Alumni

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Alumni in the News for February 2018

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from February 2018:

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Photo of Allan B. Head (BA ’66, JD ’69) receives the N.C. State Bar’s John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

Memorial service for longtime N.C. Bar Association Executive Director Allan B. Head (BA ’66, JD ’69) set for Feb. 20

Allan B. Head (BA ’66, JD ’69), who devoted 43 years of service to the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) and the North Carolina Bar Foundation, died on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the age of 73. He joined the staff of the NCBA/NCBF as executive secretary on Dec. 1, 1973, and served as executive director from 1981 until his retirement on Dec. 31, 2016, according to an e-mail sent out by the NCBA.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at White Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1704 Oberlin Road, Raleigh. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. A second service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Enterprise Baptist Church, 404 Enterprise Road, in Littleton, North Carolina.

“Allan Head had a profound impact on the legal profession in North Carolina,” said NCBA President Caryn McNeill. “The success of the North Carolina Bar Association is directly attributable to his vision and the degree to which he sincerely cared about our members and staff.  Continue reading »

Adjunct Professor Bettie Sousa (JD ’81) featured in N.C. Bar Association magazine

Adjunct Professor Bettie Sousa (JD ’81) was featured in the November 2017 issue of North Carolina Lawyer, the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) flagship magazine. Sousa authored the article, “‘Where She Has Practiced Her Entire Career’: Reflections On Coming a Long Way,“  which was first published at ncbarblog.com.

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Alumni in the News for January 2018

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from January 2018:

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Michael A. Grace (JD ’77) receives Wade M. Smith Award from NCBA Criminal Justice Section

Michael A. Grace (JD ’77), an adjunct professor for the Wake Forest University School of Law, will receive the Wade M. Smith Award from the North Carolina Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section at the Gilchrist/Smith Awards Dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, in Raleigh. Continue reading »

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Earn CLE ethics credits with Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) in February 2018

With the deadline for 2017 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits fast approaching, Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and the Wake Forest School of Law are offering two different CLE credit opportunities for Wake Forest Law alumni in seven North Carolina cities: Charlotte, Greenville, Hickory, Wake Forest, Wilimington and Winston-Salem. Credit approval is currently pending with the North Carolina State Bar Association (NCBA). Continue reading »

Alumni in the News for December 2017

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from December 2017:

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Alumni participate in Army JAG Corps Direct Commission Course (DCC)

Photo of Tim McLister (assigned to 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, NC), Jasmine Little (assigned to Fort Huachuca, AZ), and Erin Brown (assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart GA).

From left: Tim McLister (assigned to 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, NC), Jasmine Little (assigned to Fort Huachuca, AZ), and Erin Brown (assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart GA).

Several Wake Forest Law alumni recently met up at the Army JAG Corps Direct Commission Course (DCC) in Fort Benning, Georgia.

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Maria Travers with Roy Cooper and council members, photo courtesy of Market America

Maria Travers (LL.M ’13) appointed chair to NC’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

María Travers (LL.M. ’13) was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve as chair of North Carolina’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs.

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Alumni in the News for November 2017

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from November 2017: Continue reading »