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Wake Forest School of Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) featured in Chronicle of Higher Education regarding her passion for the law and social justice

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently interviewed Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) about leading Wake Forest Law into the future.

The original story by Isaac Stein reads:

Suzanne Reynolds became interim dean of Wake Forest University’s School of Law last year, she hoped a new dean would bring a “fresh set of eyes” to the school where she has taught since 1981, she says. But as she was suggested repeatedly as a candidate, she came to embrace the new possibility. Continue reading »

Paul Wingate

Paul Wingate joins Wake Forest Law as assistant dean of development

Paul Wingate (BA ’92) has joined Wake Forest School of Law as the new Assistant Dean for Development. “Paul brings a fascinating background to his development work for the law school,” says Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77). “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to us, and I know from development trips with him in Charlotte and Greensboro that he loves the law school and its alumni.”

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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 »
eleanor

Eleanor Trefzger (‘10) is recipient of the Army Ten-Miler Race Commander’s Cup

On Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, Eleanor Trefzger (’10) and her teammates on the Fort Bragg Women’s Team became the recipients of the Commander’s Cup for winning this year’s Army Ten-Miler Race. The Army Ten-Miler is the second largest 10-mile race in the world, hosting more thank 35,000 participants each year.

Trefzger and the rest of the Fort Bragg Women’s Team received the trophy from General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) first woman to lead Wake Forest Law

She fell in love with the law at church. A small Methodist Church in Davidson County, N.C., to be precise, which found itself smack dab in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement. “When I was 11 years old, our preacher preached every sermon on civil rights issues. It made perfect sense to me. In fact, living in the segregated South, I couldn’t understand why every person of faith wasn’t speaking out about civil rights.” Continue reading »

C. Mark Wiley (’88) talks Supreme Court experience in U.S. v. Home Concrete & Supply

C. Mark Wiley (’85, JD ’88) is an attorney and Vice Chairman with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP in the firm’s Winston-Salem, N.C. office. Wiley is no stranger to the area as a Double Deacon. His practices include healthcare transactions, tax law, and timberland resources. He helps companies plan efficient tax structures, and also works with clients to resolve tax controversies. In addition, Mark helps hospitals and physician groups form joint ventures. He received his Bar Admission to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011 and worked on the U.S. Supreme Court case United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, argued on January 17, 2012.

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Judge Marty McGee (’95) discusses experience in U.S. Supreme Court cases Shaw v. Hunt and Shaw v. Cromartie

Judge Martin B. (Marty) McGee (’95) reflects on his past experience in the Shaw v. Hunt and Shaw v. Cromartie U.S. Supreme Court cases, inspired by a redistricting paper he wrote in 1994 while at Wake Forest Law under the supervision of Dean Miles Foy. McGee currently serves as a Special Superior Court Judge in Cabarrus County.
Richard Dietz ('02)

Richard Dietz (’02) argues before the U.S. Supreme Court in gun law case

Richard Dietz (’02) stood before the court, mere feet from the Chief Justice. Like any good lawyer — great, even — he was a virtual expert on the respective issue. He believed in his argument, confident he could tilt opinion in his favor. Continue reading »

Gene Braswell (’70) argues in U.S. Supreme Court in 1979 Miranda rights case

A career highlight for R. Gene Braswell (’70) occurred in 1979, when he appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue the case, North Carolina v. Butler. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law, Worrell Professional Center

Law Alumni Weekend to be held at Worrell Professional Center on Oct. 17-18, 2014

All Wake Forest Law School alumni are invited to participate in the school’s first-ever Law Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, 2014.
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