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OUTLaw, Pro Bono Project to offer free legal services clinic to LGBTQ+ community on Saturday, Oct. 21

Students in Wake Forest School of Law’s OUTLaw, the law school’s LBGTQ+ organization, are teaming up with members of the Pro Bono Project to host a Fall Legal Clinic from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

The clinic, which is being held in conjunction with National Pro Bono Week, is sponsored by North Star Community Center and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.

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Photo of Sarah Saint (JD '17), who was named 'Law School Student of the Year' by National Jurist

National Jurist names Sarah Saint (JD ’17) ‘Law Student of the Year’

The National Jurist has named Huntsville, Alabama-native Sarah Saint (JD ’17) “Law Student of the Year” in the following story, “Law Students of the Year: Sarah Saint, Wake Forest University,” written by Mike Stetz and published on March 8, 2017.

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Elder Law Clinic, OUTLaw to screen ‘Gen Silent’ documentary about older LGBT persons and nursing homes, Thursday, Nov. 3

The Elder Law Clinic is sponsoring a screening of Gen Silent at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3.  The free event, made possible by a grant from the NC Society of Healthcare Attorneys, will be held at 475 Vine Street of the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education.

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Professor Kate Mewhinney, OUTLaw members featured in Winston-Salem Journal for volunteer efforts at Adam Foundation’s festival

Professor Kate Mewhinney and OUTLaw program members are featured in an article in the Winston-Salem Journal titled, “Cindy Hodnett: Events underscore solidarity in community,” on Nov. 16. The story focuses on the Adam Foundation’s annual festival, which was held on Nov. 7 at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in Winston-Salem.

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Christopher Barron (’00) speaks about diversity and inclusion at 2015 OUTLaw Inaugural Advocacy and Awareness Dinner

OUTLaw, the organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied law students at Wake Forest Law, held its Inaugural Advocacy and Awareness Dinner on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at The Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem as a fundraising event for the group featuring keynote speaker Christopher Barron (’00), Strategic Communications Consultant at McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies and founder of GOProud.  Continue reading »

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Graduation Profile: Liz Vennum (’15)

Liz Vennum (’15) will have left a noticeable mark on Wake Forest Law by the time she graduates this May. A board member of OUTLaw, the American Constitutional Society, and North Carolina Advocates for Justice and Women in Law, Vennum has a long list of accomplishments throughout her three years in law school. Continue reading »

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Christopher Barron (’00) is keynote speaker for first OUTLaw fundraising banquet on Thursday, April 16, 2015

OUTLaw, the organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied law students at Wake Forest Law, is holding its inaugural Advocacy and Awareness Dinner on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at The Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem as a fundraising event for the group.

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Wake Forest Law celebrates accomplishments of OUTLaw, student group for LGBTQ law students

Throughout the month of October, OUTLaw, the Wake Forest Law student group for LGBTQ students, hosted a number of events to support LGBTQ residents in the Winston-Salem and North Carolina communities.

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Liz Vennum (’15) receives ‘In Good Company’ award from Equality Winston-Salem

Liz Vennum (’15) was one of three people to receive an “In Good Company” award from Equality Winston-Salem on Thursday, Nov. 13. The “In Good Company” event is a fundraiser honoring organizations in Winston-Salem and surrounding communities that celebrate workplace nondiscrimination. Continue reading »

PILO cooks up record amount at annual chili contest

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) raised a record amount during its annual chili cook-off on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Continue reading »