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Stephanie Beale (JD '13)

Stephanie Beale (JD ’13) finds work/life balance in Pacific Northwest

Stephanie Beale (JD ’13) didn’t know anyone in Portland, Oregon, when she began interviewing with Pite Duncan LLP. Before attending Wake Forest Law, the Mississippi native had never lived in a city larger than Winston-Salem, North Carolina. But that didn’t stop her from taking a chance.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) quoted in ABC News story about North Carolina’s ‘Anti-LGBT’ bill

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in the following ABC News story, “North Carolina’s ‘Anti-LGBT’ Bill Likely to Remain Despite Election of Democratic Governor, Experts Say,” reported by Avianne Tan and Veronica Stracqualursi on Dec. 7, 2016. Following is an excerpt from the original story.

District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91)

Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program, alumnae featured in Fox 8 news segment

The Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program along with two Wake Forest Law alumnae was featured in a Fox 8 news story and segment, “Forsyth County ‘Teen Court’ program prevents youth criminalization,” that aired on Dec. 2, 2016.

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Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84) attends Presidential Medal of Freedom award ceremony on behalf of award recipient Elouise Cobell

Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84) attended the Presidential Medal of Freedom award ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at the White House. Smith attended on behalf of the late Elouise Cobell, a client and friend, who died in 2011.

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Alumni, professors featured in Law School Transparency podcast series ‘Women in the Law’

Wake Forest Law, along with the university’s Office of the Provost, the Wake Graduate Women in Business (WGWIB),  the Pro Humanitate Institute, the Anna Julia Cooper Center and the Women’s Center. has sponsored the first podcast and roundtable discussion about sexism in the legal profession for the new Law School Transparency (LST) series, “Women in the Law.” You can listen to the podcast and the subsequent roundtable discussion here: http://www.lstradio.com/women/?theme=sexism

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National Moot Court Team wins region, Best Brief moves on to national finals in New York City in February

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.

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Scott Weltz (JD ’94) witnesses history and the end of an era

Scott Weltz (JD ’94) shares his memories as a Russian interpreter in East Germany during a pivotal moment in history. The original story, “The fall of the Berlin Wall” was written by Kerry M. King (BA ’85) and was published in Wake Forest Magazine on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Allan Head ('69)

Allan Head (JD ’69) featured as Tar Heel of the Week

Allan Head (JD ’69) was featured as Tar Heel of the Week in the following Raleigh News and Observer story published here on Nov. 5, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law co-hosts ‘Hey Sweetie: A Roundtable Discussion on Sexism in the Legal Profession’ with Law School Transparency on Monday, Nov. 7

Wake Forest Law along with Law School Transparency (LST) has organized a program on sexism in the workplace from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Room 3221 of the Worrell Professional Center. There will be a presentation and then a roundtable featuring six participants including Wake Forest Law alumni and faculty.

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Ellen Murphy (JD '02)

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) quoted in the ABA Journal regarding acceptance of competitive-keyword advertising for lawyers

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02),  assistant dean of instructional design and director of the Master in Studies in Law (MSL) degree program, is quoted in the following ABA Journal story, “Texas lawyers may use competitors’ names in keyword marketing.”

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