Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Professor John Korzen presents ‘Principles of State and Federal Appellate Jurisdication’ at N.C. appellate seminar

Professor John Korzen, director of the law school’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic, spoke to more than 100 attorneys, appellate judges, and appellate clerks at the North Carolina Bar Center in Cary on Oct. 4. Continue reading »

Morgan McCall ('13), Kelley Chan ('13) and Professor John Korzen, director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, pose outside the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va.

Morgan McCall (’13) argues as part of Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the Fourth Circuit

Morgan McCall (’13) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va.,  on Tuesday, Sept. 18, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  The Fourth Circuit is the federal appeals court for five states:  Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.  McCall was the 11th Wake Forest 3L to argue in the Fourth Circuit in the past five years as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.

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Appellate Advocacy Clinic complete briefs on four appeals

Rising third-year law students in the Appellate Advocacy Clinic were very busy over the summer, completing briefs in four different appeals, including three in one week.

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Photo of Katie Heath ('12), Caroline Trapeni ('12) and Professor John Korzen, director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, pose after Trapeni argued in the Seventh Circuit in Chicago on Tuesday, April 10.

Caroline Trapeni (’12) argues in the Seventh Circuit for Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Caroline Trapeni (’12) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, April 10,  in Chicago, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  Trapeni argued on behalf of Solomon Monroe, in the case of Monroe v. Davis, a federal habeas corpus case that originated in state court. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen addresses criminal defense attorneys

Professor John Korzen spoke to more than 100 criminal defense attorneys from North Carolina and South Carolina on April 5  in Asheville, N.C., at the annual Criminal Practice Seminar sponsored by the Federal Public Defender of the Middle District of North Carolina.  Korzen is the director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic and an Associate Professor of Legal Writing. Continue reading »

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Faculty Profile: John Korzen (’91) has a passion for writing

Professor John Korzen (’91) developed a love for writing when he was a teenager, a love that eventually led him to the law and legal writing.  Korzen, who heads the Appellate Advocacy Clinic for 3Ls and teaches Legal Writing to 1Ls and 2Ls, is an experienced appellate lawyer who joined the faculty in 2003. Continue reading »

Hannah Davis (’12) argues in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Hannah Davis (’12) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Jan. 27, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  The Fourth Circuit is the federal appeals court for five states:  Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Davis was the 10th Wake Forest 3L to argue in the Fourth Circuit in the past five years. Continue reading »

North Carolina Court of Appeals to hold oral arguments at law school on Tuesday, Feb. 7

The North Carolina Court of Appeals will hold oral arguments in two cases at the Wake Forest University School of Law beginning at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7,  in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center.

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Professor John Korzen (’91) certified as a specialist in appellate practice

Professor John Korzen (’91)  is now a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice Law, a distinction recognized by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization on Nov. 21. Continue reading »

Photo of 40th Stanley Moot Court Competition Finalists Morgan McCall ('13) and Kelley Chan ('13)

Kelley Chan (’13) wins 40th Annual Stanley Moot Court Competition

Kelley Chan  (’13) is the winner of the final round of the 40th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Wake Forest University School of Law Moot Court Board.

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