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Lawrence Baker (JD ’90) elected as NCADA secretary

The North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA) recently held its 38th annual meeting where Lawrence Baker (JD ’90)  was elected to serve as secretary .  Continue reading »

Allan Head ('69)

Allan Head (’66, JD ’69) awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Allan Head (’66, JD ’69) has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. This is awarded to outstanding North Carolinians who have a proven record of service to the State. Continue reading »

Logan Roach (BS '07)

Logan Roach (BS ’07) joins Wake Forest University Advancement as development officer for School of Law

Logan Roach (BS ’07) has joined Wake Forest University Advancement as a Development Officer for the School of Law.  He began reporting to the North Carolina Major Gifts team on May 18, 2015, and works closely with Assistant Dean for Law Development Paul Wingate and the rest of the law school development team. Continue reading »

Betsy J. Walsh ('94)

Betsy J. Walsh (’94) is first living organ donor appointed to President of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network

Betsy J. Walsh (’94), vice president and deputy general counsel for Novant Health, Inc., has been elected president of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) board of directors. She will serve a one-year term beginning in July 2015. Continue reading »

Outgoing North Carolina Bar President Catharine Arrowood (’73, ’76) leads by example

When Catharine Arrowood (’73, ’76) attended Wake Forest Law, it was a different time. In 1973, women were just beginning to gain a foothold in careers such as law that were traditionally reserved for men. Continue reading »

Christopher Nichols ('91, JD '94) with Dean Suzanne Reynolds at the NC Advocates for Justice induction ceremony on June 15, 2015.

North Carolina Advocates for Justice elect Chris Nichols (’91, JD ’94) as president

Chris Nichols (’91, JD 94), a partner at the Nichols Law Firm in Raleigh, has been elected president of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ), a state-wide association of attorneys and other legal professionals who protect the rights of all North Carolinians in civil and criminal cases. Continue reading »

COURTESY OF IMG COLLEGE

Ben Sutton (BA ’80, JD ’83) receives state’s top honor, Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Winston-Salem businessman Ben Sutton Jr. ,the head of collegiate sports marketing company IMG College, has received the state’s top honor, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Sutton was presented the award Tuesday night by Gov. Pat McCrory, with state Rep. Donny Lambeth and Wake Forest University President Nathan Hatch in attendance. Continue reading »

Will Hester ('14) and Erin Woodrum ('14)

Erin Woodrum (’14) and Will Hester (’14) share their experiences at Piedmont Law Center

After Erin Woodrum (’14) passed the bar exam, she spent some time at home feeling sorry for herself about not having a job. She considered going into solo practice, but was petrified at that prospect. After suffering a mini-meltdown about her options with a group of young lawyers, she called contacts at the School of Law.

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Angie Cecil (’00, JD ‘08) receives Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration

Angie (Wood) Cecil (’00, JD ‘08) is among the recipients of the Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration. Cecil works in Washington, D.C., for the Department of Justice as Senior Supervisory Counsel. Continue reading »

Alumni Profile: Caitlin Stanley Burks (’11) sheds light on civil rights cases for U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights

 

Caitlin Stanley Burks (’11)

Caitlin Stanley Burks (’11)

A number of high-profile cases involving sexual assault on college campuses have galvanized public attention in recent years. But beneath the hyperbole of headlines and dueling debates on cable news shows,  Caitlin Stanley Burks (11) is one of a cadre of lawyers who diligently work to shed light, not heat, on the cases they investigate. Continue reading »