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Four Wake Forest Law professors receive promotions

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77), Professor Laura Graham ('94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Laura Graham (’94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wake Forest University School of Law congratulates Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02), Laura Graham (JD ’94) and Tanya Marsh on their promotions to full professor with tenure and Rebecca Morrow on her promotion to associate professor of law as of July 1, 2015. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest team comes in a close second at Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition

Lauren Emery (’16), Joey Greener (’16) and Dan Menken (’16) finished second out of 28 teams at the fifth annual Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition on on March 27-28 hosted by Elon Law School in Greensboro, N.C. Continue reading »

Susan Smith Blakely

Guest speaker and author Susan Smith Blakely tells law and pre-law students to ‘pace themselves’

Author Susan Smith Blakely says a legal career is a marathon, not a sprint.  ”Pace yourself and protect yourself and your career,” she told a group of Women in Law members and pre-law students during her presentation, “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers,” at Wake Forest Law on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Continue reading »

Women in Law, Pre-Law Society to host author Susan Smith Blakely on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law Professor and WFU Pre-Law Adviser Laura Graham (’94), along with Women in Law and the Pre-Law Society, will host author and speaker Susan Smith Blakely from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. Blakely’s presentation is entitled, “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers.” Continue reading »

Faculty News and Notes Winter 2013 – 2014

Following is the most recent roundup of Wake Forest University School of Law’s faculty research, publications, presentations, honors and awards. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law faculty featured speakers at Carolinas Legal Research & Writing Colloquium

Five Wake Forest Law faculty members were featured speakers at the Carolinas Legal Research & Writing Colloquium held at the University of South Carolina on Friday, May 17.   Continue reading »

Professor Laura Graham (’94) to teach N.C. Bar Association Program on Legal Writing on Nov. 16

Professor Laura P. Graham will teach a program titled, “Legal Writing for Practitioners: Lessons from Aristotle (2012),” at the N.C. Bar Center on Friday, Nov. 16.

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Professor Laura Graham (’94) is new pre-law adviser, assistant director of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research

Professor Laura Graham (‘94) is the new Wake Forest University pre-law adviser as well as assistant director of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I & II.

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Professors Laura P. Graham and Miriam E. Felsenburg co-write ‘The Pre-Writing Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide’

Wake Forest University Law Professors Laura P. Graham and Miriam E. Felsenburg’s newest book, “The Pre-Writing Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide,” will be available for purchase from Carolina Academic Press in Spring 2013.

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Professor Laura Graham writes in the ABA Young Lawyer: “Before You Click “Send” E-mail best practices for Lawyers”

For most attorneys, e-mail is a staple of law practice. In fact, in a recent survey of lawyers conducted by the ABA, 97 percent of attorneys said they used e-mail for routine correspondence, and over 70 percent said they used it for case status reports, memoranda, and briefs. Do these attorneys always take care to craft effective, error-free, and professional e-mails before they click “send”? Or do their e-mails sometimes reflect a rush to meet a deadline, a perception that e-mail isn’t “real writing,” or even instances of unprofessionalism, all of which can negatively impact them and their clients? Continue reading »