Women In Law

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Student organizations address #MeToo movement, domestic violence and sexual assault on Wednesday, April 18

Four student organizations will address issues surrounding the #MeToo movement, domestic violence, and sexual assault at two separate noon events on Wednesday, April 18, in the Worrell Professional Center. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue reading »

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Women in Law to host annual Girl Scout Mock Trial Program

Wake Forest School of Law’s Women in Law student organization is hosting its annual Girl Scout Mock Trial Program over the next month for all interested girls, grades 8-12, in the surrounding community.

“This is a great opportunity for high school age girls to learn a new skill, connect with potential mentors, and to bolster their resumes and college applications,” says Women in Law’s Hannah McGee (JD ’18). “We hope that you will share the following information with anyone in your family or community that may be interested in participating.” Continue reading »

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Women In Law, Pro Bono Honors Society 2016-17 inductees recognized

The Pro Bono Project hosted its Pro Bono Honors Society annual dinner and recognition event on April 11, 2017.  In addition to the inductees, in attendance were Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and Hazel Mack, interim Outreach Director for the law school.

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Wake Forest Law hosts ABA program ‘Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law’ on Thursday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law’s Women in Law, the Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) and the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association will present “Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law” from 3 to 5 p.m on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1101. Catharine Arrowood (JD ’73), former president of the North Carolina Bar Association, and the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) will help lead the training. Registration for the training, which is free and open to current students and alumni, is available here.

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Women Judges Forum co-sponsored by NCAWA and Women in Law set for Tuesday, Sept. 22

Each year the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA) hosts a set of forums by women judges at North Carolina’s seven law schools. The NCAWA’s Women Judges Forum at Wake Forest Law is set for Tuesday, Sept. 22, prior to the North Carolina Court of Appeals session at 3 p.m. Continue reading »

Joslin Davis (’77) named president-elect of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Joslin Davis (’77), a nationally recognized family law attorney, has been named president-elect of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

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Women in Law, Pre-Law Society to host author Susan Smith Blakely on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law Professor and WFU Pre-Law Adviser Laura Graham (’94), along with Women in Law and the Pre-Law Society, will host author and speaker Susan Smith Blakely from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. Blakely’s presentation is entitled, “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers.” Continue reading »

Photo of Janine Reder of Germany speaks during the LLM Women in Law Panel on Oct. 5.

LLM students pursue diverse legal paths

LL.M. students, Janine Reder of Germany, Mio Ukita of Japan, Juliana Barbosa of Brazil, and Munkhselenge Purevdorj of Mongolia, discussed what it is like to be female law students and attorneys in their home countries at the third LL.M. Women in Law Panel on Oct. 5.  This event was co-sponsored by the WFU Women in Law and International Graduate Programs. Continue reading »