Our People

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Meet Megan Abney (JD ’23)

Megan Abney’s (JD ’23) experience as a foster parent and teacher solidified her desire to become a child advocacy attorney, beginning with her current training to become a court-appointed advocate for children.

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Meet Maryclaire Farrington (JD ’23)

Maryclaire Farrington’s (JD ’23) experience working with an attorney inspired her to pursue law school so she could provide future clients a voice and a change for the better.

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Meet Karen Surian (JD ’23)

Karen Surian’s (JD ’23) personal experiences with immigration law inspire her and drive her to enact change in the legal world on behalf of minorities and women.

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Meet Kaleb Liam Geisler-Zukaitis (JD ’23)

For Kaleb Liam Geisler-Zukaitis (JD ’23), a visit to a correctional facility solidified his desire to become an advocate for the underprivileged. Now he uses his spare time to contribute to the Wake Forest Pro Bono Project’s Expungement Clinics and Prison Letters Project.

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Meet Julian E. Wooten (JD ’23)

As he was conducting research for a PhD in Business Administration, Julian Wooten (JD ’23) developed a passion for law in the technology industry – a passion that inspired him to apply to law school.

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Meet Carlo Ballesteros-Flores (BA ’18, JD ’23)

Carlo Ballesteros-Flores’ (BA ’18, JD ’23) passion for law came from his grandfather’s work as a federal magistrate judge. His own mock trial success and his job as an English as a Second Language (ESL) tutor furthered his interest in law. After working as an office assistant for a law firm, Ballesteros-Flores felt prepared for the rigors of law school.

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Meet Joshua Durham (JD ’23)

Joshua Durham’s (JD ’23) senior thesis and gap year work experience solidified his decision to attend law school, allowing him to build and strengthen his community at Wake Forest Law.

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The guardian of Worrell Professional Center

When the pandemic sent the Wake Forest Law community home over spring break and then the rest of the semester, one member of our group stayed behind.

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Meet Sophie Robart (JD ’20)

Sophie Robart (JD ’20) interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts in the Economic Crimes Unit and the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section (CEOS) in Washington D.C. Both of these experiences reinforced her passion for criminal law.

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Wake Forest Law student Henna Shah (JD ’21) stands in the Worrell Professional Center Commons.

Meet Henna Shah (JD ’21)

Henna Shah (JD ’21) was able to take her legal passions and practice to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during her first summer in law school.
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