Alumni

Sager Speaker Series to present Dennis W. Archer on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

Dennis W. Archer, chairman emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC, former mayor of Detroit, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, and president of the American Bar Association, will speak at noon on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center as part of the Business Law Program (BLP)’s distinguished Sager Speaker Series.

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Media Roundup for July 13, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 13, 2018: Continue reading »

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Brad Wilson (JD ’78) joins law, business schools as executive in residence

Wake Forest University welcomes Brad Wilson (JD ‘78) as executive in residence with the School of Law and the School of Business.  He will begin on Aug. 1, 2018. Continue reading »

Two Wake Forest Law alumni inducted into NCBA General Practice Hall of Fame

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) inducted three new members of the General Practice Hall of Fame on June 21, 2018, at the NCBA Annual Meeting Awards Dinner in Wilmington.

They are two Wake Forest University School of Law alumni — Wesley Bailey  (BA’ 54, LLB ’55) of Winston-Salem and J. Gary Vannoy (BA ’62, LLB ’64) of North Wilkesboro — and Nancy Black Norelli of Charlotte.

The Hall of Fame was established by the NCBA General Practice Section in 1989. With the addition of the following three inductees, 160 exemplary North Carolina attorneys are now members of the Hall of Fame. Continue reading »

Leah Hermiller (JD ’14) receives Charles F. Blanchard Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

Leah Hermiller (JD ’14) is among three members of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) to receive awards during the 2018 NCBA Annual Meeting in Wilmington.

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Photo of Wake Forest Law Alumni Mona Lisa Wallace (left), Joe Cheshire, Catharine Arrowood, Gene Boyce and Dean Suzanne Reynolds are part of the North Carolina Lawyers Weekly inaugural Hall of Fame.

Nine Wake Forest University alumni among inaugural North Carolina Lawyers Hall of Fame inductees

The first woman to lead Wake Forest Law, an assistant chief counsel to the Watergate Committee, a former Charlotte mayor, and a nationally known criminal defense attorney are just four of the nine Wake Forest University alumni inducted into the inaugural North Carolina Lawyers Hall of Fame at a luncheon on June 26, 2018, at the Capital Club in downtown Raleigh.

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NCBA recognizes four Wake Forest Law alumni with 2018 Citizen Lawyer Awards

Four Wake Forest Law alumni are among the 11th class of Citizen Lawyer Award recipients who were recognized at the 2018 North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Annual Meeting held June 21-24 at the Wilmington Convention Center. Presentation of the awards took place on Thursday, June 21, at the new Annual Meeting Awards Dinner.

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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 »