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Tracea Rice (JD ’19) selected as Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellow

Tracea Rice (JD ’19) has been selected as a 1L Diversity Fellow for Fish & Richardson in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  Rice is one of six fellows selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath tells Reuters more gender-neutral restrooms needed

Professor Shannon Gilreath is quoted in the following original article, “Expert Views: Transgender rights under new Trump policy,” written by Ellen Wulfhorst and published by Thomson Reuters on Feb. 24, 2017.

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Brandy Nickoloff (JD ’18) presents her program Limitless to Wake Forest Law faculty and staff

Brandy Nickoloff (JD ’18) has developed Limitless, a resiliency and performance enhancement training program that focuses on developing skills to train the mind..  Nickoloff presented the program for the first time to Wake Forest Law faculty and staff on Friday, July 15, in the Worrell Professional Center.

The presentation, sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development, was an overview of the conception, purpose and aims of the program, which Nickoloff developed during her 1L year as part of a project for her legal writing course with Professor Abigail Perdue.

“I was thrilled that our class discussions on grit and our Pro Humanitate class project inspired Brandy to develop Limitless.  Resiliency is essential to professional success, and Brandy has found an innovative way to foster it in others,” said Professor Perdue.

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Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy welcomes new staff members for 2016-17

The Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy has announced the membership of 23 new rising second-year law students to its organization. Students were selected by either grading into the top 20 percent of their class or their superior performance in the write-on competition.

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Wake Forest Law’s Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law welcomes new staff members for 2016-17

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law has announced the membership of 44 new rising second-year law students to its organization. Students were selected by either grading into the top 20 percent of their class or their superior performance in the write-on competition.

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Wake Forest Law students participate in annual Martin Luther King Day of Service project

The Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. provided clothes, food and education to the community for its annual Martin Luther King Day of Service project Monday. Continue reading »

Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15) awarded Peggy Browning Fund fellowship to work in Washington, D.C.

The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded a 10-week summer fellowship to Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15), a second-year student at Wake Forest University School of Law. Nabila will spend the fellowship working at Mehri & Skalet PLLC in Washington, D.C. The application process is highly competitive,
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Law school tries to keep advantage in tough market

The vast majority of law schools in the United States are operating at a significant financial loss, according to a survey conducted by a professor of law at the University of Colorado. Continue reading »

Guest judges needed for Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court Competition preparation

Wake Forest Law is excited to announce that three of our most gifted advocates: Tee Hassold, Evan Leadem, and Brooke Loucks will be attending the Mardis Gras Sports Law Moot Court Competition on Feb. 26-28, 2014, in New Orleans.

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Jenica Cassidy (’14) finds opportunities in growing field of elder law

Jenica Cassidy (’14) sees many opportunities in the growing field of elder law.  Continue reading »