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Dean Emeritus Robert Walsh awarded national ABA award

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Robert K. Walsh of the Wake Forest University School of Law was awarded the Robert J. Kutak Award over the weekend at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Continue reading »

Allan Head (’69) receives Bolton Award from NABE

Allan B. Head, executive director of the North Carolina Bar Association since 1981, has received the Bolton Award, the highest honor bestowed by the National Association of Bar Executives. Continue reading »

Professor Carol Anderson

Professor Carol Anderson named an American Bar Association Fellow

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Carol Anderson has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Association. Membership in The Fellows is a great honor limited to one-third of 1 percent of the lawyers in America. Continue reading »

WFUBMC Pathology Residents and Fellows Collaborate with WFU Law Students in Advanced Trial Practice and Litigation Clinic

Dr. Donald R. Jason is a forensic pathologist who has taught anatomic pathology at WFUBMC since 1992.  He also has a law degree from St. John’s University.  Dr. Jason directs the Forensic Pathology Fellowship Program at the Wake Forest University medical school.  Many of his students become medical examiners, which means they will almost inevitably be called to testify at trial.  Dr. Jason wanted to forge a relationship with the law school so his students could practice giving expert testimony.  He contacted Professor Carol Anderson, director of the Trial Practice and Litigation Clinic, and a natural collaboration was born. Continue reading »

First-year law students take top honors in school-wide pro bono competition

Students in the Wake Forest University School of Law have always given back to their communities. This year, the school inaugurated a new opportunity for that giving: the school-wide Pro Bono Project.

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Community Law and Business Clinic offers ‘Ask A Lawyer Day’ on June 15

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Community Law and Business Clinic will hold “Ask A Lawyer Day” on Tuesday, June 15, from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Laura Dildine

Former teacher helps build local charter school’s library book by book

Laura Dildine loved the classroom. She spent six years in one, teaching high school in Forsyth County. But when she started to see her enthusiasm outgrowing the traditional public school setting, she left teaching and began pursuing a law degree. Continue reading »

Will Morgan (’10) makes history in front of the N.C. Industrial Commission

Will Morgan (’10) made history on Thursday, May 6, in Raleigh with his argument before the “Full Commission” of the North Carolina Industrial Commission.

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Elder Law Clinic students learn real-life lessons from client cases

A group of versatile students took on some challenging cases during this semester’s Elder Law Clinic and proved again that Wake Forest University’s law students are bright, caring, and committed. They were undaunted by complex Medicaid rules or tricky family dynamics. The students figured out how to modify their interviewing styles depending on a client’s level of capacity or education. They drafted and redrafted, asked questions, researched the law, and gathered facts.

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Dean Blake Morant gives commencement address at Pepperdine University School of Law

Wake Forest University School of Law Dean Blake Morant has been invited to give the commencement address at the Pepperdine University School of Law on May 21, 2010.

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