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Alumni Profile: Mark Filburn (JD ’90)

Mark Filburn (JD ’90) wants what’s best for the Wake Forest University School of Law. Continue reading »

Certificate in Cyber Security to be offered at Charlotte Center beginning Sept. 15

One of the largest and most dynamic pieces of Enterprise Risk Management today is the emerging field that involves protecting organizations from threats as varied as nation-states, cyber criminals, national and international business competitors and hacktivists. Data breaches and even physical damage from cyber activity are daily headlines in the news.  Through a four evening course taught by experienced practitioners and focused on case studies, lecture, technical workshops and simulations, attendees will receive foundational knowledge in security models, risk assessment and response, secure systems development, crisis management and legal, regulatory and compliance issues. Continue reading »

Keith Shackleford

Keith Shackleford (JD ’96) featured in Wake Weekly about why he chose his hometown to practice law

Keith Shackleford (JD ’96) is featured in Wake Weekly, the local newspaper of Wake Forest, North Carolina, about his career and why he decided to come back to his hometown to practice law after earning his law degree from Wake Forest School of Law.  Continue reading »

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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Brandon Heffinger (’14) to clerk with Judge Richard L. Voorhees of U.S. District Court

Former U.S. Marine Corps Captain Brandon Heffinger (’14) has received and accepted an offer to clerk to with Judge Richard L. Voorhees of the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in Charlotte. He has been working at Alston & Bird LLP in Charlotte since graduation from Wake Forest Law. Professor Abigail Perdue worked with Heffinger when he participated in the Washington, D.C., Summer Judicial Externship Program during its initial launch. “He is a talented, bright, and ambitious young man,” says Perdue, who directs the program. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall named new Health Law and Policy Program director

Wake Forest Law is introducing its Health Law and Policy Program, which is designed to strengthen students’ knowledge and engagement to prepare them to enter the fields of health law and public policy, in fall 2015. Continue reading »

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 »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) receives Renaissance Lawyer Award from the North Carolina Bar Association

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) has received the H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). Continue reading »