Connections

Photo of Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell ('90)

Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell (’90) team up each spring to teach ‘Suing the Government’

When Professor Wilson Parker approached Dean Blake Morant in 2009 about teaching a new “capstone” course with one of his former law students, Parker said the Dean was visibly concerned when he heard the name of the course. 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 »

Photo of Alieu Barry Bah (MSL '14) leading a student meeting

Alieu Barry Bah (MSL ‘14) takes his education across continents

Alieu Barry Bah (MSL ‘14) plans to work in financial, consulting, and law when he graduates with his Master of Studies in Law degree in May. Even though he will be based in the U.S. for his work, he intends to volunteer back home at University of The Gambia as a visiting lecturer during his time off in summers. He believes there aren’t enough college instructors for students wanting to learn and he hopes to help solve that problem when he returns to West Africa.

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Kate Barber (’00) and Trent Jernigan (’00) engage in law of attraction

Kate Barber (’00) and Trent Jernigan (’00) were both attracted to Wake Forest Law for its small class sizes and passion among students and faculty. 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 »

Wedding photo of Shauna and Brandon Barnes

Brandon (’09) and Shauna (’10) Barnes continue to cement union with Wake Forest Law

In October 2009, Brandon Barnes (’09) led Shauna Moser Barnes (’10) on a scavenger hunt around Winston-Salem. The hunt ended at Simply Yummy, a restaurant close to the School of Law, where the two of them used to study for Professor Joel Newman’s tax class. There, Barnes proposed.

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Nick Illuminati (’14) gets hands-on trial experience thanks to Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. (’99)

Nick Illuminati (‘14) wanted to know the best way to experience litigation. Rockingham County  (N.C.) District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. (‘99) wasted little time in answering Illuminati’s question. The courtroom, he said, is that way.

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Allison Brown Schafer (’83) is on a mission to improve public education

As legal counsel and director of policy for the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), Allison Brown Schafer (’83) likes to joke with her executive director that she has not had one boring day in the almost 16 years that she has been at her job. Continue reading »

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It’s the shoes: Spira’s Andy Krafsur (’86) springs ahead with ‘Duck Dynasty’ partnership

Andy Krafsur (’86) is a disruptive sort. In a good way. Continue reading »