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Winston-Salem Journal article features the new CBS legal drama, ‘Reckless,’ which has ties to Wake Forest Law

On Sunday, June 29, “Reckless,” a show with ties to several Winston-Salem colleges including Wake Forest Law School, made its debut on CBS. In the show, male lead character Roy Rayder (Cam Gigandet) is a graduate of Wake Forest School of Law — as is Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94), the boyfriend of Dana Stevens, the creator and an executive producer on the show.

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Daniel S. Blynn (’03) is promoted to special counsel in Washington, D.C., office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has elected Wayne J. D’Angelo, Pamela D. Kaplan, Dean E. Loventhal, Matthew C. Luzadder, and Clyde Tinnen to partner and has promoted Hajir Ardebili, Evan Barnes, Daniel S. Blynn(’03), Martin Krolewski, Myra C. Mormile-Wolper, Dustin J. Painter and Damon W. Suden to special counsel, effective July 1, 2014. Continue reading »

New Bern City attorney Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94) gets bit part in TV show he helped inspire

Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94)  is stepping out of his role as New Bern city attorney this weekend to play the part of a bailiff in a new CBS television series he helped inspire. Continue reading »

Don Cowan (B.A. ’65, J.D. ’68) receives Judge John J. Parker Award, N.C. Bar Association’s highest honor

J. Donald Cowan Jr. (B.A. ’65, J.D. ’68) of Raleigh is the 36th recipient of the Judge John J. Parker Award, the highest honor presented by the North Carolina Bar Association. The award was presented on Saturday morning, June 21, at the N.C. Bar Association (NCBA) Annual Meeting in Wilmington by Rhoda Billings (’66), past president of the NCBA.

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NCBA recognizes five WFU alumni as outstanding citizen lawyers

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the NCBA Citizen Lawyer Award for 2014. Among the 19 lawyers selected from a statewide slate of nominees have been chosen for this recognition, five are Wake Forest University alumni. The award ceremony took place June 20 at the NCBA 2014 Annual Meeting in Wilmington.

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John Robert ‘J.R.’ Hooten (’63) elected to N.C. Bar Association Hall of Fame

The four newest members of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) General Practice Hall of Fame were inducted on Thursday, June 19, at the 116th Annual Meeting in Wilmington. Among the inductees is Wake Forest University School of Law alumnus John Robert “J.R.” Hooten (’63) of Oriental.

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N.C. Bar Association elects alumni as vice president, Board of Governors members

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) elected new vice presidents and board members on Saturday, June 21, at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Wilmington. Their service begins immediately as members of the NCBA Board of Governors for 2014-15. Among the elected members are three Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University School of Law alumni.

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Catharine Biggs Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76) sworn in as N.C. Bar Association’s newest president

Catharine Biggs Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76), a partner with the Parker Poe law firm in Raleigh, was sworn as the N.C. Bar Association’s newest president on June 21, 2014, at the Wilmington Convention Center. Continue reading »

'Big Brother' Chad Brown (right) and Erik, his 'Little Brother.'

Chad Brown (’01, JD ’06) receives statewide honor from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mentoring matters to Chad Brown (’01, JD ’06), who is North Carolina’s Big Brother of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters Services. He also won the Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Services Mentor Award. Continue reading »

Reckless premieres on CBS on June 29 and features WFU Law as the alma mater of the male lead character.

Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94) inspires Wake Forest Law’s role in new CBS show ‘Reckless’

Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94) has extended his loyalty to his alma mater all the way to Hollywood. His longtime girlfriend, Dana Stevens, is a screenwriter and creator/executive producer/writer of the new television series, “Reckless,” that CBS is airing the pilot on Sunday, June 29, at 9 p.m. (EST). In the storyline, Stevens makes the male lead character, Roy Rayder, a Wake Forest Law graduate. Continue reading »