Student Life

Photo of Wake Forest School of Law student Ibonne Moscoso (LLM '17) in the Professional Center Library at Worrell Professional Center

Ibonne Moscoso (LL.M. ’17) profiled in National Jurist’s LL.M. program guide

Ibonne Moscoso (LLM ’17) was featured in the fall 2016 issue of the National Jurist.  Moscoso is one of several international students profiled in the article, “Guide to LL.M. Programs for Foreign Attorneys,” by Katie Thisdell.  The article begins on page 28 and features Moscoso on page 36. Continue reading »

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Assistant Dean of Admissions Jay Shively quoted in New York Times regarding law school admission process

Assistant Dean of Admissions Jay Shively is quoted in the following New York Times story, “More Law Degrees for Women, but Fewer Good Jobs,” by Elizabeth Olson and published on Nov. 30, 2016. This story also ran in ACQ Magazine and The Seattle Times.

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National Moot Court Team wins Region IV, Best Brief moves on to national finals

Wake Forest Law’s National Moot Court Team of Matt Cloutier (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17) and Blake Stafford (JD ’17) won Region IV of the National Moot Court Competition and the Best Brief award in a tournament held on Nov. 18-19 in Richmond, Virginia.

Photo of Wake Forest School of Law students, Brooke Boutwell (JD '18) and Alex Teixeira (JD '18), who are the finalists of the 45th Annual Stanley Moot Court Competition.

Alex Teixeira (JD ’18) wins 45th annual Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition

Alex Teixeira (JD ’18) of Mystic, Connecticut, is the winner of the final round of the 45th annual Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Law Moot Court Board, held on Nov. 18 in the Worrell Professional Center.

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National Trial Team earns second highest number of points at 2016 Tournament of Champions at Berkeley on Oct. 20

Wake Forest Law’s National and AAJ trial team earned the second highest number of points of all teams at the NBTA Tournament of Champions (TOC) hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in San Francisco on Oct. 20, 2016. The squad garnered a total of 1,058 points out of 1,200 possible through the two days of competition, placing second only to the No. 1 seed, Chicago Kent, with 1,066 points.

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JBIPL wins The Expert Institute’s Best Law School Blog Contest for the second year running

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) blog has been voted The Expert Institute’s Best Education and Law School Blog for the second year in a row. JBIPL’s blog earned a total of 1,068  votes compared with Arizona State University’s law school Bits, Bots & Biomarkers blog, which received 1,008 votes. Voting closed on Nov. 13, 2016.

“The JBIPL Blog offers a forum for our Editors and Staff to expand our coverage of developments in both business and IP law, discussing current events in music and entertainment,” the JBIPL website states.

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preLaw magazine names Wake Forest Law among top for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest Law among top law schools for business and corporate law.

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Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree director featured in U.S. News and World Report article about online legal education

Wake Forest Law’s Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate program director is featured in a U.S. News and World Report article about JD programs embracing online education.

Ellen Murphy, who is also assistant dean of instructional technologies and design for the law school, is featured in the following portion of the U.S. News and Report article, “Law Schools Experiment with Partially Online Learning,” published by Jordan Friedman on Nov. 7, 2016, that follows:

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Wake Forest Law launches new online certificate in Workplace Legal Fundamentals as part of Master in Studies of Law degree program

Wake Forest Law will offer an online certificate in “Workplace Legal Fundamentals” beginning in January 2017 as part of its Master of Studies in Law degree program.

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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 7-12 with Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony, veterans recognition ceremony

In honor of Veteran’s Day on Friday, Nov. 11, and Veterans Awareness Week on Nov. 7-12, the Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) is sponsoring a number of events at the law school including a Marine Corps birthday cake cutting ceremony, says VALOR President Chris Salemme (JD ’17), 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army.

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