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Community Law and Business Clinic

WFU Master of Arts in Management students’ Hunger Project benefits Forsyth Backpacks Program

Wake Forest University graduate business students are playing their own version of “The Hunger Games.”

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Wake Forest University law professors, business students help feed hungry children in Forsyth County through Backpack Program

Thanks to a cross-discipline collaboration at Wake Forest University between law professors and business students,  hundreds of public elementary school students in Forsyth County won’t go hungry on the weekends.

Students head to Nicaragua to explore economic development, poverty issues

Professor Steve Virgil, director of the Community Law and Business Clinic, will be teaching an interdisciplinary course in Nicaragua in January entitled Cross Disciplinary Professional Development. The course, also led by the university’s Center for Public Engagement, offers an opportunity to look at law in a comparative, interdisciplinary fashion, as well as the opportunity to experience a trip to Managua, Nicaragua, at the university’s newest international facility, Casa Dingledine.

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Community Law and Business Clinic helps establish Mobile Farm Fresh as a non-profit

SALISBURY – Rowan County Commissioner and local business owner Jon Barber is announcing a new business venture for Rowan and Cabarrus Counites. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Faculty Profile: A ‘Conversation With’ Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox opened his Spring 2012 “Conversation With” with a disclaimer:  He thought his interview might seem lackluster, fresh off the law school’s recent “Conversation With” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. But listening to Knox elaborate on his impressive and extensive career, culminating in his most recent accolade, a United Nations appointment, it soon became apparent that Knox is anything but uninteresting. Continue reading »

Susan Sullivan (’11), Earnest Bailey (’11) and Nora Ryan (’11) staff the Piedmont Law Center in downtown Winston-Salem.

Piedmont Law Center offers legal services at reduced rates

Four years of a bad economy show in their clients’ teary phone calls, desperate text messages and the weight they carry on their shoulders. Continue reading »

Wake Forest University Charlotte Center offers courses for nonprofit leaders through Community Law and Business Clinic

CHARLOTTE — The Wake Forest University Charlotte Center is expanding its commitment to the community by offering a series of skill building courses designed for nonprofit board members, staff and volunteers through a partnership with the Wake Forest University School of Law’s Community Law and Business Clinic and the University’s Institute for Public Engagement.

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Wake law school’s business clinic helping rural communities’ economic development

For those wanting to spur economic development in rural areas, the law can seem like an obstacle tough to overcome.

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Jessica Kimble (’12) talks about her work with law school’s Community and Business Clinic

Jessica Kimble (’12) talks to the Winston-Salem Journal about her work with Virginia Food Works, a nonprofit food processing center in Prince Edward County, Va.

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Jess Kimble ('12)

Community Law and Business Clinic’s work with food systems helps spur rural economic development

Jess Kimble (’12) grew up on a farm in rural Ohio where she canned food and sold green beans to her aunt’s grocery store for 69 cents a pound. Continue reading »