The National Jurist named Wake Forest Law as one of the best law schools for practical training in February 2015. The grading was based on the number of students who participated in the law school’s growing hands-on learning opportunities including clinics and externships. Clinic students had myriad chances to do just that over the past year from arguing and winning a federal appeal to delivering more than $1,000,000 in value to business and community development in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, area and beyond. At least two clinics secured significant grants to help area children and senior citizens this academic year. Alumni who are interested in working with the clinics, should contact Professor Steve Virgil, who is executive director of experiential education, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336.758.4280. Continue reading »
Members of The Rose Council, Wake Forest Law’s young alumni organization, have been busy working to engage other young alumni over the past year. Continue reading »
Children’s Law Center of North Carolina, home of the Child Advocacy Clinic, to celebrate 10th anniversary Thursday, Sept. 17
The Children’s Law Center of North Carolina will celebrate its 10th anniversary of giving children their say in court on Sept. 17, 2015, with two events. Continue reading »
Mark Filburn (JD ’90) wants what’s best for the Wake Forest University School of Law. Continue reading »
Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) featured in Chronicle of Higher Education regarding her passion for the law and social justice
The Chronicle of Higher Education recently interviewed Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) about leading Wake Forest Law into the future.
The original story by Isaac Stein reads:
Suzanne Reynolds became interim dean of Wake Forest University’s School of Law last year, she hoped a new dean would bring a “fresh set of eyes” to the school where she has taught since 1981, she says. But as she was suggested repeatedly as a candidate, she came to embrace the new possibility. Continue reading »
Paul Wingate (BA ’92) has joined Wake Forest School of Law as the new Assistant Dean for Development. “Paul brings a fascinating background to his development work for the law school,” says Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77). “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to us, and I know from development trips with him in Charlotte and Greensboro that he loves the law school and its alumni.”
Logan Roach (BS ’07) joins Wake Forest University Advancement as development officer for School of Law
Logan Roach (BS ’07) has joined Wake Forest University Advancement as a Development Officer for the School of Law. He began reporting to the North Carolina Major Gifts team on May 18, 2015, and works closely with Assistant Dean for Law Development Paul Wingate and the rest of the law school development team. Continue reading »
On Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, Eleanor Trefzger (’10) and her teammates on the Fort Bragg Women’s Team became the recipients of the Commander’s Cup for winning this year’s Army Ten-Miler Race. The Army Ten-Miler is the second largest 10-mile race in the world, hosting more thank 35,000 participants each year.
Trefzger and the rest of the Fort Bragg Women’s Team received the trophy from General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the United States Army.
She fell in love with the law at church. A small Methodist Church in Davidson County, N.C., to be precise, which found itself smack dab in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement. “When I was 11 years old, our preacher preached every sermon on civil rights issues. It made perfect sense to me. In fact, living in the segregated South, I couldn’t understand why every person of faith wasn’t speaking out about civil rights.” Continue reading »
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.