Six Rose Council members among alumni to be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9

United States Supreme Court

United States Supreme Court

Six Rose Council members and two parents of Wake Forest Law graduates are among the 23 alumni who will be sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 9, 2015.

The alumni are: Aubrey Gordon (‘07), Chris Sanders (’08), Douglas Ansel (‘11), Mike Young (’93), Jessie Cohan (‘06), Amy Holbrook (’06, JD ’09), Mike Miller (MBA ’75, JD ’78), Jerry Eagle (’65), Reid Acree (’82, JD ’89), Roger Smith (’11), James Brennan (’03), John Cilley (’85), Bonnie Martin (’97), Robert Grant (’71, JD ’74), Ashleigh Wilson (’11), Shana Hurt (’95, JD ’99), Chris Jackson (’11), Marc Langston (’11), Rich McPherson (’10), Stephen Coles (’77, JD ’80), Zaneta Robinson (’03), Kathleen Maloney (’04) and Brandon Barnes (’09).

The 2015 Supreme Court Bar Admission trip will begin on Sunday, March 8, with a cocktail reception in the evening. The group will then be sworn in on the morning of Monday, March 9.

“The weekend is a special and unique experience and has become one of, if not the most, popular event of the year,” says Assistant Dean of Development Jon McLamb.

If you are interested in participating in the 2016 Supreme Court Trip, please contact Karleigh King at kingkj@wfu.edu or (336) 758-5800.

To be eligible for the 2016 Supreme Court Bar ceremony with the Wake Forest School of Law, alumni must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must have been admitted to practice in the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession, or the District of Columbia for a period of at least three years immediately before the date of application; must not have been the subject of any adverse disciplinary action pronounced or in effect during that three-year period; and must appear to the Court to be of good moral and professional character.
  • Applicants must obtain a “certificate of good standing” from the presiding judge, clerk, or other authorized official of the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession, or of the District of Columbia.
  • Applicants will be required to pay a fee of $200, payable to the U.S. Supreme Court.