Suzanne Reynolds, a law Professor at Wake Forest University, is considered to be North Carolina's premier expert on family law. That's the persepctive and experience she plans to bring to the North Carolina Supreme Court.
She'll be running for the seat currently occupied by Robert Edmunds Jr.
Below, from her bio at the Wake Forest Law School site.
Suzanne Reynolds is a professor of law at Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she has taught since 1981. Currently Professor Reynolds teaches contracts, professional responsibility, and family law. Her major publication is a three-volume treatise, Lee's North Carolina Family Law, published by LexisNexis, in which she re-wrote the work that has been recognized as the authoritative commentary in the field.
Professor Reynolds has also played a role in several important legislative reforms -- particularly the law of adoption and alimony -- and has been a featured speaker on family law topics in numerous continuing legal education programs. She has taught family law for the BarBri Bar Review course since 1994.
Her service activities include work with DVAC, the Domestic Advocacy Violence Clinic of Forsyth County, a partnership among Wake law school, the Forsyth County Bar, and the Legal Society of Northwest North Carolina. Professor Reynolds is the co-founder of the program, which won a state community service award in 1997. In 1998, for its work with DVAC, the ABA awarded the Forsyth County Bar Association the Harrison Tweed award for providing access to legal services. Professor Reynolds won the Governor's Distinguished Woman of North Carolina for Education in 1998, the Gwyneth B. Davis Award for Public Service by the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys in 1996, and the Joseph Branch Teaching Excellence award from Wake Forest Law School in 1994.
Her educational background includes a B.A. degree from Meredith College in 1971, an M.A. degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1976, and a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1977. Before joining the Wake Forest faculty, Professor Reynolds practiced civil litigation with Smith Moore Schell & Hunter in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Video from the Richmond County Dem's Dinner, November 8, 2007, in Hamlet.