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Professor Kate Mewhinney with Elder Law Clinic student attorneys.

Professor Kate Mewhinney with Fall 2014 Elder Law Clinic student attorneys.

 The Elder Law Clinic provides free legal assistance to moderate income seniors, and serves as a resource center for lawyers and other professionals.  To learn more, here’s a short video and an article from the N.C. State Bar Journal.  The Clinic accepts applications for assistance year-round, but sees clients only from September through April.  Click here for our latest newsletter and this article from the ABA President about the growing field of Elder Law.  The Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University is special for many reasons, not the least of which is the practical experience students gain by taking part in the program. To continue reading>>

 

VOTE

SAVE THE DATE:  October 8, 2014
Voting in NC:  What’s Changed and What to Know

Join representatives from the North Carolina Center for Voter Education, Democracy NC, The League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad, and the WFU Elder Law Clinic for a free informational program and question-and-answer session on voting rights in North Carolina. Topics covered include new rules on absentee voting and identification requirements, as well as the effective dates for each.  Special emphasis will be placed on the impact of new rules on older and disabled voters, but community leaders, caregivers, and members of the public are all welcome to come and learn.  Know your rights in time for the election!  The program will be held in the multipurpose room at Senior Services with a light lunch served.

Date:  Wednesday, October 8, 2014     Time:  11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location:   Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Dr. NW Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Directions and link to Google map:  2895 Shorefair Dr. NW Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Sponsors:

The WFU Elder Law Clinic
NC Center for Voter Education
Democracy NC
League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad
AARP of NC

NC Voter Resources
Click here to print event flyer.