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Contact

Visit us on the Wake Forest University main campus. We are located in the School of Law, Worrell Professional Center, via the University Parkway entrance.

Free, on-site parking available. 

For directions on driving, parking, and walking to our office:

Directions & Parking           Navigating the Building

Office Information

Office: Worrell 3214/3215

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mailing Address
Veterans Legal Clinic
P.O. Box 7206
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-6226

Tel: 336.758.2431
Fax: 336.758.4964
E-mail: lawvlc@wfu.edu

Staff

Photo of Clinic director Brandon HeffingerBrandon Heffinger, Esq.
Director, Veterans Legal Clinic

 

Brandon Heffinger is the Founder and Director of the Veterans Legal Clinic and an Adjunct Professor of Law. He formerly practiced law at Alston & Bird, LLP in Charlotte, NC and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Richard Voorhees in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Prior to law school, Brandon served as a Marine Corps officer, including tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and he continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve. Brandon holds a B.A. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law, and he is currently an M.P.A. candidate at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he is also a Zuckerman Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership.

Email: heffinbe@wfu.edu

Chris Geis, Esq.
Adjunct Professor

Email: geiscj@wfu.edu

Photo of Clinic Fellow Chris SalemmeChris Salemme, Esq.
Clinical Fellow

Chris Salemme is the clinical fellow of the Wake Forest Veterans Legal Clinic. He earned his bachelor of arts in Political Science from Furman University in 2014 and his juris doctor in 2017 from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy, and recipient of the Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service and the E. McGruder Faris Memorial Award. A First Lieutenant in the United States Army, Salemme will begin active duty service in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps in May 2018. Salemme’s article, Unpatriotic Profit: How For-Profit Colleges Target Veterans and What the Government Must Do to Stop Them was recently published in the Brigham Young Journal of Public Law.

Email: salecj14@wfu.edu
Phone: 336.758.2431
Location: Worrell 3215