Wills Clinic

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Pro Bono Project to host free wills clinics in Pembroke on Friday, Feb. 24

Two groups of Pro Bono Project participants will travel on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, to Pembroke, North Carolina, to host a free wills clinic at Legal Aid of North Carolina.

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Pro Bono Project students, alumni to help coastal North Carolina Habitat for Humanity clients over Spring Break 2017

Wake Forest Law students involved in the Pro Bono Project are going to bring their Pro Humanitate spirit to help North Carolina coastal residents over Spring Break 2017, according to Executive Director Sarah Saint (JD ’17).

Under the direction of supervising attorneys, who also happen to be Wake Forest Law alumni, students will conduct a Wills and Advance Directives Clinic at the Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity on March 3-7.

“I cannot encourage you enough to take a few days out of your Spring Break to give back,” Saint wrote in an email to students. “This is a great experience if you have any interest in drafting documents, elder law, poverty law, estate planning, health care law, or just love pro bono.”

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Wake Forest Law students log 284 hours of volunteer work during Pro Bono Week 2015

During this year’s annual Pro Bono Week, Wake Forest Law students came together to volunteer 284 hours and 15 minutes of their time to multiple community-serving programs, far surpassing the Pro Bono Project’s goal of 200 hours.

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Law students offer pro bono services during wills clinic in Pembroke, N.C.

Wake Forest School of Law students traveled to the Pembroke Office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) in Pembroke, N.C. on Friday, March 27 to participate in a Wills Clinic organized by the Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project.

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Pro Bono Project hosts Wills Clinic in Pembroke, N.C., on Friday, March 27

The Pro Bono Project is looking for six additional student volunteers for the final Wills Clinic of the semester, scheduled from from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Friday, March 27, in Pembroke, N.C. Law students who volunteer will be working with local attorneys to help seniors draft and notarize simple wills, according to Bradley Setzer (’16), Pro Bono Project volunteer coordinator.

Pro Bono Project to host free Wills Clinic on March 13, March 27

The Pro Bono Project will host two free Wills Clinics in March, according to student organizers. The first is planned for Friday, March 13, 2015, in Alleghany County and the second is planned for Friday, March 27, 2015, in Pembroke, which is located in Robeson County. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project students participate in Wills Clinic in Ellerbe, N.C.

Wake Forest Law students traveled to Ellerbe, N.C. on Sept. 12 to participate in a Wills Clinic organized by the Pro Bono Project. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law students to assist at free Wills Clinic at Pembroke Legal Aid on Saturday, April 5

Wake Forest Law students will return to the Pembroke office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) to serve area clients at a free Wills Clinic on Saturday, April 5. Continue reading »