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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), John Robinson to present CLE program, ‘The Ethics of Clarence Darrow,’ on April 25 at Johnston County Courthouse

Wake Forest Law will host a two-hour Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program for the North Carolina Bar Association from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the Johnston County Courthouse’s Old Superior Courtroom.

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preLaw magazine names Wake Forest Law among top for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest Law among top law schools for business and corporate law.

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Fall deadline to enroll for the new online only, part-time Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree is Aug. 10

Wake Forest Law has launched a fully online, part-time Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree program for working professionals who need to navigate the law, not practice it. The degree focuses on Health Care & Policy and Human Resources.

The application deadline for Fall 2016 is Wednesday, Aug. 10. The program, which can be completed in less than two years, combines the flexibility and accessibility of online learning with the rigor and academic excellence of Wake Forest Law. Applications for a January start are also being accepted at this time.

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Professor George Walker, alumnus act as observers for Uniform Law Commission passing of Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act

Professor George Walker, the Dean’s Research Professor of Admiralty and Maritime Law, served as an observer for the Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act (UFLAA), recently approved by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) at its 2016 Annual Meeting in Stowe, Vermont.  Alumnus Lynn Burleson (JD ’80), a certified arbitrator and member of the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, also served as an observer.

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), Professor Omari Simmons and Innocence and Justice Clinic earn Winston-Salem Chronicle’s Community Service Awards

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), Professor Omari Simmons and the Innocence and Justice Clinic, led by Professor Mark Rabil, were honored at the Winston-Salem Chronicle’s 31st Annual Community Service Awards Gala on April 23, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law launches part-time, online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree with focus on health care, HR

Wake Forest Law has launched a fully online, part-time Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree program for working professionals who want a better understanding of the law.

Applications for Fall 2016 are now being accepted here. The degree program, which can be completed in less than two years, combines the flexibility and accessibility of online learning with the rigor and academic excellence that are hallmarks of Wake Forest Law. The online MSL is the law school’s first wholly online degree offering.

“We are thrilled to be able to bring a Wake Forest Law education to individuals who would not have been able to take advantage of this unique opportunity solely because of geography,” explains Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ‘77). “Our new online MSL degree is designed to help professionals reach the next level in their careers.” Continue reading »

Winston-Salem Journal reports on opening of Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach

The following story ran in the Nov. 8, 2015, Winston-Salem Journal here: Wake Forest University School of Law has opened the Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach within the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Law students participating in the Pro Bono Project's Teen Drug Court pose with the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (JD '91)

District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) named law school’s first Pro Bono Coordinator

Forsyth County District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) is a native of Winston-Salem and considers herself a hometown girl.  She is familiar with outreach needs in the community and utilizes these programs and opportunities in her role as District Court judge. As a judge since 2002, Hartsfield must find alternatives to incarceration particularly in the juvenile arena. “Dispositional alternatives are essential in juvenile matters, and in criminal cases involving defendants younger than 18,” she says. “Part of my job is to be able to practice restorative justice instead of criminal justice.  It also allows me to see what people need to improve their lives.”

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Visiting Professor Iyiola Solanke returns to teach European Union Law course

After a hiatus in 2014-15, Visiting Professor Iyiola Solanke returned in Fall 2015 to teach a concentrated course through the third week of September on the law of the European Union as she has done since 2010. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law welcomes new JD, Master of Studies in Law and international students for 2015-16 academic year

The Wake Forest University School of Law welcomed its newest juris doctor (JD), Master of Studies in Law (MSL) and international students for the 2015-16 academic year beginning Friday, Aug. 14. Continue reading »