the following story, “Apache protesters against mining operations willing to die for their cause, their leader says,”written by John Hinton and originally published in The Winston-Salem Journal.  It was reposted on Penchanga.com.

Smith is one of the foremost litigators in matters concerning Native American rights. He serves as Class Counsel in the representation of approximately 500,000 Native Americans in Cobell v. Jewell, a class action against the United States arising out of the mismanagement of the individual Indian Trust, which resulted in the largest class action settlement against the federal government. He also served as lead counsel in the case of Alabama v. PCI Gaming Authoritywhich successfully defended the Poarch Band of Creek Indians from efforts by the state to subject tribal lands to state authority. He speaks and writes frequently on federal Indian policy and has taught at Notre Dame University School of Law and Washington & Lee School of Law. He practices in the Washington, D.C., office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP and lives in Easton, Maryland, with his wife Jana, a successful lawyer and musician.

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