Photo of Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77) in Worrell Professional Center library

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), John Robinson to present CLE program, ‘The Ethics of Clarence Darrow,’ on April 25 at Johnston County Courthouse

Wake Forest Law will host a two-hour Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program for the North Carolina Bar Association from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the Johnston County Courthouse’s Old Superior Courtroom.

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Pro Bono Project students, alumni to help coastal North Carolina Habitat for Humanity clients over Spring Break 2017

Wake Forest Law students involved in the Pro Bono Project are going to bring their Pro Humanitate spirit to help North Carolina coastal residents over Spring Break 2017, according to Executive Director Sarah Saint (JD ’17).

Under the direction of supervising attorneys, who also happen to be Wake Forest Law alumni, students will conduct a Wills and Advance Directives Clinic at the Brunswick County Habitat for Humanity on March 3-7.

“I cannot encourage you enough to take a few days out of your Spring Break to give back,” Saint wrote in an email to students. “This is a great experience if you have any interest in drafting documents, elder law, poverty law, estate planning, health care law, or just love pro bono.”

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Three Wake Forest Law alumni receive Citizen Lawyer Awards from North Carolina Bar Association

A number of Wake Forest Law alumni, including the Honorable Richard L. Doughton (JD ’71), Marc L. Isaacson (JD ’82) and James R. Van Camp (JD ’65), received awards at the 118th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) on June 24, 2016.  The annual meeting consisted of various award ceremonies, candidate forums, receptions, legal education programs and more from June 23-26 in Charlotte.

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Members of the Elder Law Clinic connect with alumni at NCBA Elder Law Symposium

Members of  Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic attended the North Carolina Bar Association’s (NCBA) 20th Annual Elder and Special Needs Law Symposium on Feb. 25-26 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Members had the chance to meet with several Elder Law Clinic alumni who now practice as elder law attorneys.

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North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy continues through March 31

Wake Forest Law students, faculty, staff and alumni aim to take home the first-place prize for a third year in a row in the 2016 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. In the past two years, Wake Forest Law won the competition sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association with 15.98 pounds of food per person in 2015 and 21.3 pounds per person in 2014.

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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 »

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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 »

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) discusses legal education and changing legal marketplace with deans of Campbell and Elon law schools

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) participated in North Carolina Bar Association  (NCBA) Continuing Legal Education program,”Strange Days Indeed:  Understanding and Navigating the Changing Legal Marketplace,” on May 14.  Also on the panel entitled, “School Daze: Legal Education and the Changing Legal Marketplace,” were the deans of Campbell University and Elon University law schools.

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NCBA Executive Director Allan Head (’66,JD ’69) honored with Iredell Award

Allan Head (’66, JD ’69), executive director of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), was presented the James Iredell Award on Wednesday, March 18, by Campbell Law School’s Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) law fraternity. Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to receive Renaissance Lawyer Award from N.C. Bar Association on Friday, June 19

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Board of Governors has voted unanimously to award the H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award to newly named Wake Forest Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). The award will be presented at the NCBA Annual Meeting on Friday, June 19, in Asheville, North Carolina. Catharine Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76), partner at Parker Poe and president of the NCBA, will present the award to Dean Reynolds. Arrowood received the award in 2011. Continue reading »