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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 »

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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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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) gives Charlotte Observer her take on SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), an expert in family law, tells The Charlotte Observer that if the U.S. Supreme Court leaves the legality of same-sex marriage up to the states, it will throw the Carolinas into “chaos.” Continue reading »

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The National Law Journal: Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) among female deans taking charge

As Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) makes the transition to dean in July, The National Law Journal’s Karen Sloan points out that “11 — fully 40 percent — of the 28 deans slated to take over this summer are women — a spike that has not gone unnoticed.” Read the original story here.

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) featured in National Law Journal about getting top job at Wake Forest Law

Suzanne Reynolds, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law who has served as interim dean for the past year, is getting a promotion. University leaders this week named her dean, effective on July 1. She is the school’s first woman dean.
“As executive associate dean and interim dean, Suzanne Reynolds has proven herself to be well qualified to lead Wake Forest School of Law,” university President Nathan Hatch said in a written statement. “She is a wonderful mentor and model for our law students, exemplifying the blend of research and practice that distinguishes the school. She has the vision and experience to ensure Wake Forest will continue to set the highest standards in legal education.” Continue reading »

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Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) named dean of Wake Forest University School of Law

Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) will become the next Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law, effective July 1. Continue reading »

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to moderate ABA North Carolina grassroots meeting on Future of Legal Services on May 27

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) is scheduled to moderate a discussion on “Public Access to the Courts” in the Chief Justice’s Convocation at the American Bar Association North Carolina Grassroots Meeting for the ABA Commission on the Future of the Delivery of Legal Services on Wednesday, May 27, at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary, North Carolina. 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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Ashley Escoe (‘16) and Maria Nkonge (‘16) bring unique perspectives to bridging law and faith

When Wake Forest University graduate students Maria Nkonge (‘16) and Ashley Escoe (‘16) decided to apply for the joint Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Juris Doctorate (JD) degree program with Schools of Divinity and Law, both knew they had been called to a vocation that was people-centric. They each agree that the four walls of the church is not the only place where works of faith are found. Continue reading »

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Professor Omari Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Business Law Program

In Fall 2015, Wake Forest Law will introduce its Business Law Program, which is a student-centered program designed to expand student opportunities that strengthen knowledge of business law concepts as well as develop skills to assist professional development and readiness for practice.  Continue reading »