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Emily Munn (JD ’01) and Thomas Sheppard II (’04) help man wrongfully accused of murdering a police officer get charges dropped

After nearly a year and a half in jail, Kareem Hasson Turner is a free man.  Continue reading »

Joy Truluck Scheidt, Assistant Director of Development

Wake Forest Law’s new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt connects with alumni

Fundraising can be done anywhere. So what drew new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt to Wake Forest Law? Continue reading »

Immigration Attorney Steve Garfinkel (’81) opens doors for NASCAR engineers

The annual calendar at Garfinkel Immigration Law looks like it belongs at an accounting firm. There are the other 11 months of the year. And then there’s April.

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Bobby Higdon (’89) works with Kosovars to help them develop rule of law

RALEIGH, N.C. — Jetulla Aliu is on an international journey to build his country’s criminal justice infrastructure, a quest that recently led him to Raleigh. Continue reading »

Two professors bring their fathers to work this semester at Wake Forest Law

When Wake Forest Law promotes a family atmosphere, it’s not just lip service. Continue reading »

Family memorializes James C. Berkowitz through Stanley Moot Court Competition best oralist award

In the fall of 1984, Jim Berkowitz was a promising Wake Forest Law student who was in the Washington, D.C., area interviewing for summer associate positions when he got word that he had made it to the quarter final rounds of the Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition. Continue reading »

Alumni work together to improve conditions in Sierra Leone

In 2007, Munje Foh (’08) enrolled in Professor Jennifer Collins’ class on criminal procedure.  In class discussions, Foh often found herself at ideological loggerheads with two of her classmates, Adam Chapman (’08), and his friend, Ryan Bouley (’07), both of whom sat at the back of the class and seemed to pride themselves on taking unpopular positions that often provoked fervent debate. Continue reading »

Clinical Professor Kate Mewhinney, Kim Gossage ('98), Mark Edwards (’97), Aimee Smith (’02), Jonathan Williams (’11), Kathleen Rose Rodberg (’12), Lyndsey Marchman (’10), Angela Kreinbrink (’06),  Sue Alcorn (’01), David Inabinett (‘96), and (not pictured) Nora Ryan (’11).

Alumni participate in NCBA Elder and Special Needs Law Symposium

Alumni from the Elder Law Clinic of Wake Forest Law participated in the 2014 Elder & Special Needs Law Symposium and VA Accreditation Course, presented by the N.C. Bar Association Foundation, which was held in Pinehurst, N.C., on Feb. 27-28. There were 125 people who attended the conference. The Wake Forest Elder Law Clinic  has helped train attorneys who now practice across this state.   Continue reading »

Craig Principe (’12) co-prosecutor in case leading to tougher N.C. child abuse laws

Craig Principe (’12)  was the co-prosecutor in the Union County, N.C., trial of the defendant accused (now convicted) of serious child abuse inflicting unfortunately permanent injury.  This crime led to North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory to sign “Kilah’s Law,” raising the sentencing range for those convicted of serious child abuse. Continue reading »

Virginia Johnson (’85) to serve as N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory’s Chief Advocate in Washington, D.C.

Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced that Virginia Johnson (’85) will lead North Carolina’s federal relations office, serving as the governor’s chief advocate in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »