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New Veterans Legal Clinic students, alumni highlighted in Winston-Salem Journal

Wake Forest Law’s new Veterans Legal Clinic was highlighted in a Winston-Salem Journal article titled, “Wake Forest law students start clinic to help veterans,” that was published on  Nov. 30. John Harper (JD ’16) and Chris Alderman (JD ’16) were quoted in the article. along with Professor Steve Virgil, who is director of the clinic. Harper, a former U.S. Army captain, was deployed to Afghanistan for nine months and also served as a military intelligence officer. The original article is available here. The article also appears in the Greensboro News and Record.

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Professor Chris Coughlin

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) co-publishes ‘An Advocate Persuades’ as follow-up to ‘A Lawyer Writes’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), co-author of the textbook, “A Lawyer Writes,” has co-written a follow-up book, “An Advocate Persuades,” with the same co-authors Joan Malmud Rocklin and Sandy Patrick, with the addition of Robert B. Rocklin. Continue reading »

Blake Stafford (JD '17) and Emily Jeske (JD '17)

Blake Stafford (JD ’17) wins 44th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition

Blake Stafford (JD ’17) of Baton Rouge, Louisana, is the winner of the final round of the 44th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Law Moot Court Board, held on Nov. 20 in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Kayla Frederickson (JD ’16) to clerk for North Carolina Court of Appeals

Kayla Frederickson (JD ’16) has accepted a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Richard Diet  (JD ’02) of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Frederickson’s clerkship will begin in September 2016, after she completes her third year of law school and takes the North Carolina Bar Exam. Continue reading »

Winston-Salem Journal reports on opening of Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach

The following story ran in the Nov. 8, 2015, Winston-Salem Journal here: Wake Forest University School of Law has opened the Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach within the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Professors Harold A. Lloyd and Tanya Marsh lead roundtable discussions at the 45th annual ICSC conference

Professor Harold A. Lloyd and Professor Tanya Marsh each led notable roundtable discussions at the 45th annual ICSC conference on U.S. Shopping Center Law on Oct. 30 in Phoenix, Arizona. Chris Stoffan (JD ’13) was also in attendance.

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Amber Kirby Talley (JD '10) poses on the Wake Forest Quad in spring of 2010.

Amber Kirby Talley (JD ’10) profiled in the Washington Examiner

Amber Kirby Talley (JD ’10) was profiled in the Washington Examiner on Nov. 2. In the article, Talley discusses how she became interested in law and the steps she took to land her job in U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s office. Read the original article here.

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Jonathan Kreider (JD '08)

Rose Council member Jonathan Kreider (JD ’08) appointed as District Court Judge

Jonathan Krieder (JD ’08) was appointed to be the new District Court Judge of the 18th Judicial District of N.C., serving Guilford County by Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday, Oct. 23 according to the High Point Enterprise article.

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Wake Forest Law hosts ‘Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law’ on Thursday, Oct. 22

About 30 women attended Wake Forest Law’s “Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law” training on Oct. 22 presented by Women in Law, the Office of Career & Professional Development and the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association in the Worrell Professional Center. The session was held as part of the second annual All-Law School Alumni Weekend (LAW). Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, Walter Holton (JD ’84) and Ben David (JD ’95) among founding members of Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration

Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, has joined more than 130 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, federal and state prosecutors, and attorneys general from all 50 states to form Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration to urge for a reduction in both crime and incarceration. Walter Holton (JD ’84), former U.S Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, and Ben David (JD ’95), district attorney for New Hanover and Pender counties in North Carolina, are also founding members of the group.

“This is a critical time in our nation with respect to criminal justice reform,” Professor Simmons says. “There is now widespread bipartisan support for major changes including alternatives to arrest and reforming mandatory minimum laws.  We are experienced current and former law enforcement officials who know that we can reduce mass incarceration and crime at the same time.” Continue reading »