Pro Bono Honor Society

Photo of Chris Salemme (JD '17) and Sarah Saint (JD '17)

Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service presented to Chris Salemme (JD ’17)

At a special Pro Bono Honor Society dinner and recognition event on April 11, 2017, Chris Salemme (JD ’17), was presented with the Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service.  The award is presented annually to a Wake Forest Law in recognition of extraordinary pro bono service to the community.

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Photo of Kelly Austin (JD ’16) with Dean Reynolds and her new Smith Anderson award

Kelly Austin (JD ’16) receives Smith Anderson Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award

Kelly Austin (JD ’16) is the recipient of the 2016 Smith Anderson Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award. Austin was recognized for her unwavering commitment to increasing access to justice and living out the Pro Humanitate mission of Wake Forest University at the Pro Bono Honor Society dinner on April 16. Throughout her three years in law school, Austin volunteered for numerous projects that help children navigate the legal system, but the one that stood out to her most was the Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program.

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New and current members of the Pro Bono Honor Society honored

After its creation during the 2009-2010 school year, the Pro Bono Project has experienced great success, according to Director of Outreach Beth Hopkins.

“The Pro Bono Project has helped to connect Wake Forest Law students to hundreds of opportunities with attorneys in varies fields including non-profit work, private practices and other legal service organizations,” she said. Continue reading »

Group photo of Inaugural Pro Bono Honor Society members

First members of the Pro Bono Honor Society honored

After its creation during the 2009-2010 school year, the Pro Bono Project has experienced great success.  The Pro Bono Project has helped to connect Wake Forest law students to hundreds of opportunities with attorneys in varies fields including non-profit work, private practices and other legal service organizations. Continue reading »