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Sarah Oline joins Wake Forest Law as Assistant Director for Law Admissions

Sarah Oline joined Wake Forest Law Admissions and Financial Aid on Aug. 23, 2016, as Assistant Director for Law Admissions. In her new role, she will focus on recruiting prospective students.

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Kim Fields

OCPD Director Kim Fields gives career advice in GoodCall report for recent grads

Kim Fields, director of the Office of Career & Professional Development, was featured in the “Expert Advice” section of the GoodCall report, “2016′s Best Places for Law School Graduates,” published on Aug. 29, 2016.

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WXII features incoming students volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

Incoming first-year students with Wake Forest University School of Law spent the day volunteering building a house for Habitat for Humanity.

The students, who volunteered as part of the law school’s Foundations Week, were featured on  local NBC-affiliate WXII Channel 12 here.

John I. Sanders (JD ’16) writes about ‘Political Rhetoric and Hedge Fund Regulation’ on The Huffington Post

John I. Sanders (JD ’16) posted the following on his blog, “Political Rhetoric and Hedge Fund Regulation”on The Huffington Post on Aug. 18, 2016.

 

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The National Jurist names Wake Forest Law among Best Value in 2016

Wake Forest Law has once again been named among the Best Value for private law schools by The National Jurist. The original story published Aug. 15, 2016, here follows.

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Wake Forest Elder Law Clinic Members, Spring 2016. The clinic is directed by Professor Kate Mewhinney, managing attorney,

Elder Law Clinic featured in Winston-Salem Journal’s ‘Ask Sam’ advice column

Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal’s popular “Ask Sam” advice column here on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. The portion of the column regarding the Elder Law Clinic follows.

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Fall deadline to enroll for the new online only, part-time Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree is Aug. 10

Wake Forest Law has launched a fully online, part-time Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree program for working professionals who need to navigate the law, not practice it. The degree focuses on Health Care & Policy and Human Resources.

The application deadline for Fall 2016 is Wednesday, Aug. 10. The program, which can be completed in less than two years, combines the flexibility and accessibility of online learning with the rigor and academic excellence of Wake Forest Law. Applications for a January start are also being accepted at this time.

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Emily Baxter, director of "We Are All Criminals." (Photo courtesy of Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.)

Criminal Justice Program to present ‘We Are All Criminals’ Director Emily Baxter on Nov. 2

Emily Baxter, the director of the documentary project “We Are All Criminals,” will share her findings with law students at noon Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The presentation is sponsored by the Criminal Justice Program and the Pro Bono Project’s Ban the Box Initiative, which aims to convince businesses to refrain from inquiring about felonies on employee job applications.

After sharing her documentary project, Baxter will meet with student leaders interested in criminal justice issues.

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Business Insider ranks Wake Forest Law among nation’s best law schools

Business Insider, the third highest-read blog, ranked Wake Forest Law among “The 50 best law schools in America” on July 25, 2016, in the following article by Emmie Martin and Tanza Loudenback.

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Brandy Nickoloff (JD '18) presents her "Limitless" program, which aims to foster skills in resilience and mental performance, to Wake Forest Law faculty and staff.

Brandy Nickoloff (JD ’18) presents her program Limitless to Wake Forest Law faculty and staff

Brandy Nickoloff (JD ’18) has developed Limitless, a resiliency and performance enhancement training program that focuses on developing skills to train the mind..  Nickoloff presented the program for the first time to Wake Forest Law faculty and staff on Friday, July 15, in the Worrell Professional Center.

The presentation, sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development, was an overview of the conception, purpose and aims of the program, which Nickoloff developed during her 1L year as part of a project for her legal writing course with Professor Abigail Perdue.

“I was thrilled that our class discussions on grit and our Pro Humanitate class project inspired Brandy to develop Limitless.  Resiliency is essential to professional success, and Brandy has found an innovative way to foster it in others,” said Professor Perdue.

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