March 18th, 2015 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Wake Forest Law National Trial team competed in the 40th annual Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) Competition in Houston, Texas, on March 11-15, 2015. After facing the University of California Berkley and the University of Wisconsin in the first two rounds, the third rounds were power-ranked and Wake Forest fell to a strong Cumberland School of Law team. Continue reading »
March 18th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
Longtime Wake Forest Law supporter and life member of the law school’s Board of Visitors Fred Williams Sr. (BS ’38, JD ’40) died on March 16, 2015, in Greensboro. A celebration of his life is planned for 11 a.m. on Friday, March 20, at First Baptist Church, Greensboro. The family will visit with friends in the church atrium following service. The family will also visit with friends 4-6 p.m. on Friday at Well Spring in Greensboro. Continue reading »
March 16th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
It is silent, save for the tick tock of the clock that hangs above the imposing bench and the shuffling feet of visitors as they are led into the courtroom. Marble columns and thick, red velvet curtains line the room that is surprisingly small considering the enormity of the decisions that are rendered here. Continue reading »
March 5th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
Washington and Lee University President Kenneth P. Ruscio has announced the appointment of Brant Hellwig, professor of law at Washington and Lee University and an expert in the field of federal taxation, as dean of the W&L School of Law, effective July 1, 2015, according to a university press release.
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March 4th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
Six Rose Council members and two parents of Wake Forest Law graduates are among the 23 alumni who will be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9, 2015.
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February 19th, 2015 | Community | Comments Off
The North Carolina Court of Appeals has rescheduled oral arguments at the Wake Forest University School of Law to begin at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »
February 2nd, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
Jenica Cassidy (’14) has been serving as a Fellow with the ABA Commission on Law and Aging since August 2014. As a Fellow, she has been working on a study that examines termination of guardianships and restoration of rights for adults.
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January 29th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
LEXINGTON, N.C. — Susan Sparks (’87), a pastor, comedian and lawyer, will deliver the 2015 Carolyn M. Parker Memorial Preaching/Teaching Lectures on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Sunday, Feb. 1, at First Baptist Church, West Third Avenue, in Lexington. Continue reading »
January 28th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) announced on January 22, 2024 the appointment of Thomas J. DesRosier, Esq. (’80) to the position of executive vice president, chief legal and administration officer, and secretary. Mr. DesRosier will be responsible for global legal operations, information technology and other administrative functions. He will report to ARIAD’s chairman and chief executive officer, Harvey J. Berger, M.D.
Thomas J. DesRosier, Esq. joins ARIAD as executive vice president, chief legal and administration officer, and secretary.
January 27th, 2015 | Alumni | Comments Off
Catharine Biggs Arrowood (’73, ’76) was featured in the 2015 Super Lawyers North Carolina magazine’s February cover story. The article, “You’re just here to find a husbands,” gives an oral history of North Carolina’s first female attorneys in the 1970s. Continue reading »