And most recently he has been appointed to the membership of one of the federal advisory boards that is implementing a part of the new health- care reform law. It will only help you keep the doctor you have. According to the statute, the purpose of the CO-OP program is to foster the creation of a nonprofit health insurance to offer qualified health plans in the individual and small group markets. Hall said. He was named a fellow of the prestigious Hastings Center, a premier research institute in bioethics, in October King, Letitia H.
Health L. Shapiro, however, loved law school and in fact, realized he wanted to teach in a law school one day. Fast forward and Shapiro, who teaches administrative law among other courses at Wake Forest law school, is one of the nations leading experts in administrative procedure and regulatory policy. As the associate dean for Research and Development and the University Distinguished Chair in Law, Shapiro is often quoted in national media outlets including USA Today and the New York Times on regulatory failures, including the largest oil spill in American history, the recent Toyota recall.
Hurricane Katrina and coal mine explosions. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. This has real consequences for Americans. What we fail to realize is that, while government can limit liberty, it can also enhance it. Taking inflation into account, some agencies now receive only half as much funding as they used to, leaving them dangerously short of personnel. The result, he said, is a series of unprecedented regulatory failures. Shapiro started thinking about teaching law school while he was still in school at the University of Pennsylvania.
I liked the intellectual atmosphere, the arguments and the challenge of reforming the law. Our idea about CPR was there was lots of good academic writing that never found its way into policy debates particularly in Washington, D. He has written seven books, contributed chapters to seven additional books, authored or coauthored more than 50 articles. Shapiro has been a consultant to government agencies and has been called to testify before Congress on regulatory subjects.
Law Rev. Lawyers Weekly, regarding mandatory arbitration of nursing home negligence and wrongful death actions. State House Reps. Driesen eds. Senate, Aug. Wake Forest University, Oct. Participated in the initial meeting of this alumni board on Oct. Ronald F. Every Wake Forest law student has benefited from the philanthropy of others. Tuition covers only about 66 percent of the cost of a law students education at Wake Forest; gifts from alumni and friends have made up the difference since the beginning of the Wake Forest law school.
Scholarships exist because of the generosity of individuals like you. V much retiring law school Admissions Director Melanie Nutt has n-. Mi'te '. Nutt plans to retire following the spring semester. If you are interested in showing your support, visit wfu. For questions on making your gift, contact Jennifer S. Hudson, Assistant Director of Law Development at This leadership gift will greatlv support The Wake Forest Fund or :. Collier and her husband met while he was in law school in Wake Forest, N.
We extend our gratitude for the generosity and leadership of these dedicated individuals. Thomas L. Sager law scholarship, which will benefit a Wake Forest law student in financial need. This fund was also supported by many corporations in honor of Tom. This theme of professionalism continued through lunch as six law students - one from each of the clinical programs - spoke about their experience and how it has affected them as a law student.
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The board members also learned more about the upcoming capital campaign and the role the law school will take. Following the meeting, board members participated in a networking reception to help students begin to develop skills in this area. Our very own law school Dean Blake D. Morant, shared with the audience all that has been accomplished due to their support over the last year. C lasses of and celebrate homecoming The class of celebrated their 30th law school reunion during university homecoming on Oct.
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Led by Ann Goodman and Karen Peeler, more than 50 alumni came back to campus to celebrate this wonderful occasion. If you would like to make a class gift, visit www. The class of celebrated their 25th law school reunion at the University tailgate before the Wake Forest v. Navy football game. New board committee chairs also began their term. Members of the law class of gather in front of the Forsyth Country Club during their 30th Reunion on Oct. Members of the class of reminisce during their 30th reunion.
Cliff Britt '86 speaks to a law student during Networking Reception. At the time. Wake Forest University School of Law had already accepted him for admission. Although he met Obama twice on the campaign trail, since going to work at the White House, Ahrens has not encountered the president in person. He has developed extraordinary respect for the people with whom he works and describes a working environment that is less glamorous and more equable than outsiders might expect.
The amazing people I work with work in the hope of helping America to be a better place. He works most closely with the attorneys on the team and finds their commitment inspiring. He was born in Germany, but raised in Mishawaka, Ind. His maternal grandfather was one of 12 children whose first language was Cajun French. His grandfather served in Europe during World War II and returned to attend college, raise six children, operate an appliance store until retirement and become an apple farmer until his mid- 80s.
Briggs has semi-retired after 48 years of private practice in Asheville and Mars Hill, N. His public service to the State of North Carolina has included: N. Western district; resident and special superior court judge; district court judge; chairman of the N. Parole Commission and N.
Industrial Commission; board member with the N. Department of Transportation; and district administrator for Congressman Charles H. He lives in Mount Airy, N. Law School Dean Blake Morant attended the event. Super Lawyer. He is a retired superior court judge and has written two novels. He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in administrative law. Miller has been named the ninth president of Pfeiffer University, a United Methodist-related institution in North Carolina. He and his wife, Donna, have three adult children: Michael, Lisa and Jake. The U.
She has been named president of the American Board of Certification. He was appointed chair of the executive committee at the annual meeting of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. As a litigator who has focused primarily on labor and employment law and championing diversity in the profession throughout his career, Adams is also happy to be at a company with an enormous employee and customer base, which is as diverse as the world itself.
He credits his success along his career path to advice from his mentors and a willingness to take risks when unexpected opportunities present themselves. He is also in charge of other significant litigation and class action matters, corporate internal investigations, worldwide, and diversity outreach initiatives. For Adams, diversity issues and labor and employment law are wrapped up within a civil rights practice. Adams discovered that in his enthusiasm, the fan had crossed the safety zone and literally got into the line of fire.
A jury exonerated his clients of any wrongdoing. Adams credits his career success to the enthusiasm of former Professor Butch Covington. I learned to love the law through his example, and if you love the law, desiring to develop your craft comes naturally. Berger has been re-elected to the N. He has been the Republican leader since Gallagher has been named senior vice president of government affairs for the American Pharmacists Association. Daggett is senior partner with Daggett Shuler in Winston-Salem. He has been named one of The Best Lawyers in America.
Reid McGraw Jr. He was named a N. He was also named one of the Top attorneys in North Carolina. Edwin Williamson is in his fourth year with Eastman Chemical Co. Griffis C.
Shuler is a partner and manager with Daggett Shuler in Winston-Salem. He has been appointed chair of the N. Pilkey is a federal administrative law judge with the Social Security Administration. She is counsel in the litigation department. What is surprising is that she has spare :ime. When she is not putting ogether deals for famous performers, she is helping inventors protect and iwense new technologies. Adegbonmire grew up in Baltimore. She was born at Tlie Johns Hopkins Hospital, where her mother, a Baltimore native, works as a pre-admission counselor.
Her name, pronounced Ah- day-bo-marry, comes from the Yoruba language of her Nigerian father. She attended The Bryn Mawr School, a private, all-girl day school, and after graduating in , chose Wake Forest University partly because the campus reminded her of Bryn Mawr. Her decision was sealed when she discovered that renowned poet Maya Angelou was on the faculty. Eighteen months before, Adegbonmire crossed paths with Angelou at a teen summit in Washington, D. As the poet spoke some inspiring words to her group, Angelou locked eyes with her.
She returned to S Wake Forest in She even started 9 a lecture series and brought Angelou in. What excites her most about her ; role? She is a member of the labor and employment team. She practices general civil litigation handling matters in construction law and real estate litigation. He has been appointed to represent death-sentenced clients in habeas corpus proceedings. John R. Olson has been a lawyer in Charlotte, N. He led a team of Ukrainian lawyers representing Berislaw Construction Materials as the company was being acquired by ArelorMittal.
I niversitv goes way back. It also has some interesting twists and turns. Atlanta as an associate general manager representing Georgia lech. Ass-ociation, where he was the asNi. Following Georgia Tech, McLamb held numerous roles in athletic adinir. Fie then played a pivotal role in assisting Georgia State in establishing their first-ever football team in school history while working with three-time NFL head coach and Georgia State football consultant Dan Reeves to secure funding from alumni and area business leaders. McLamb later became the director of regional development for the university responsible for soliciting major gift prospects with a specific focus on university alumni and friends in the Carolinas and Virginia.
It provided me with good experience and valuable insight into what we are doing at Wake Forest with our development efforts and regional development directors in the key cities of Charlotte, Raleigh, Atlanta, New York and Washington, D. He and his wife, Kerri, wanted to be closer to family.
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