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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) offering three North Carolina CLE ethics courses on the future of legal services throughout February

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and Wake Forest Law are partnering with the North Carolina Bar Association to offer three one-hour Continuing Legal Education (CLE) ethics courses entitled, “The ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services: Opportunities for Lawyers and Legal Education,” in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Raleigh in February 2016. The cost to attend is $20. Lunch will be provided at the Winston-Salem event and a reception will follow the events in Charlotte and Raleigh. Continue reading »

Derek Waugh (JD ’96) Announced As Head Of Georgia Sports Hall Of Fame

Derek Waugh (JD ’96) was announced as the new Head of Georgia Sports Hall Of Fame in the following article, ”Derek Waugh Announced As Head Of Georgia Sports Hall Of Fame,” originally published by on April 22.  Continue reading »

Mike Stephens (JD ’18) wins 45th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Mike Stephens  (JD ’18), a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, won the 45th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round on Friday, April 15, in the Worrell Professional Center.

Stephens argued in opposition of Malcolm Boyd  (JD ’18), a native of Hartsville, South Carolina, who was named runner-up of the competition.  Continue reading »

Professor George K. Walker

45th Walker Moot Court Competition finals set for Friday, April 15

The Wake Forest Moot Court has announced its first-year finalists for the 45th Walker Moot Court Competition. The semi-final rounds will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14.  The final round will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 15, Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »


From Wake Forest Law to New York City: Sarah Turner (LLM ’15)

Sarah Turner (LLM ’15) of Norwich, United Kingdom, knew when deciding on an LL.M. program that she wanted a unique experience in a supportive environment. Her adviser at the University of East Anglia encouraged her to consider Wake Forest Law because of its small class sizes and its reputation for rigorous academics. Turner is happy she took that advice. “After spending a year at Wake Forest, I consider my initial application to be one of the best decisions I have ever made,” she said.

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Jason Benetti , Class of 2011

Jason Benetti (JD ’11) featured in SEN article about his position as a play-by-play announcer for the Chicago White Sox

Wake Forest Law alumnus Jason Benetti (JD ’11) was featured in the following story, “Jason Benetti makes broadcasting history,” originally published on SEN on April 5, 2016.

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David Smith

Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84) published in Law360 discussing Native American land allotment

Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84) authored the following article, “The Current Battle Over Native American Land Allotment,” originally published on Law360 on April 1, 2016.

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The National Jurist ranks Wake Forest Law among top 50 schools with the most alumni as big firm partners

The National Jurist ranked Wake Forest School of Law number 39 out of 50 schools with the most alumni as big firm partners in 2016.

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Judge Marion Warren, director of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC), shakes hands with Dean Suzanne Reynolds at the signing of the official documents making Wake Forest Law home to the newest N.C. Business Court.

Triad Business Journal interviews Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) about Wake Forest Law becoming home to newest North Carolina Business Court

Wake Forest Law’s hosting of the newest North Carolina Business Court was covered in the Triad Business Journal’s article, “How Wake Forest Law landed the state’s newest business court seat,” by reporter Owen Covington originally published on March 15, 2016.

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AAJ Trial Team

Trial teams win AAJ Regional Championship second year in a row in first all-Wake Forest Law final in tournament history

With almost inarticulable pride, American Association of Justice (AAJ) Coaches Matt Breeding (JD ’06) and Katie King (JD ’12) announced on Monday, March 14, that Wake Forest School of Law has won the AAJ Regional Championship for the second year in a row. And they did so by narrowly defeating … Wake Forest.

“That’s right: the top two teams at this year’s regional tournament were both from our beloved law school,” the coaches said.

Just after 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016, the two talented trial teams from Wake Forest Law met in the Wake County Courthouse for the final round of the AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (STAC) held in Raleigh, North Carolina, over the weekend. Wake Forest’s first team, led by overall captain Joshua Bussen (JD ’16) won a hard-fought battle against its most formidable rival, Wake Forest’s second team, led by captain Daniel Galyon (JD ’16). The round could not have been closer, with Bussen’s team winning two judges to one over Galyon’s squad.

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