Suzanne Reynolds

Winston-Salem Journal reports on opening of Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach

The following story ran in the Nov. 8, 2015, Winston-Salem Journal here: Wake Forest University School of Law has opened the Smith Anderson Office of Community Outreach within the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Law students participating in the Pro Bono Project's Teen Drug Court pose with the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (JD '91)

District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) named law school’s first Pro Bono Coordinator

Forsyth County District Court Judge Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) is a native of Winston-Salem and considers herself a hometown girl.  She is familiar with outreach needs in the community and utilizes these programs and opportunities in her role as District Court judge. As a judge since 2002, Hartsfield must find alternatives to incarceration particularly in the juvenile arena. “Dispositional alternatives are essential in juvenile matters, and in criminal cases involving defendants younger than 18,” she says. “Part of my job is to be able to practice restorative justice instead of criminal justice.  It also allows me to see what people need to improve their lives.”

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Visiting Professor Iyiola Solanke returns to teach European Union Law course

After a hiatus in 2014-15, Visiting Professor Iyiola Solanke returned in Fall 2015 to teach a concentrated course through the third week of September on the law of the European Union as she has done since 2010. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law welcomes new JD, Master of Studies in Law and international students for 2015-16 academic year

The Wake Forest University School of Law welcomed its newest juris doctor (JD), Master of Studies in Law (MSL) and international students for the 2015-16 academic year beginning Friday, Aug. 14. 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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Alumni Profile: Mark Filburn (JD ’90)

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

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) profiled in Triad Business Journal about scripting new chapter for law school

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) is profiled by the Triad Business Journal in the Friday, Aug. 21 article, “Suzanne Reynolds: Law dean not afraid to script new chapter.” A portion of the article follows with a link to the full article.

It’s beyond fair to say that Suzanne Reynolds is a proud Wake Forest University School of Law lawyer. 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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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) principal drafter for ULC legislation recognizing Canadian domestic violence protection orders

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has approved legislation urging U.S. law enforcement and courts to recognize Canadian domestic violence protection orders. Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), who was appointed to the ULC by former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue, was the reporter of the statute’s drafting committee. Continue reading »

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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 »