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Outgoing North Carolina Bar President Catharine Arrowood (’73, ’76) leads by example

When Catharine Arrowood (’73, ’76) attended Wake Forest Law, it was a different time. In 1973, women were just beginning to gain a foothold in careers such as law that were traditionally reserved for men. Continue reading »

Christopher Nichols ('91, JD '94) with Dean Suzanne Reynolds at the NC Advocates for Justice induction ceremony on June 15, 2015.

North Carolina Advocates for Justice elect Chris Nichols (’91, JD ’94) as president

Chris Nichols (’91, JD 94), a partner at the Nichols Law Firm in Raleigh, has been elected president of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), a state-wide association of attorneys and other legal professionals who protect the rights of all North Carolinians in civil and criminal cases. Continue reading »

Sarah Wheaton ('17)

Gene Boyce (’56) advises law students during ‘A Conversation With’ to pick the right circumstances in life

G. Eugene “Gene” Boyce (’56) spoke at Wake Forest Law on Wednesday, April 8, about his lengthy and impressive career as an attorney. Mr. Boyce was the featured speaker for the law school’s “Conversation With” series in the Worrell Professional Center.  He was interviewed by Sarah Wesley Wheaton (’17).

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Shon Lawson Glimore

Shon Lawson Gilmore fills much-needed role as Wake Forest Law’s first-ever alumni relations coordinator

The first thing you notice about Shon Lawson Gilmore is her smile. And how it reaches all the way up into her eyes. It’s her smile that draws people instantaneously to her but it’s her sincerity that keeps them coming back. Both wonderful qualities to have when working with a variety of people, which is what she does in her new role as Alumni Relations coordinator for the Wake Forest University School of Law.

Gilmore is the liaison for alumni to each other and their law school. The need for this position has become increasingly important in recent years as the law school strives to communicate with and engage its alumni in the best possible ways, says Jon McLamb, assistant dean of development for the law school.

“Shon’s top priority is to create new, meaningful alumni activities and communication that connects our alumni with each other and to the law school, while building on what we already have in place,” he explains. “We realized that we needed someone who was solely devoted to alumni events and communication and Shon turned out to be the perfect fit for this role.”

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Elizabeth Goodwin ('08)

Elizabeth Goodwin (’08) joins Wake Forest Law as inaugural Employer Relations Coordinator

One of Elizabeth Goodwin’s favorite memories of her time at Wake Forest Law is of the regular Friday night poker games she and her friends used to play. Not because she won a lot of money. In fact, she claims she was a lousy poker player. It’s because of the relationships those games allowed her to build. Continue reading »

Matt Cloutier ('17) and Elvira Nunez ('17)

Elvira Nunez (’17) wins 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Elvira Nunez  (’17)  won the 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round held at Wake Forest University School of Law on Friday, April 17. Nunez argued in opposition of Matt Cloutier (’17), who was named runner-up of the competition.  Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Business Law Program

In Fall 2015, Wake Forest Law will introduce its Business Law Program, which is a student-centered program designed to expand student opportunities that strengthen knowledge of business law concepts as well as develop skills to assist professional development and readiness for practice.  Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Gene Boyce (’56) on Wednesday, April 8

Wake Forest Law will host G. Eugene “Gene” Boyce (’56) as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, April 8, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

Student Trial Advocacy team named American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Champions

Wake Forest Law fielded two teams in the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (STAC) held in Raleigh, N.C.,  over the weekend of March 20, 2015.  The second team representing Wake Forest, led by team captain Josh Adam (’15) and teammates Daniel Galyon (’16), McKinney Brown (’15), and Zabrina Delgado (’16), was named AAJ Regional Champion and will advance to the final rounds.
Nathan Harrill (’14), Bethany Corbin (’14), and Justin Jenkins (’14)

Bethany Corbin (’14) to present at Pan-European Conference on International Relations in September in Sicily, Italy

Bethany Corbin (’14) will present her paper, “Love Is A Battlefield: Honor Killing as a Construction of Gendered and Geographic Violence in Europe and the Middle East,” at the ninth Pan-European Conference on International Relations on Sept. 23-26, 2015, in Sicily, Italy. The theme of the Pan-European Conference is “The Worlds of Violence.”