Student Life

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LL.M. Profile: Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17)

Wake Forest Law welcomed Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17) with open arms. Originally from Brazil, de Barros knew she wanted to pursue an LL.M. in the United States, and for her, Wake Forest Law turned out to be the perfect fit.

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Tracea Rice (JD ’19) selected as Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellow

Tracea Rice (JD ’19) has been selected as a 1L Diversity Fellow for Fish & Richardson in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  Rice is one of six fellows selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants.

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ABA’s National Mental Health Day celebrated on Tuesday, March 28

Wake Forest Law will celebrate National Mental Health Day on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, with an event sponsored by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division.

Wake Forest Law joins the ABA Law Student Division in educating law students and professionals about the importance of mental health by making special offerings and educational resources, including free food and mental health assessments, available to all law students throughout the day in the Worrell Professional Center.

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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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