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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 7-9 with panel discussion, Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony

The Veterans Advocacy Legal Organization (VALOR) will sponsor a number of events at the law school to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week from Nov. 7-9, 2017. The events will include a panel discussion and a Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony.

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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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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 7-12 with Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony, veterans recognition ceremony

In honor of Veteran’s Day on Friday, Nov. 11, and Veterans Awareness Week on Nov. 7-12, the Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) is sponsoring a number of events at the law school including a Marine Corps birthday cake cutting ceremony, says VALOR President Chris Salemme (JD ’17), 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army.

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VALOR announces new 2016 executive board

The Veterans Advocacy Legal Organization (VALOR) has announced its new executive board for the 2016-2017 academic year.

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VALOR members provide free legal advice to veterans

TWC News came out to the Saturday, Nov. 14, Veterans Legal Clinic sponsored by VALOR. Following is the original story, which can be found here:

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TWC Triad News interviews Chris Salemme (JD ’17) about free veteran’s legal workshop set for Saturday, Nov. 14

Chris Salemme (JD ’17) was featured on Time Warner News Triad in live video coverage on Wednesday, Nov. 11, discussing the upcoming free Veteran’s Legal Workshop hosted by Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) on 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Worrell Professional Center in the Law Commons and Room 1310. The workshop is free and open to veterans and active military in the community. Register for the event here.

The news story video can be viewed here on the TWC website. The original story by Elaina O’Connell follows:
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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 9-13 with free veterans clinic, Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony

In honor of Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11 and Veterans Awareness Week on Nov. 9-13, Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) is sponsoring a number of events at the law school including a Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony and a free clinic for veterans.

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VALOR to host free legal workshop for veterans Saturday, Nov. 14

Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR), Wake Forest Law’s student veterans group, will host a free legal workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Worrell Professional Center’s Law Commons and Room 1310. A complimentary light breakfast and lunch will be served. This event — held in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11 — is open to local veterans and to those currently serving in the military, according to VALOR Secretary Chris Salemme. Continue reading »

VALOR efforts featured in ABA’s Student Lawyer

After two tours in Vietnam, one veteran waited decades to hear five simple words: “Thank you for your service.” Last February, former Army Captain Mike Miranda (’13) gave Army Major Gen. Gil Beck those thanks––along with free meals, legal assistance, and college tennis tickets.

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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week, Nov. 5-10, with series of events

The Wake Forest University School of Law Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) will be celebrating Veteran’s Awareness Week this year with a series of events.

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