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Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell ('90)

Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell (’90) team up each spring to teach ‘Suing the Government’

When Professor Wilson Parker approached Dean Blake Morant in 2009 about teaching a new “capstone” course with one of his former law students, Parker said the Dean was visibly concerned when he heard the name of the course. Continue reading »

Joy Truluck Scheidt, Assistant Director of Development

Wake Forest Law’s new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt connects with alumni

Fundraising can be done anywhere. So what drew new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt to Wake Forest Law? Continue reading »

Kate Barber (’00) and Trent Jernigan (’00) engage in law of attraction

Kate Barber (’00) and Trent Jernigan (’00) were both attracted to Wake Forest Law for its small class sizes and passion among students and faculty. Continue reading »

Family memorializes James C. Berkowitz through Stanley Moot Court Competition best oralist award

In the fall of 1984, Jim Berkowitz was a promising Wake Forest Law student who was in the Washington, D.C., area interviewing for summer associate positions when he got word that he had made it to the quarter final rounds of the Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Faculty Profile: Mark Hall

If you haven’t seen Mark Hall’s name in print or online, heard his voice on the radio or seen his face on television in the past year, you probably haven’t been paying close attention to the health-care reform debate. Continue reading »

Professor Chris Coughlin

Faculty Profile: Chris Coughlin (’90)

The first time Chris Nero Coughlin (’90) stepped into the classroom as a professor she felt like she was home. Continue reading »

Dean Blake Morant poses with Paul Lancaster Adams ('93) after Adams spoke to students as part of the law school's professionalism speaker series.

Paul Lancaster Adams (’93) isn’t afraid to take chances

Paul Lancaster Adams (’93) says one of the interesting things about being at Microsoft is working with such remarkably smart and talented people.  Continue reading »


Students, alumni benefit from mentoring program

Second- and third-year law students and their alumni mentors give high marks to the mentoring program Wake Forest University School of Law launched in August 2008.

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Alumni Profile: Rev. Susan Sparks (’87)

Susan Sparks (JD ’87) may be the only female standup comedian in the nation who serves as senior minister of a church. Add in her career as a trial lawyer and a country singer and you have the dynamic leader of the Madison Avenue Baptist Church in New York City. Continue reading »

Faculty Profile: Tom Roberts

After 33 years of teaching property law, Professor Tom Roberts retired in June. A nationally recognized authority on land use law, Roberts possesses a particular expertise in constitutional property rights litigation. He is co-author of the leading case book on Land Use law, used in more than 100 law schools across the country, as well as a treatise on the same subject. Continue reading »