Student Life

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Wake Forest Law welcomes its newest students for the 2018-19 academic year

Wake Forest University School of Law welcomed its newest students for the 2018-19 academic year on Friday, Aug. 10.

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Sager Speaker Series to present Dennis W. Archer on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

Dennis W. Archer, chairman emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC, former mayor of Detroit, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, and president of the American Bar Association, will speak at noon on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center as part of the Business Law Program (BLP)’s distinguished Sager Speaker Series.

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Meet Matt Welch (JD ’19)

Matt Welch (JD ’19) talks about his summer positions at multiple law firms this summer. He also talks about his decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19)

Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19) talks about her summer position at the New York County Defender Services. She also talks about her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Benny Enemchukwu (JD ’20)

Benny Enemchukwu (JD ’20) talks about his summer positions at the City of Winston-Salem City Attorney’s Office and the Forsyth County Public Defender’s Office. He also talks about his decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Jasmine Burgess (JD ’19)

Jasmine Burgess (JD ’19) talks about her summer position at the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office and her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20)

Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20) talks about her summer position at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19)

Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19) talks about his summer positions in intellectual property law and his decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Wake Forest Law celebrates Class of 2018 at 44th annual Hooding Ceremony, graduates first online-only MSL class

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates during its 44th annual hooding ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel, including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.

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John Van Swearingen (JD ’18) publishes paper in National Law Review

John Van Swearingen (JD ’18),  a native of Clearwater, Florida, had the article, “Avoiding Federal Friendly Fire: Addressing the Incidental Take of Migratory Birds by State Environmental Agencies Utilizing Constructed Wetlands for Stormwater Treatment,” published in the National Law Review on May 9, 2018. Continue reading »