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Working for the Common Good: Daniel Murdock (’11)

Daniel Murdock attended high school in Redmond, Wash., and graduated with a bachelor’s degree with distinction in political science from the University of Washington in Seattle. Continue reading »

Public Interest Retreat featuring alumni postponed to April 9-10

The Wake Forest University School of Law will host a Public Interest Retreat, April 9-10, in the Worrell Professional Center. The event has been postponed from the weekend of Feb. 12-13 due to the inability of some panelists to travel in inclement weather.

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Alumni win $3.4 billion settlement in class action suit against the federal government for American Indians

A graduate of the Wake Forest School of Law has played an integral role in what would be one of the largest class-action victories against the federal government in U.S. history. The American Indian Plaintiffs on Tuesday, Dec. 8, announced a settlement in the case of Cobell v. Salazar, which was filed in 1996 and alleged the government mismanaged the individual Indian trust.

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Kimberly Stevens (’92) receives third annual Kirk Osborn Award

Kimberly C. Stevens (’92), who is an adjunct Trial Practice professor and AAJ Trial Team coach at the Wake Forest University School of Law, is the 2009 recipient of the Kirk Osborn Award, which is given by the Fair Trial Initiative (FTI).

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At 94, Fred Williams (’40) continues to remain linked to Wake Forest Law

(Editor’s Note: Fred Williams died on March 16, 2015, a month shy of his 100th birthday.)

At 94, Fred Williams (’38, JD ’40) continues to remain linked to Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »

Shaka Mitchell finds lasting meaning in law school motto “Pro Iustitia”

Shaka Mitchell (’04) was attracted to the Wake Forest University School of Law for many reasons, not the least of which were the small classes and the relationships students develop with professors. Continue reading »

Alumni Profile: David Smith (’09)

It would take some time, not to mention a good portion of this space, to list the awards, accolades and accomplishments collected by David C. Smith (’84), a partner at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP. Continue reading »

Student View: Michael Miller (’09)

Public service has long been an integral part of the legal profession. Many firms and bar associations encourage and even require attorneys to participate in pro bono publico work. The University’s motto, Pro Humanitate, guides many of the activities that exist at Wake Law. Continue reading »

Student View: Monica Julian (’09)

The sound of Dana shrieking with excitement as my name was called during the Wake Law hooding ceremony still resonates in my mind. It always will. Just three years ago, I didn’t know Dana, and she didn’t know me. Continue reading »

Pro Humanitate at work: Students and faculty put the University’s motto into action

Laura Dildine (’10), Wendy Parker and Grant Eskelsen (’11) are making a difference. Dildine is participating in a variety of pro bono and volunteer activities that include working with convicted felons as well as helping to start a school library. Continue reading »