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Wake Forest Law hosts Reclaiming Futures Juvenile Drug Court with Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) on Wednesday, Oct. 21

As part of Wake Forest Law’s partnership with Reclaiming Futures, a session of Teen Drug Court will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Reclaiming Futures Juvenile Drug Court provides juvenile offenders who are battling with drug problems new opportunities to make a fresh start, according to organizers. This event is open to all Wake Forest law students, faculty and the media. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project expands community offerings in new Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach

From helping Legal Aid with “Lawyer on the Line” to assisting cancer patients with advance directives to counseling area youth through Reclaiming Futures and Teen Court programs, 41 percent of Wake Forest Law students provided 3,710 of supervised pro bono legal hours throughout the 2014-2015 academic year, equaling the highest participation in a single year, according to Pro Bono Project organizers. Continue reading »

Washington, D.C., Summer Judicial Externship provides students unique clerkship experiences

When Professor Abigail Perdue joined the faculty in 2012, she dreamed of establishing a unique summer program that would enable Wake Forest Law students to spend the summer externing at some of the most prestigious courts in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

North Carolina Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at law school on Tuesday, Sept. 22

For the 23rd consecutive year, Wake Forest Law will host oral arguments for the N.C. Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Sept. 22. Oral arguments are set begin at 3 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The court session is open to the public. Continue reading »

Wake Forest School of Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) among alumni named to newly created North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice (NCCALJ)

North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin has announced the full membership of the newly created North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice (NCCALJ).

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Members of The Rose Council focus on engaging young alumni

Members of The Rose Council, Wake Forest Law’s young alumni organization, have been busy working to engage other young alumni over the past year.  Continue reading »

Children’s Law Center of North Carolina, home of the Child Advocacy Clinic, to celebrate 10th anniversary Thursday, Sept. 17

The Children’s Law Center of North Carolina will celebrate its 10th anniversary of giving children their say in court on Sept. 17, 2015, with two events. Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) featured as Tar Heel of the Week in Raleigh News and Observer

Raleigh News and Observer Correspondent Marti Maguire featured Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) as the Tar Heel of the Week in the following story:

As a young law professor, Suzanne Reynolds was drawn to the field of family law because of the gender disparities she saw written into the state’s laws – antiquated notions she would work to change in a long career as a prominent expert in the field. Continue reading »

Mark Filburn

Alumni Profile: Mark Filburn (JD ’90)

Mark Filburn (JD ’90) wants what’s best for the Wake Forest University School of Law. Continue reading »

Certificate in Cyber Security to be offered at Charlotte Center beginning Sept. 15

One of the largest and most dynamic pieces of Enterprise Risk Management today is the emerging field that involves protecting organizations from threats as varied as nation-states, cyber criminals, national and international business competitors and hacktivists. Data breaches and even physical damage from cyber activity are daily headlines in the news.  Through a four evening course taught by experienced practitioners and focused on case studies, lecture, technical workshops and simulations, attendees will receive foundational knowledge in security models, risk assessment and response, secure systems development, crisis management and legal, regulatory and compliance issues. Continue reading »