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Lauren Huddleston (JD/MBA ’15) credits Wake Forest training for helping her create Brother’s Keeper nonprofit

In March 2014, Lauren Huddleston (JD/MBA ’15) had completed two years of law school, nearly one year of business school, and confirmed internship plans for the upcoming summer.  That May, her brother, Thomas, was set to graduate from Science Hill High School.  Thomas has intellectual disabilities, so he wasn’t taking the SAT or applying for entry-level jobs like many of his classmates.  He had no clear next step.

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National Trial Team competes in 40th annual Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Competition

The Wake Forest Law National Trial team competed in the 40th annual Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Competition in Houston, Texas, on March 11-15, 2015. After facing the University of California Berkley and the University of Wisconsin in the first two rounds, the third rounds were power-ranked and Wake Forest fell to a strong Cumberland School of Law team. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law first in North Carolina to offer Two-Year J.D. for International Lawyers

Beginning in August 2015, the Wake Forest University School of Law will offer an American Bar Association-approved Two-Year Juris Doctor (J.D.) for International Lawyers. Wake Forest is the first law school in North Carolina to offer this degree, which is specifically designed for lawyers educated outside of the United States who are interested in gaining expertise in American law. Continue reading »

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Student Profile: Anna Otchere (LLM ’15)

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Robert Angle (’16), Julian Kisner (’15) and Caroline Daniel (’16) were the team for the 27th annual Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court Competition

Wake Forest Law team excels at 27th annual Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest Law team advanced to the semi-finals and won an award for runner-up best brief at the 27th annual Gabrielli National Family Moot Court Competition on Feb. 26-28, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Continue reading »

PILO Auction

First online PILO auction helps boost total donations to a record $18,000

The 2015 annual Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) Auction was a record-breaking success, raising more than $18,000, according to organizers. This year additionally marks the first time that the PILO Auction was accompanied by an online venue, which was open from Thursday, Jan. 29, to Wednesday, Feb. 4. The live auction was held on Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Bradley Simon ('17) and David Asbury ('15)

David Asbury (’15) is champion in 2015 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition Finals

David Asbury (’15) is the winner of the 2015 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law strives for another winning year in 2015 Legal Feeding Frenzy beginning Monday, March 9

Wake Forest Law students, faculty, staff and alumni plan to continue their winning streak in the North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. Last year, Wake Forest Law won the Law School division of the North Carolina Bar Association competition with donations of 21.3 pounds of food per person. Sponsored by the NCBA’s Young Lawyers Division in conjunction with the North Carolina Association of Feeding America Food Banks, 2015 Legal Feeding Frenzy kicks off on Monday, March 9, and continues through Friday, March 27. Continue reading »

Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law announces 2015-2016 board of editors

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) has announced its new Board of Editors for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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Pro Bono Project to host free Wills Clinic on March 13, March 27

The Pro Bono Project will host two free Wills Clinics in March, according to student organizers. The first is planned for Friday, March 13, 2015, in Alleghany County and the second is planned for Friday, March 27, 2015, in Pembroke, which is located in Robeson County. Continue reading »