Alumni

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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 »

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Student organizations address #MeToo movement, domestic violence and sexual assault on Wednesday, April 18

Four student organizations will address issues surrounding the #MeToo movement, domestic violence, and sexual assault at two separate noon events on Wednesday, April 18, in the Worrell Professional Center. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest School of Law wins NCBA ‘Legal Feeding Frenzy’ five years in a row

Wake Forest School of Law has for the fifth year in a row won the North Carolina Bar Association’s North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. The 2018 event saw more than 373,018 pounds of food collected — 66,000 more pounds of food than in 2017, according to organizers.

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Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) delivers Phi Beta Kappa induction speech on April 10

Professor John Korzen, director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, has been chosen to speak at the Wake Forest University chapter of  Phi Beta Kappa  2018 ceremony and reception for undergraduates. The event will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center Auditorium. Continue reading »

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Alumni in the News for March 2018

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from March 2018:

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) debates whether First Amendment protects hate speech

America’s Town Hall: The American Constitution Society (ACS) and the Federalist Society co-sponsored a debate hosted by the National Constitution Center on whether the First Amendment protects hate speech on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Old Parkland in Dallas, Texas.

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Alumni Profile: Daniel Gibson (JD ’15)

Daniel Gibson (JD ’15) may have been the youngest practicing attorney in North Carolina when he started working as an associate at Cannon Law in Statesville in September 2015. Continue reading »