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Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy Holland to kick off Business Law Program’s new Sager Speaker Series on Thursday, April 7

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland will speak at Wake Forest Law at noon on Thursday, April 7, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s new Sager Speaker Series. Professor Omari Simmons will interview Justice Holland in a “Conversation With” style format. Continue reading »

Nidia Mercedes (LLM '15)

Alumni Profile: Nidia Mercedes (LLM ‘15)

When Nidia Mercedes (LLM ‘15) talks about her career path beginning in the Dominican Republic, her passion for law and Wake Forest University shines. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen

Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91) argues in North Carolina Court of Appeals

Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91) argued on Nov. 4 in the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh, in the case of Town of Beech Mountain v. Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. Defendant Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. (Genesis) is a client of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic that Professor Korzen directs. Genesis is a non-profit organization whose mission is to care for injured and orphaned wildlife and to educate the public about wildlife.

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Wake Forest Law graduates achieve highest N.C. bar exam passage rate

Wake Forest Law graduates achieved the highest bar exam passage rate of all seven North Carolina law schools with 82.86 percent for the July 2015 exam. The following story, “Wake Forest tops bar pass rates,” was originally published by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly on Nov. 5, 2015. Read the original story here.

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Amber Kirby Talley (JD '10) poses on the Wake Forest Quad in spring of 2010.

Amber Kirby Talley (JD ’10) profiled in the Washington Examiner

Amber Kirby Talley (JD ’10) was profiled in the Washington Examiner on Nov. 2. In the article, Talley discusses how she became interested in law and the steps she took to land her job in U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s office. Read the original article here.

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Jonathan Kreider (JD '08)

Rose Council member Jonathan Kreider (JD ’08) appointed as District Court Judge

Jonathan Krieder (JD ’08) was appointed to be the new District Court Judge of the 18th Judicial District of N.C., serving Guilford County by Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday, Oct. 23 according to the High Point Enterprise article.

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Wake Forest Law hosts ‘Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law’ on Thursday, Oct. 22

About 30 women attended Wake Forest Law’s “Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law” training on Oct. 22 presented by Women in Law, the Office of Career & Professional Development and the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association in the Worrell Professional Center. The session was held as part of the second annual All-Law School Alumni Weekend (LAW). Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law hosts ABA program ‘Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law’ on Thursday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law’s Women in Law, the Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) and the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association will present “Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law” from 3 to 5 p.m on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1101. Catharine Arrowood (JD ’73), former president of the North Carolina Bar Association, and the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) will help lead the training. Registration for the training, which is free and open to current students and alumni, is available here.

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Zhen (Katie) Feng (LLM '02)

Zhen (Katie) Feng (LLM ’02) serves as first LL.M. alumni on Law Board of Visitors

Zhen (Katie) Feng (LLM ’02) visited Wake Forest Law this spring, the second time she has returned to campus from her home in Shanghai since graduation. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law graduates top overall North Carolina bar exam passage rate

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 83 percent among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2015. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 58 percent, according to the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners.

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