February 20th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest University School of Law National Trial Team competitors and coaches are continuing a record-breaking streak by sending not one, but two teams to nationals after winning the regional TYLA National Trial Competition (NTC) on Feb. 16-18.
Hosted by Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake Forest’s National Trial Teams advanced to the two championship rounds against the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Emory University law schools, and both came out victorious, says Coach Mark Boynton (JD ’97). Continue reading »
July 14th, 2017 | Community | Comments Off
Francie Scott (JD ’04) has been promoted to fill the new position of Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development. Scott was named interim director of the Office of Career and Professional Development in the May following the departure of Kim Fields, who served as director of the department for 16 years and resigned to spend more time with her family. Continue reading »
February 6th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
In 1966, Rhoda Billings graduated first in her class from Wake Forest University School of Law. She was the only woman.
The year Billings enrolled in law school — 1963 — was also the year the American Bar Association (ABA) first began recording data on gender and law school enrollment. Fifty years after Billing’s graduation, women make up the majority of students enrolled at ABA-accredited law schools.
But Billings (JD ’66) is just one remarkable woman in a long line of strong women leaders at Wake Forest Law.
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