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WFU Law to host multiple N.C. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses in 2019

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 17, 2018) — Wake Forest School of Law will host multiple Continuing Legal Education (CLE) opportunities throughout the state of North Carolina during the spring of 2019.

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Professor Emeritus Charley Rose to receive Medallion of Merit

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 14, 2019) — Wake Forest University will award Professor Emeritus Charley Rose with the Medallion of Merit at the 2019 Founder’s Day Convocation. The award, which is the University’s highest honor, will recognize his achievements and contributions as a teacher, mentor, and colleague to the law school and greater university.

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Celebrate a very “Wake Forest Wonderland”

In December, we find so many reasons to celebrate with family and friends. Inspired by that spirit, Wake Forest Law students, faculty, and staff joined creative forces to write and produce a special holiday video for the entire Wake Forest community.

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Meet Benny Enemchukwu (JD ’20)

Benny Enemchukwu (JD ’20) had two internships his 1L summer —  one with the Forsyth County Public Defender’s Office, and a second position with the City of Winston-Salem City Attorney’s Office.

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Meet Matt Welch (JD ’19)

Matt Welch (JD ’19) was a summer associate at three different law firms during his 2L summer — one at Dority & Manning, P.A. in Greenville, South Carolina, another with Baker Botts LLP in Washington, D.C., and one additional position with Hogan Lovells in Houston, Texas.

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Meet Jasmine Burgess (JD ’19)

Jasmine Burgess (JD ’19) spent her 2L summer as a legal intern at the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office. Her 1L summer experience was with the Guilford County District Attorney’s Office.

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Meet Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19)

Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19) spent her 2L summer as a legal intern at the New York County Defender Services. During her 1L summer, Mejias was an intern with the New York Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Practice.

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Meet Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19)

Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19) had two summer internships in intellectual property his 2L summer — one at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in Atlanta, Georgia, and another at McDermott Will & Emery in Washington, D.C. He was introduced to intellectual property law practice during his 1L summer at Dority & Manning in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Meet Ashley Collette (JD ’19)

Ashley Collette (JD ’19) spent her 1L summer with the Wake Forest D.C. Summer Judicial Externship program. During her 2L summer, she was a policy clerk with the National Center for Lesbian Rights in Washington, D.C.

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Meet Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20)

Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20) spent her 1L summer as a summer associate with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in New York City. As an environmental studies major, Kacsur wants to translate scientific findings and progress into meaningful change via the law.

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