Student Life

Photo of Sarah Saint (JD '17), who was named 'Law School Student of the Year' by National Jurist

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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Lisa Roach (JD ’17) addresses legalization of medical aid-in-dying at North Carolina clinical ethics conference

Lisa Roach (JD ’17) presented at a statewide conference of the Clinical Ethics Network of North Carolina with the theme “Conundrums in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Consciousness, Capacity, and Compulsion” held on Feb. 24, 2017, at NOVANT Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Youth Advocacy Group members tutor, coach area youth at Hanes Community Center

Members of the Wake Forest Law Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) have partnered with the Hanes Hosiery Community Center to help with its children’s programs throughout the 2016-17 academic school year.

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Wake Forest Law team advances to knockout rounds in ABA NAAC Moot Court Competition on Feb. 23-27 in Philadelphia

Three Wake Forest Law students competed in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition over the weekend of Feb. 23-25, 2017, in Philadelphia.

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Recipients of the 2017 BLSA Scholarships and Legacy Award are Professor Steve Virgil (left), Lhens Vilson (JD '17), Tracea Rice (JD '19), Briana O’Neil (JD '18) and Cheslie Kryst (JD '17)

BLSA celebrates scholarship, Legacy Award recipients at 32nd annual scholarship banquet

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) celebrated the 32nd annual scholarship banquet on Feb. 10, 2017. Held in the Hearn Ballroom at the Winston-Salem Marriott, BLSA members gathered to honor scholarship recipients, present the Legacy Award, dine with faculty members and alumni and enjoy a keynote by the Honorable Cheri L. Beasley of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Continue reading »

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Pro Bono Project announces executive board for 2017-18

The Pro Bono Project has announced its incoming executive board members for the 2017-18 academic year.

Current Pro Bono Project Executive Director Sarah Saint (JD ’17) says, “Please join me in congratulating the exceptional students who have been selected to serve as the next directorial board for the Pro Bono Project.”

Applications for specific coordinator positions — Community Outreach Coordinators, Strategic Communications Coordinators, Student Outreach Coordinators and Project Coordinators — will be extended to all 1LS and 2LS in the coming week.

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Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) announces new editorial board for 2017-18

The current board members of the Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) have announced the 2017-18 editorial board.

“Please join our current board in congratulating them,” says JBIPL Editor-in-Chief James Lathrop (JD ’17). “We would also like to thank all of those who applied as this was a very competitive process with many qualified candidates. The current board believes each new editor will have a great year in their new role. We are excited to welcome these members, and look forward to hearing about the Journal’s continued success.”

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