C. Mark Wiley (’85, JD ’88) is an attorney and Vice Chairman with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP in the firm’s Winston-Salem, N.C. office. Wiley is no stranger to the area as a Double Deacon. His practices include healthcare transactions, tax law, and timberland resources. He helps companies plan efficient tax structures, and also works with clients to resolve tax controversies. In addition, Mark helps hospitals and physician groups form joint ventures. He received his Bar Admission to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011 and worked on the U.S. Supreme Court case United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, argued on January 17, 2012.
Judge Marty McGee (’95) discusses experience in U.S. Supreme Court cases Shaw v. Hunt and Shaw v. Cromartie
Richard Dietz (’02) stood before the court, mere feet from the Chief Justice. Like any good lawyer — great, even — he was a virtual expert on the respective issue. He believed in his argument, confident he could tilt opinion in his favor. Continue reading »
R. Gene Braswell (’70) is retired attorney that worked in private practice with Henson P. Barnes, a partnership among seven attorneys. Braswell successfully practiced civil and criminal law in Goldsboro, N.C. for his entire career. One of two highlights of his career occurred In 1979, when Mr. Braswell appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue the case North Carolina v. Butler (No.78-354). Braswell was appointed by the court to argue for Willie Thomas Butler, a man who had made statements incriminating himself after being read his Miranda rights. After he was convicted in the case, he appealed to have those statements removed, claiming that he had not officially waived his right to legal counsel at the time that those statements were made. Continue reading »
All Wake Forest Law School alumni are invited to participate in the school’s first-ever Law Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, 2014.
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A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water. Continue reading »
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 »
Fundraising can be done anywhere. So what drew new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt to Wake Forest Law? Continue reading »
Wake Forest Law faculty members have recently published a number of scholarly books or have a book forthcoming on a variety of topics ranging from animal cruelty to racial prejudice. Continue reading »
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 »