Dean Suzanne Reynolds

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 »

New grant allows Child Advocacy Clinic to expand custody guardianship for domestic violence victims

A new grant will allow Wake Forest Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic and the Children’s Law Center of North Carolina to partner to hire a custody attorney guardian for families where there is both domestic violence and issues over the custody of minor children. Continue reading »

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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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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) featured in The Chronicle of Winston-Salem

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), the first female Dean of the Wake Forest Law, was recently featured in The Chronicle of Winston-Salem for her accomplishments and future with the law school. The full article is as follows. Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) highlighted in National Jurist article about year of female deans

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) is featured in the National Jurist article, “Year of the female dean,” which published on July 8, 2015. Reynolds was appointed to lead her alma mater after serving as its executive associate dean for academic affairs from 2010 to 2014. Following a year of work as the interim dean, she is now the first woman ever appointed as the school’s head. Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) tell Asheville Citizen Times SCOTUS decision could become landmark case

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) and Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) are quoted in the following article originally published by the Asheville Citizen Times here.

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Professor Timothy Davis named Wake Forest Law’s newest academic dean

Professor Timothy Davis will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is the first African American to serve in this role at the law school. Continue reading »

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The Charlotte Observer Q&A: Wake Forest Law dean on what same-sex marriage ruling means for N.C.

The Charlotte Observer’s Tim Funk spoke to Dean Suzanne Reynolds to clarify just what does Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling mean for North Carolina? Does the decision affect magistrates who may cite religious objections to refuse to marry same-sex couples? And will gays and lesbians who marry their partners enjoy the same benefits and rights as other married couples? Continue reading »