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Julia Wicker Lee (BA ’99, JD ’03) appointed UNCW Associate General Counsel

September 1st, 2016

Julia Wicker Lee (BA ’99, JD ’03) has been appointed Associate General Counsel for the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW).  The following article regarding her appointment was released by UNCW News on Aug. 30, 2016. Julia Wicker Lee has been appointed Associate General Counsel for the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Prior to joining ...

Group photo of Mike Stephens (JD ’18) and Malcolm Boyd (JD ’18) posing with their awards and judges Richard Dietz (JD ’02), Denise Hartsfield (JD '91) and Eric Morgan following the 45th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Mike Stephens (JD ’18) wins 45th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

April 15th, 2016

Mike Stephens  (JD ’18), a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, won the 45th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round on Friday, April 15, in the Worrell Professional Center. Stephens argued in opposition of Malcolm Boyd  (JD ’18), a native of Hartsville, South Carolina, who was named runner-up of the competition.  The final round showcases ...

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45th Walker Moot Court Competition finals set for Friday, April 15

April 14th, 2016

The Wake Forest Moot Court has announced its first-year finalists for the 45th Walker Moot Court Competition. The semi-final rounds will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14.  The final round will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 15, Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. On Thursday in Room 1312, David Layman ...

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Wake Forest Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court Team reaches final four

March 14th, 2016

The Wake Forest Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court team of Katherine Haddock (JD ’17), Emily Jeske (JD ’17) and James Lathrop (JD ’17) competed from March 3-5 at the Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition at Albany School of Law in Albany, New York. “The team represented Wake Forest beautifully, reaching the ...

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Blake Stafford (JD ’17) wins 44th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition

November 20th, 2015

Blake Stafford (JD ’17) of Baton Rouge, Louisana, is the winner of the final round of the 44th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Law Moot Court Board, held on Nov. 20 in the Worrell Professional Center. Stafford represented the fictional plaintiff, while Emily Jeske (JD ’17) of Clemmons, North Carolina, represented ...

Final rounds of Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition begin Monday, Nov. 16

November 16th, 2015

Wake Forest’s Moot Court Board will hold the final rounds for 2015 Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition beginning Monday, Nov. 16. The final competitors include: Ryan Bowersox (JD ’17), Matt Cloutier (JD ’17), Christopher Conley (JD ’17), Drew Culler (JD ’17), Casey Fidler (JD ’17), Daniel Fowler (JD ’17), Wes Harty (JD ’17), Emily ...

Kayla Frederickson (JD ’16) to clerk for North Carolina Court of Appeals

November 12th, 2015

Kayla Frederickson (JD ’16) has accepted a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Richard Diet  (JD ’02) of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Frederickson’s clerkship will begin in September 2016, after she completes her third year of law school and takes the North Carolina Bar Exam. Frederickson’s activities at Wake Forest Law have included serving ...

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Joseph Greener (JD ’16) to clerk with U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leonard in the Eastern District of Virginia

November 3rd, 2015

Joseph Greener (JD ‘16) has accepted an offer to clerk with U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leonard in the Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk after graduation, according to the Wake Forest Law Clerkship Committee. Greener hails from Lake Bluff, Illinois, and serves as the current Student Bar Association (SBA) president. The SBA Executive Board ...

Wake Forest Law Moot Court teams remain competitive

October 7th, 2015

Wake Forest Law Trial and Moot Court teams won numerous regional events to advance to national competitions during the past year. Wake Forest Law fielded two teams in the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (STAC) held in March in Raleigh, North Carolina. The AAJ Trial Team coaches are Adjunct Professor ...

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Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court team competes in international round, wins third-place for best brief

April 30th, 2015

The members of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Team received the third-place medal for best brief in the international round held at Stetson College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. on April 16-18, 2015. The team, led by Professor John Knox, is composed of law students Elissa Hachmeister (’16), Ashley Escoe (’16) and Emily ...