Student Profile

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Meet Zachary Harris (JD ’20)

Zachary Harris (JD ’20) spent his 1L summer with the Wake County Public Defender’s Office as a Felony Case Intern where he contributed to a first degree murder defense win.

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Meet Virginia Stanton (JD ’19)

Virginia Stanton (JD ’19) is pursuing a career in military law and litigation—a combination inspired by her 2L summer experiences as a second lieutenant and intern with the Marine Corps Trial Counsel. Continue reading »

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Meet Matthew Hooker (JD ’20)

Matthew Hooker (JD ’20) is exploring opportunities in civil litigation, so he can advocate for clients while also exercising his passion for research and writing. During his 1L summer, he interned with Womble Bond Dickinson, where he was able to contribute to a wide variety of practice groups.

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Meet Agustin Martinez (JD ’20)

Agustin Martinez (JD ’20) experienced the power of the Wake Forest alumni network during his 1L summer. In addition to connecting with alumni in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he was able to spend his summer gaining experience in employment law as an intern with Ogletree Deakins and Supervalu Inc.

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Meet Corri Hopkins (JD ’19)

Corri Hopkins (JD ’19) is pursuing a career in business litigation, so she can use the power of strategy and creativity to help those in need. In addition to her service as president of OUTLaw and the Environmental Law Society, Hopkins has supported faculty as a teaching assistant.

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Meet Tyler Potts (JD ’19)

Tyler Potts (JD ’19) discusses his experience at Wake Forest Law and his summer internships in conservation and family and civil law. He also talks about his involvement on the Wake Forest Ice Hockey team.

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Meet Matt Welch (JD ’19)

Matt Welch (JD ’19) talks about why he chose Wake Forest Law and what the community has meant to him. He also talks about his summer work experiences and interest in patent law.

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Meet Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19)

Gabriela Mejias (JD ’19) spent her 2L summer as a legal intern at the New York County Defender Services. During her 1L summer, Mejias was an intern with the New York Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Practice.

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Meet Ashley Collette (JD ’19)

Ashley Collette (JD ’19) spent her 1L summer with the Wake Forest D.C. Summer Judicial Externship program. During her 2L summer, she was a policy clerk with the National Center for Lesbian Rights in Washington, D.C.

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Meet Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20)

Katherine Kacsur (JD ’20) spent her 1L summer as a summer associate with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in New York City. As an environmental studies major, Kacsur wants to translate scientific findings and progress into meaningful change via the law.

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