Transactional Law Honor Society Members


Team Members

Justin Forcier

Justin Forcier is a 2L at Widener University School of Law. Since beginning law school, Justin has involved himself in activities that include being a staff member on The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, a member of the Transactional Law Competition Team, the President of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, and a member of the Environmental Law Society. Justin’s honors and awards during law school include, the Widener Scholar Award, Academic Merit Scholarship, and Certificate of Achievement in Criminal Law.

During the summer of 2013, Justin worked for the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office in the Motions and Appeals Unit. Here he wrote briefs that were filed with the court in opposition to Suppression Motions. He also conducted legal research, shadowed Assistant Prosecutors during trials and appeals, and attended client conferences. Justin also worked with the Megan’s Law Unit, where he tiered sex offenders who were being released, and with the Domestic Violence Unit, where he prepared paperwork for trial and met with the victims of restraining order violations.

Justin Forcier is a native and current resident of Camden County, New Jersey. He graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Justin worked fulltime for Safety Kleen Systems, Inc. in Southampton, New Jersey. While at Safety Kleen, Justin transported hazardous material in commercial vehicles and tankers. During his senior year of college, Justin managed the inventory, hazardous waste storage and transportation, and facility’s environmental compliance.

Nicole Triner

Originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 2L Nicole Triner joins the Transactional Law Competition Team as one of the team’s newest members. She received her B.A. in psychology from Elizabethtown College in 2012 and continued immediately onto law school the following fall. In addition to the TLCT, Nicole is a staff member on the Widener Law Review and currently works as a Law Clerk for a local firm. Nicole has a wide variety of legal interests and plans to eventually practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

As for outside the classroom, Nicole enjoys running and completed her first 5k this past July.

Gregory Flasser

Gregory Flasser is a 2L that expects to receive his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in May of 2015. In his first year of law school Greg earned the Certificate of Achievement Award in Torts, made Dean’s List for two consecutive semesters, and was granted membership to both The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and the Transactional Law Competition Team. He is also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity and participated in the American Association for Justice Mock Trial during his first two semesters at Widener. Following graduation from law school Greg intends to pursue a career in corporate transactional law within the tri-state area.

Greg graduated from Muhlenberg College in May of 2012. During his undergraduate career, he was a member of the John Marshall Pre-Law Society as well as the Muhlenberg Men’s Varsity Lacrosse Team.

Olufunke Fagbami

Olufunke Fagbami is a judicial extern to the Honorable Christopher Burke, Magistrate Judge of the District of Delaware. In addition to being a member of the TLCT, she is also a grade-on staff member of The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Black Law Students Association, and Christian Legal Society. Her honors include: Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Fellow; Widener Scholar; Dean’s List honoree, and Certificates of Achievement.

Ms. Fagbami recently worked as a summer associate at Saul Ewing, LLP, where she gained exposure to numerous practice areas including: Trusts and Estates; Public Finance; Labor and Employment; Higher Education; Patent Law; ERISA and other Insurance Law; Commercial Litigation; and White Collar Practice. Ms. Fagbami has also worked as a Legal Intern at the Law Office of Richard B. Bateman, where she analyzed legal issues in workmen’s compensation actions and other personal injury matters.

Ms. Fagbami graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in International Relations, concentrating in Diplomacy and World Order. As an undergraduate, she worked as a Research Assistant to Dr. Gretchen Bauer, Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, and also as a Resident Assistant for the University Department of Resident Life. Ms. Fagbami also served as the president of the Delaware African Students Association, and was a member of the Varsity Track Team.

Prior to law school, Ms. Fagbami worked as a Personal Banker at Wells Fargo Bank, a Financial Sales Consultant at PNC Bank, and a Certified Pharmacy Technician at Rite Aid Pharmacy.

Ms. Fagbami resides in Newark, Delaware, and intends to work in Wilmington, Delaware upon graduating in 2015. She serves as an usher at her church, the RCCG Abundant Life Center, and actively participates in the Abundant Life Youth Group. Ms. Fagbami immigrated to the United States from Nigeria in 1998.

John Gentile

John Gentile is a 2L at Widener University School of law who has demonstrate academic excellence.  John earned Dean’s List Distinction in his first semester at Widener Law and was also awarded a Certificate of Achievement in Constitutional Law I.  After completing his first year at Widener Law in the top 20% of his class, John was selected for the Transactional Law Competition Team and was also selected as a member as a member to The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.  John received a Widener Merit Scholarship based on his academic performance at Lafayette College.

This past summer, John was employed as a law clerk at MacElree Harvey of West Chester, PA where he gained extensive practical experience in business, land use, litigation and trusts/estates.

Mary Madden

Mary Madden is a 3L evening division student at Widener University School of Law.  While working towards achieving her law degree, Mary is earning a Business Organizations Law Certificate.  Mary is on the Dean’s List, and a member of the Transactional Law Competition Team and member of The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law.  She graduated with honors from Drexel University in 2002 with a B.S. in International Studies.

Mary currently works full-time as a legal assistant at a small law firm in Cherry Hill, NJ.

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