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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) offering three North Carolina CLE ethics courses on the future of legal services throughout February

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and Wake Forest Law are partnering with the North Carolina Bar Association to offer three one-hour Continuing Legal Education (CLE) ethics courses entitled, “The ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services: Opportunities for Lawyers and Legal Education,” in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Raleigh in February 2016. The cost to attend is $20. Lunch will be provided at the Winston-Salem event and a reception will follow the events in Charlotte and Raleigh. Continue reading »

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Ashley Escoe (JD ’16) to clerk for North Carolina Supreme Court

Ashley Escoe (JD ’16) has accepted a judicial clerkship with Justice Cheri Beasley of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Escoe’s clerkship will begin August 2016, after she completes her third year of law school and takes the North Carolina bar exam.

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Wake Forest Law joins two other schools in blazing trail for possible new standardized testing option

Several years ago Wake Forest University blazed some trails by deciding to waive SAT scores for undergraduate admissions. Now Wake Forest Law is also testing some testing waters. Joining the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, which invited Wake Forest and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law ​schools to participate in its experiment, Wake Forest Law is assessing the reliability of the GRE® revised General Test as an additional standardized test for possible admission to law school.    Continue reading »

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Pro Bono Week features discussion with N.C. Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley on improving access to justice on Tuesday, Oct. 27

As part of this year’s National Pro Bono Week activities, the Pro Bono Project will host a discussion between North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley and Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ‘77) entitled, “Improving Access to Justice: A Call to Action,” at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 11:45 a.m.

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Wake Forest Law graduates top overall North Carolina bar exam passage rate

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 83 percent among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2015. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 58 percent, according to the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners.

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) among alumni named to newly created North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice (NCCALJ)

North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin has announced the full membership of the newly created North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice (NCCALJ).

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Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) named first assistant dean for instructional design, interim director of Master in Studies in Law degree

Wake Forest Law Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) has been named the law school’s first assistant dean for instructional design and interim director of the Master in Studies in Law (MSL) degree program. Continue reading »

Members of The Rose Council focus on engaging young alumni

Members of The Rose Council, Wake Forest Law’s young alumni organization, have been busy working to engage other young alumni over the past year.  Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) featured as Tar Heel of the Week in Raleigh News and Observer

Raleigh News and Observer Correspondent Marti Maguire featured Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) as the Tar Heel of the Week in the following story:

As a young law professor, Suzanne Reynolds was drawn to the field of family law because of the gender disparities she saw written into the state’s laws – antiquated notions she would work to change in a long career as a prominent expert in the field. Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) to give keynote at Women’s Equality Day in Charlotte on Wednesday, Aug. 26

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) will be the keynote speaker at the League of Women Voters in Charlotte event for Women’s Equality Day this year. Continue reading »