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Francie Scott (JD ’04) named Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development

Francie Scott (JD ’04) has been promoted to fill the new position of Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development. Scott was named interim director of the Office of Career and Professional Development in the May following the departure of Kim Fields, who served as director of the department for 16 years and resigned to spend more time with her family. Continue reading »

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Funeral service for Dean Emeritus John D. Scarlett set for Monday, July 17

Dean Emeritus and retired Professor of Law John “Don” Scarlett, 93, died on July 10, 2017, after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 17, at First Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

Dean Scarlett joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1955, one year prior to the college’s historic move to Winston-Salem. A teacher of Torts, Constitutional Law, and International Law, Dean Scarlett was one of nine faculty members at the law school under the leadership of Dean Carroll Weathers (BA ‘22, JD ‘23).

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Wake Forest Law students, faculty and staff help host NCBA third annual minority pre-law conference

Jason Chung (JD ‘17) and Briana O’Neil (JD ‘18) joined with students from other North Carolina universities on March 18, 2017,  to offer perspectives on their legal education during a program designed to help minority students who may be considering law school.

Wake Forest Law hosted the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession Committee, which presented its Third Annual Minority Pre-Law Conference, “Putting the Pieces Together: Is Law School the Right Fit?”

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Former Associate Dean and Library Director Marian F. Parker (JD ’78) remembered

A graveside memorial service celebrating the life of former Wake Forest Law Associate Dean Marian F. Parker (JD ’78) will be held at 11 a.m. March 17, 2017, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Details can be found on the Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home website.

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Sign up today for free webinars available for professionals working in health law and policy, human resources on March 23, April 4

Need to learn more about what’s new in telehealth or what HR professionals can expect under the Trump Administration?

Wake Forest Law’s online only Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate program is offering two free, lunchtime webinars on March 23 and April 4 for professionals working in health law and policy and human resources.

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Trip Coyne (JD ’05) writes about new North Carolina Business Court in National Law Review, JD Supra

Trip Coyne (JD ’05) of Ward and Smith, P.A.wrote the following story, “The North Carolina Business Court Evolves,”  which was published by JD Supra on Feb. 28, 2017, as well as The National Law Review.

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Photo of Stephanie Jackson (JD '17) (left) and Sarah Saint (JD '17) as they pose during the Women's March on Washington, D.C.

Wake Forest Law students, faculty and staff participate in Women’s March

A number of Wake Forest Law students, faculty, staff and alumni exercised their right to protest during the Women’s March held on Saturday, Jan. 21, in Washington, D.C., and other cities across the United States.

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Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series hosts Sashi Brown of the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, Feb. 23

Sashi Brown, executive vice president of football operations for the Cleveland Browns, will speak at noon on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series.

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Newest North Carolina Business Court dedication set for Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Wake Forest Law

A formal dedication of the newest North Carolina Business Court, which makes its home in the Wake Forest University School of Law, will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, followed by a reception in the Law Commons of the Worrell Professional Center on the Reynolda Campus.

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Wake Forest University celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with community events

Wake Forest University will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a number of events, including the 17th annual Wake Forest and Winston-Salem State universities’ celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at the K.R. Williams Auditorium at Winston-Salem State University.

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