Charley Rose

Photo collage of with the words, "The Fab Five"

Watch ‘Last Class with Professor Charley Rose’ and ‘Fab Five’ retirement celebration

Wake Forest School of Law alumni returned in droves on April 20, 2018, to help recognize and honor the 188 combined years of service of retiring Professors Miles FoyRalph PeeplesCharley Rose, George Walker, and Dean Emeritus Bob Walsh.

The “Last Class with Professor Rose” was held in Worrell Professional Center in the morning and a panel discussion with the “Fab Five” professors, with the exception of Professor Walker, was held in the afternoon in Farrell Hall followed by a reception in Worrell.  Those unable to attend either or both events can watch the recordings of “The Last Class” and the “Fab 5,” moderated by Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77).

Continue reading »

Photo of Thomas W. Ross with a garden background

A ‘Conversation With’ former UNC President Thomas W. Ross set for Wednesday, March 22

The “Conversation With” Committee has invited former University of North Carolina (UNC) and Davidson College President Thomas W. Ross for a “Conversation With” event at noon on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. Professor Ron Wright will host the conversation with Mr. Ross.

“Tom Ross is the consummate citizen-lawyer,” said Professor Margaret Taylor, chair of the “Conversation With” Committee.  ”We are excited that our students will have the opportunity to hear stories about his leadership of so many vital institutions in our state.”

Started in 1999 by Professor Charley Rose, the “Conversation With” program engages Wake Forest Law students with professional role models of the highest caliber, so that they might learn and be inspired by their stories of life and the law. Past interviews have featured U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas; former Republican Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich; New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis; former Chief Operating Officer of the Peace Corps Thomas Tighe; and Watergate veteran Gene Boyce (JD ’56), among others.

Continue reading »

Group photo of national moot court team and their advisor

National Moot Court team wins Region IV Tournament, best brief and best oralist awards

The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Robert “Woody” Angle (JD ’16), Lauren Emery (JD ’16) and Kaitlin Price (JD ’16) won the Region IV Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Richmond, Virginia, going 5-0 against five different law schools and finishing first out of 21 teams from 12 law schools. Continue reading »

Photo of Elisa Massimino

‘Conversation With’ hosts Elisa Massimino, president and CEO of Human Rights First, on Wednesday, Nov. 4

Wake Forest Law will host Elisa Massimino, president and chief executive officer of Human Rights First, as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Professor Margaret Taylor will interview Massimino in a conversation-style format. Lunch will be provided. Continue reading »

Kelsey Meuret ('15), Karon Fowler ('15) and Caroline Massagee ('15)

National Moot Court teams sweep Region IV tournament, head to national finals

Wake Forest Law’s two National Moot Court teams swept all the awards at the Region IV tournament held Nov. 21-22 in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »

Photo of Professor Charley Rose

Third-year students name Professor Charley Rose 2012 Teacher of the Year

Professor Charley Rose has been selected by the third-year class to be honored with the Wake Forest University School of Law Student Bar Association’s 2012 Jurist Excellence in Teaching Award. Continue reading »

Photo of Brad Wilson ('78), CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina

As CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Brad Wilson (’78) is at the forefront of healthcare changes

You don’t have to know where you’ll end up in order to begin an exciting journey, Brad Wilson (’78) told law and business students at his recent talk about the state of our health care system. Continue reading »

Photo of Capt. Chris Sanders ('08) in uniform with children

Air Force Capt. Chris Sanders (’08) is among those giving Afghans the opportunity to succeed

Much has been written and reported about the war in Afghanistan. We’ve read and heard about the people. We recognize some of the cities — Kandahar, Kabul, Mazari Sharif. We think we know something about the country, a third-world land of desert and rocky landscapes known for its austerity. Continue reading »

Photo of Professor Charley Rose

Third-year students name Professor Charley Rose 2011 Teacher of the Year

Professor Charley Rose has been selected by the third-year class to be honored with the Wake Forest University School of Law Student Bar Association’s Jurist Excellence in Teaching Award.

Continue reading »

Photo of Hooding 2011

School of Law confers hoods on the class of 2011

Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 183 graduates on Sunday, May 15, in Wait Chapel. Continue reading »