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Professor Laura Graham (JD ’94) publishes ‘Hang In There!’ in AALS monthly publication

Professor Laura Graham (JD ’94), director of the Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research program at Wake Forest Law, authored “Hang in there!” in her latest contribution to the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research newsletter. The original article follows.

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Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’06) receives national AILA award for mentoring immigration lawyers

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)  will recognize Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’06) of Wilmington, North Carolina, with the national 2018 Sam Williamson Mentor Award for her outstanding efforts and excellent counsel to immigration attorneys. The award, in particular, recognizes her work with helping human trafficking survivors and teaching other lawyers about complex creative business immigration options. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week May 25, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 25, 2018: Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law celebrates Class of 2018 at 44th annual Hooding Ceremony, graduates first online-only MSL class

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.

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David Daggett (JD ’85) receives the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for commitment to local down syndrome community

The winners of the 2018 Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Awards were announced Wednesday, April 25, 2018, during a breakfast for those nominated. David Daggett (JD ’85), attorney and partner with the law firm Daggett Shuler in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was proud to accept the 2018 Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Service Award in the People’s Choice category.

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John Van Swearingen (JD ’18) publishes paper in National Law Review

John Van Swearingen (JD ’18),  a native of Clearwater, Florida, had the article, “Avoiding Federal Friendly Fire: Addressing the Incidental Take of Migratory Birds by State Environmental Agencies Utilizing Constructed Wetlands for Stormwater Treatment,” published in the National Law Review on May 9, 2018. Continue reading »

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Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) receives award from International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA)

The International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) has presented Professor John Korzen  (JD ’91) with an Amicus Service Award for his service to the IMLA Legal Advocacy program. Korzen earned the award for his work in District of Columbia v. Wesby, a U.S. Supreme Court case in which he submitted an amicus brief on behalf of IMLA and in support of Petitioner District of Columbia. Continue reading »

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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).

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Media Roundup for the week of April 20, 2018

Wake Forest School of Law faculty, students, and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 20, 2018: Continue reading »

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Emily Scotton (JD ’18) selected as 2018 recipient of Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service

Emily Scotton (JD ’18) has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service. The award is given annually to a Wake Forest School of Law student in recognition of outstanding pro bono service to the community and is presented at the school’s special Pro Bono Honor Society dinner.   Continue reading »