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Erin Tanner (’11) argues in Fourth Circuit as part of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

March 29th, 2011

Erin Tanner (’11) argued recently in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in the case of Beasley v. Arcapita, Inc., as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  Amy Puckett (’11), who worked with Tanner on the appeal, also attended the argument, which was held in the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Va., ...

Sports Law team performs well at Tulane’s Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court Competition

March 9th, 2011

The Wake Forest School of Law team performed well at the Mardi Gras Sports Law Competition sponsored by Tulane Moot Court Board, said the team’s coach, Professor  Don Castleman. The team consisted of Heath Tripp, Phillip Ross and Matt Antonell. “The team advanced to the round of 16 in the most bizarre competition I have experienced ...

Group photo of Professor Walker and students Christopher Maner, Zoe Niesel, Douglas Ansel, David Senter Jr., and Alex Lutz, and Dean Blake Morant

Wake Forest law team wins Super Regional Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

February 14th, 2011

The Wake Forest University School of Law team won the South Super Regional Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Houston, Texas, defeating the University of Virginia School of Law team in the championship round on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.   The Wake Forest team of Douglas Ansel, team captain and of counsel; Alexander ...

National Moot Court Team earns its way to semifinals

November 16th, 2010

The Wake Forest University School of Law National Moot Court Team competed in the Richmond regional on Nov. 5-6 and won three out of four matches, making the semifinals and falling just short of a trip to the national finals.  The team is made up of Luke Macdowall (’11), Katie Serfas (’11) and Rebecca Wood (’11). Twenty teams ...

Alumna argues in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

May 5th, 2010

Sarah Nichols Copeland (’08) recently argued to a panel of judges in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in the case of United States v. Saucedo, Case Number 08-40186. Copeland is providing pro bono representation to one of the defendants in the Saucedo appeal, Christopher Jaime Cardenas. Copeland is a second-year ...

Zoe Niesel wins 39th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

April 18th, 2010

First-year law student Zoe Niesel won the 39th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition at the Wake Forest University School of Law on Friday, April 16. Arguing a fictitious Title IX case between a university and a female student-athlete, Niesel was able to successfully argue in favor of the defense. Fellow first-year law student ...

Great Gabriellis finish successful Moot Court competition in New York

March 5th, 2010

A team from the Wake Forest University School of Law advanced to the “Sweet 16” during the Gabrielli Family Law Moot Court competition held the last weekend in February at the Albany Law School in New York. The team — Rebecca Beckett, Darren Lindamood and Ashleigh Wilson — was part of a field of 19 ...

Environmental Law Moot Court Team heading to international competition

February 11th, 2010

The Wake Forest University School of Law Environmental Law Moot Court Team took second place in the national competition in Baltimore over the weekend of Feb. 6-7. The trio of Ben Wiles (’11), Colby Stevenson (’11), and John Byron (’11), who are coached by Professor Richard Schneider, defeated a team from the University of Wisconsin ...

Wake Forest National Moot Court team advances to national finals

November 24th, 2009

Wake Forest’s two National Moot Court teams competed very successfully in a regional tournament the weekend of Nov. 20-21 in Richmond, Va., with both teams advancing to the regional quarterfinals, and one team going on to earn a trip to New York City in February for the national finals. Twenty teams, from 11 law schools, ...

Kelly Beth Bowker (’11) wins 38th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition

November 20th, 2009

Kelly Beth Bowker (’11) is the winner of the final round of the 38th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Wake Forest University School of Law Moot Court Board. Bowker represented the appellees, Field of Dreams, LLC and Coopers & Towne, LLC, versus Katie Serfas (’11), who represented the appellant, Mary Baker. “Ms. ...