April 9th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
Imagine members of the Wake Forest University football team playing against each other for the national championship title. But in this case the field was a federal courtroom, judges and attorneys were the referees, and it was final arguments instead of touchdowns that decided who was the best in the country. Continue reading »
March 7th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
The following post was written by Matt Breeding (JD ’06), adjunct faculty member and coach of the Wake Forest School of Law American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Team, following the annual AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition on March 1-4 in Philadelphia.
“Coaching the Wake Forest AAJ trial team is an incredible honor, as it has been for the past 12 years. But coaching this year’s team has been one of the most profoundly impactful experiences of my professional career. Continue reading »
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 »
February 14th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
For the third consecutive year, the National Trial Team has won the regional TYLA National Trial Competition.
“I am in awe of the winningest trial team coaches in Wake Forest history: Mark Boynton (JD ’97) and Stephanie Reese (JD ’96). I have no words to express how proud I am of them, and I am very seldom at a loss for words,” said Professor Carol Anderson, director of Trial Practice and the Litigation Externship Clinic.
Daniel Stratton (JD ’17), Sophia Vazquez (JD ’17) and Joe Karam (JD ’18) defeated host school University of Georgia in the semi-finals and then defeated Emory University in the finals. The team now moves on to nationals March 22-26 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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