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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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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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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 »

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From Soldier to Law Student

EDITOR’S NOTE: In recognition of Veteran’s Day, following are several stories from just a few of our students who have served our country in the Armed Forces.

When students step into the halls and classrooms of Wake Forest University School of Law they bring with them varied experiences and backgrounds. Continue reading »

Law students make Veterans Day special for classmate, Marine

Most of the students in section four of the first-year class in Professor Suzanne Reynolds’ contracts class at the Wake Forest University School of Law barely knew Ashley Webb of Arlington Heights, Ill.

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