Dean Suzanne Reynolds

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‘The Voice’ finalist Braiden Sunshine, Dan River Girls to perform Thursday, Sept. 15, for Children’s Law Center birthday

Braiden Sunshine, a finalist a couple of seasons ago on NBC’s hit music competition “The Voice,” is scheduled to participate in a benefit for the Children’s Law Center (CLC) of Central North Carolina’s first-annual Birthday Blast.

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Professor Simone Rose named Wake Forest Law’s first Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Professor Simone Rose has been named Wake Forest Law’s first Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, effective July 1, 2016.

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Michael L. Robinson sworn in as newest judge for North Carolina Business Court

Michael Lindsay Robinson was sworn in on July 1, 2016, as Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases of the newest North Carolina Business Court to be located at Wake Forest Law.  Wake Forest Law sponsored the ceremony held in the Worrell Professional Center.

“If the ‘I like Mike’ club was invited to come on a day when it wasn’t a Friday before a holiday and the legislature wasn’t still in session and working, I’m not exactly sure where we would have gathered together,” quipped North Carolina Business Court Chief Justice James L. Gale, who presided over the ceremony of an estimated 150 attendees.

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Professor Jonathan Cardi named Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Professor Jonathan Cardi will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, taking up the position officially on July 1, 2016. Professor Cardi will be moving into the position currently held by Professor Timothy Davis, who has served as the academic dean for the past year. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law celebrates first JD/MDiv and JD/MaSus dual degrees, first female SJD degree holder and confers hoods on 200-plus graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on more than 200 graduates on Sunday, May 15, including 184 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 16 international Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, 11 Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and two Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The school conferred hoods on the first two JD/MDiv dual degree graduates, Ashley Escoe of Arnoldsville, Georgia, and Marie Nkonge of Greensboro, North Carolina, and the first JD/MaSUS dual degree graduate, Nicholas Griffin of Fox Island, Washington. In addition, the law school conferred a hood on its first female SJD, Danya Abdulrahman Bin Mahatsin of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Continue reading »

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Triad Business Journal interviews Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) about Wake Forest Law becoming home to newest North Carolina Business Court

Wake Forest Law’s hosting of the newest North Carolina Business Court was covered in the Triad Business Journal’s article, “How Wake Forest Law landed the state’s newest business court seat,” by reporter Owen Covington originally published on March 15, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law to become home to newest North Carolina Business Court

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Wake Forest University School of Law will become home to the newest North Carolina Business Court, state officials announced Wednesday, March 9.

The newest courtroom should be ready to take cases in January 2017, according to Wake Forest Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ‘77). Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) quoted in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly about standardized tests

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) is quoted in the following story, “Wake Forest Law weighs alternatives to LSAT for admissions” published originally in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly on March 2.

The story discusses law schools that are considering accepting the GRE in place of the LSAT. Wake Forest School of Law is in the process of conducting tests to determine the reliability of the GRE in comparison to the LSAT. Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) quoted in ‘The Wall Street Journal’ about standardized tests

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) was quoted in the following article, “LSAT’s Grip on Law-School Admissions Loosens,” published originally in “The Wall Street Journal” on Feb. 21.

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) teaches Continuing Legal Education (CLE) ethics courses

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and Wake Forest Law in partnership with the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) offered a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) ethics course on Friday, Feb. 12, in the Worrell Professional Center courtroom.  Continue reading »