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Pro Bono Project helps Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center patients receive free legal help

April 23rd, 2014

This academic year, the Pro Bono Project has teamed up with Novant Health, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to provide advance directives to patients in-house at these clinics. Each week students pair up with a Womble Carlyle attorney at either the Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center, Wake Forest Baptist Cancer ...

Law students volunteer as Affordable Care Act Navigators through Pro Bono Project

April 23rd, 2014

With the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplace in October 2013, nearly a dozen Wake Forest Law students have volunteered as Affordable Care Act Navigators. Navigators have gone through more than 25 hours of federal and state training on the ACA and Health Insurance Marketplace. Alongside Legal Aid, Wake Navigators have helped enroll uninsured North Carolinians in communities ...

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

March 25th, 2014

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. Although LANC receives a grant to prepare advance directives for local residents, demand in the past few years has exceeded Pembroke office resources, according to Wake ...

Wake Forest Pro Bono Project collaborates with WFBMC Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide cancer patients with free legal help

March 13th, 2014

The  Pro Bono Project at Wake Forest Law is partnering with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center  to help cancer patients with legal needs free of charge at WFBMC’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Downtown Health Plaza starting Friday, March 28. More than 40 Wake Forest Law students have been trained regarding advance directives and are dedicated to engaging in medical ...

Ashley White (’14) gives presentation to seniors at area church regarding end-of-life care

November 13th, 2013

Ashley White (’14) gave a presentation regarding Advance Directive documents to older members of Mount Zion Baptist Church on Monday, Nov. 4. White provided legal information on the purpose of wills and powers of attorney to members of the church. “The presentation  included giving information on Advance Directives, which allow patients to spell out decisions about end-of-life care ...

Law students to help Wills Clinic at Pembroke Legal Aid of North Carolina on Saturday, Nov. 9

November 7th, 2013

Wake Forest Law students will be returning to the Pembroke office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC)  to serve area clients at a free Wills Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 9. Although LANC receives a grant to prepare advance directives for local residents, demand in the past few years has exceeded Pembroke office resources, according ...

Pro Bono Project to host ‘Wills for Heroes’ event with Young Lawyers Division of N.C. Bar Association on Saturday, Oct. 26

October 22nd, 2013

Wake Forest Law will host “Wills for Heroes,” sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the N.C. Bar Association, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Worrell Professional Center. The ‘Wills for Heroes’ program provides legal documents free of charge to emergency first responders, including wills, living wills, and powers ...

Pro Bono Project helps individuals with new healthcare options made available by Affordable Care Act

October 18th, 2013

The Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project is collaborating with Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC)  to help individuals understand and enroll in the new health insurance options made available by the Affordable Care Act. Organizers say this project will allow law students to provide one-on-one assistance to help consumers understand the options for health ...

Law students participate in pro bono Wills Clinic in Sparta, N.C., over Fall Break

October 18th, 2013

Eight Wake Forest Law students participated in a pro bono Wills Clinic during their fall break on Friday, Oct. 11, as part of the Pro Bono Project. The clinic was held at the Alleghany Senior Citizen Center in Sparta, N.C., according to Aurora Stierwald (’14), a member of the Pro Bono Project, who helped organize ...

Fifth annual Public Interest Retreat planned for Friday, Oct. 18

September 30th, 2013

The fifth annual Public Interest Retreat will be held beginning at noon on Friday, Oct. 18, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. This year the retreat will focus on public interest lawyers and their career paths, according to organizers. This event is open to all law students and lunch will be served. As part of ...