Student Life

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Pro Bono Project serves Habitat for Humanity clients over Spring Break 2017

During Spring Break 2017, seven students were thrilled to participate in Wake Forest Law’s Spring Break Pro Bono Project.

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AAJ Trial Team sweeps Regional Championship for second year in a row, heads to Regionals for third

For the third time in as many years,  Wake Forest Law’s AAJ Trial Team has won the Regional Championship and is heading for the national competition in April in Cleveland, Ohio. And for the second year in a row, it was an all Wake Forest final round, says AAJ Trial Team Coach Matt Breeding (’06).
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Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Harvard Professor David Wilkins entertained, informed students

Wake Forest Law welcomed Harvard University Professor David Wilkins to deliver the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on March 1, 2017. With charisma and enthusiasm, Professor Wilkins entertained and informed students, faculty and staff members during his presentation “Legal Careers in the Global Age of More for Less: What You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive in Legal Profession 3.0.” Continue reading »

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JBIPL’s 2017 ‘Banking Law’ symposium addresses cyber security, FinTech, community banking

The Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law hosted a symposium, “Banking Law: Current and Future Issues,” which addressed themes including cyber security, FinTech, community banking, among others, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

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Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series hosts Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, on April 5

Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series. Lunch and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be served.

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National Jurist chooses Wake Forest student as ‘Law Student of the Year’ two years in a row

For the second time in as many years, a Wake Forest Law student has been recognized by the National Jurist as “Law Student of the Year.”

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National Jurist names Sarah Saint (JD ’17) ‘Law Student of the Year’

The National Jurist has named Huntsville, Alabama-native Sarah Saint (JD ’17) “Law Student of the Year” in the following story, “Law Students of the Year: Sarah Saint, Wake Forest University,” written by Mike Stetz and published on March 8, 2017.

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Group photo of the 2016-2017 Appellate Advocacy Clinic at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in March 2017

Appellate Advocacy Clinic observes SCOTUS argument, meets with Justice Ginsburg

Members of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic traveled to Washington, D.C., to observe an oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court and then had the extreme honor of meeting with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Feb. 27, 2017, says Professor John Korzen (JD ’91), clinic director.

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Audrey Koncsol (JD ’18) attends 34th session of U.N. Human Rights Council over spring break

Audrey Koncsol (JD ’18), a summer and academic year research assistant to Professor John Knox, is traveling with him to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council at the Palais de Nations, headquarters of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Group photo of the 2017 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition finalists, Cheslie Kryst (JD '17) and Ashley DiMuzio (JD '17) in the Worrell Professional Center courtroom

Ashley DiMuzio (JD ’19) wins 2017 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition

Ashley DiMuzio (JD ’19), a native of Whiteville, North Carolina, is the winner of the 2017 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition. The final argument in Charlie Kelly vs. Frank Reynolds, owner/operator of Paddy’s Pub, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar, was held at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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