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Wake Forest Law professor, third-year law student featured speakers at 2015 Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17

The Class of 2015 has spoken and has chosen Professor Timothy Davis and Kenny Cushing (JD ’15) to be the speakers for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Continue reading »

Stetson Law nternational Environmental Moot Court Competition participants, 2014-15

Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court team competes in international round, wins third-place for best brief

The members of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Team received the third-place medal for best brief in the international round held at Stetson College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. on April 16-18, 2015. Continue reading »

Dr. Robert Schaaf, member of WFU Law Board of Visitors, receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Dr. Robert Schaaf

Dr. Robert Schaaf

Dr. Robert Schaaf, who served as president and managing partner of Wake Radiology for 27 years, was presented with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine at a special event on Monday, April 13. It is one of the highest honors the Governor of North Carolina can bestow. Robert W. Seligson, executive vice president of the North Carolina Medical Society, presented the award to Dr. Schaaf on behalf of Gov. Pat McCrory. Schaaf, who will retire in June, was recognized for his outstanding service to the state’s medical community. His son, Rob Schaaf (’15), is a current student at Wake Forest Law.
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Chris Meazell, director of the new master's program at the Wake Forest University School of Law,

Wake Forest Law announces part-time, limited-residency option for its Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree

The Wake Forest University School of Law will begin offering in August 2015 a part-time, limited-residency option for its Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree in addition to its full-time, one-year program for residential students. Continue reading »

Cheslie Kryst (’17) named National Parliamentarian of National Black Law Students Association

Wake  Forest Law student Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) has been appointed to the position of National Parliamentarian of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA).

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Elizabeth Goodwin ('08)

Elizabeth Goodwin (’08) joins Wake Forest Law as inaugural Employer Relations Coordinator

One of Elizabeth Goodwin’s favorite memories of her time at Wake Forest Law is of the regular Friday night poker games she and her friends used to play. Not because she won a lot of money. In fact, she claims she was a lousy poker player. It’s because of the relationships those games allowed her to build. Continue reading »

Kenny Cushing ('15) and his soon-to-be fiance, Erin,  prepare to take off on a flight to Charleston, S.C., on which he proposed. Piloting the plane was Professor Michael Green, who donated the flight to the Annual PILO Auction.

Graduation Profile: Kenny Cushing (’15)

Kenny Cushing (’15), Symposium Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review, has been selected by his third-year classmates to be this year’s Hooding Speaker along with Professor Timothy Davis.

Cushing, a native of High Point, N.C., is a 2007 graduate of Notre Dame, where he majored in Psychology. Following graduation, he served one year as a volunteer teacher at Nativity Prep in New Bedford, MA. He then coached college football at Southwest Minnesota State University and Presentation College for two years each before entering law school at Wake Forest. He plans to work at Pepper Hamilton in Philadelphia beginning in September. He is engaged to Erin Ullmann and they plan to marry in November.
“Kenny has been a privilege to teach and to mentor,” Professor Michael Green says. “I count myself fortunate to have become his friend as well. He has gravitas and is a perfect blend of intelligence, kindness, savvy and humility. His classmates revealed their wisdom in selecting him as their graduation speaker.”

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Matt Cloutier ('17) and Elvira Nunez ('17)

Elvira Nunez (’17) wins 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Elvira Nunez  (’17)  won the 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round held at Wake Forest University School of Law on Friday, April 17. Nunez argued in opposition of Matt Cloutier (’17), who was named runner-up of the competition.  Continue reading »

Liz Vennum ('15) speaks at the Inaugural Advocacy &
Awareness Dinner for Wake Forest OUTLaw in 2015.

Graduation Profile: Liz Vennum (’15)

Liz Vennum ('15)

Liz Vennum (’15) will have left a noticeable mark on Wake Forest Law by the time she graduates this May. A board member of OUTLaw, the American Constitutional Society, and North Carolina Advocates for Justice and Women in Law, Vennum has a long list of accomplishments throughout her three years in law school. Continue reading »

Newest members of Pro Bono Honor Society inducted on Wednesday, April 15

Eighteen new members will be inducted into the Pro Bono Honor Society at a dinner with Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) on Wednesday, April 15, in Reynolda Hall. Each student has logged 50 hours of pro bono work in a single school year or 75 hours over multiple school years. Continue reading »