Alumni

Garland Yates (JD ’76) featured in Asheboro Courier-Tribune as one of North Carolina’s longest-serving DAs

Former Randolph County District Attorney Garland Yates (JD ’76), one of the longest-serving district attorneys in North Carolina, is featured in the following story, “Yates retires after 36 years as DA,” written by Larry Penkava and published by the Asheboro Courier-Tribune on Jan. 3, 2017. An excerpt follows:

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Politico reports Josh Pitcock (JD ’01) expected to be named chief of staff for Vice President elect Mike Pence

Politico reports that Vice President-elect Mike Pence is expected to name Josh Pitcock (JD ’01) as his chief of staff in the following story, “Pence expected to name Josh Pitcock as chief of staff,” written by Matthew Nussbaum and published on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Joslin Davis (JD ’77) provides national media insight regarding ‘Brangelina’ and other celebrity breakups

 Joslin Davis (JD ‘77) is an expert on complex property distribution, child support and custody matters, alimony, business valuations and more.  Recently, many national media outlets reached out to Davis to provide insight into the divorce-related issues of former celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, also known as “Brangelina.”  Davis has discussed the fate of the couple’s child custody matters and business and personal fortunes in publications such as Forbes, CNBC, People magazine and TheWrap.
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Alumni, professors featured in Law School Transparency podcast series ‘Women in the Law’

Wake Forest Law, along with the university’s Office of the Provost, the Wake Graduate Women in Business (WGWIB),  the Pro Humanitate Institute, the Anna Julia Cooper Center and the Women’s Center. has sponsored the first podcast and roundtable discussions about sexism in the legal profession for the new Law School Transparency (LST) podcast series, “Women in the Law.”

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Scott Weltz (JD ’94) witnesses history and the end of an era

Scott Weltz (JD ’94) shares his memories as a Russian interpreter in East Germany during a pivotal moment in history. The original story, “The fall of the Berlin Wall” was written by Kerry M. King (BA ’85) and was published in Wake Forest Magazine on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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Allan Head (JD ’69) featured as Tar Heel of the Week

Allan Head (JD ’69) was featured as Tar Heel of the Week in the following Raleigh News and Observer story published here on Nov. 5, 2016.

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Forsyth County Assistant District Attorney Harold Eustache Jr. (JD ’14) assigned to county’s new veterans treatment court

Harold Eustache Jr. (JD ’14), assistant Forsyth County district attorney, has been assigned to the county’s new veterans treatment court which opens later this month.  Eustache will work with Casey Shillito, an assistant public defender. Both men are military veterans.

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Marshall Eudy (JD ’11) profiled in Austin American-Statesman about relationship with sister and involvement with Down syndrome association

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11), corporate counsel of Mood Media, was profiled in the following Austin American-Statesman article, “Marshall Eudy and the making of a perfect family,” published on Oct. 5, 2016.  The article details his relationship with his beloved sister Gracie, who was born with Down syndrome; his involvement with Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and more.

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Eric Iskra (JD ’94) elected to ABA’s Council of the Labor and Employment Law section

Eric Iskra (JD ’94) was elected to the Council of the Labor and Employment Law section of the American Bar Association (ABA) in September 2016.

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Lisa Dubs (JD ’87) receives 2016 J. Kirk Osborn Award for outstanding death penalty defense

Lisa Dubs (JD ’87) won the Center for Death Penalty Litigation’s (CDPL) 2016 J. Kirk Osborn Award on Oct. 6, 2016.  Dubs was recognized for her outstanding defense work on behalf of indigent clients facing the death penalty.  Dubs is renowned for protecting clients from conviction and securing life sentences in challenging capital cases, according to the CDPL website.

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