WINSTON-SALEM The newest North Carolina Business Court, which is located at Wake Forest Law, heard its first case on Tuesday morning, according to law officials.Their first scheduled trial was Vogler Reynolda Road, LLC vs. SCI N.C.Funeral Servs, Inc, which was presided over by The Honorable James L. Gale from Greensboro. “What a great way to start our new year,” Ann Gibbs, the associate dean of Administrative and Student Services, said. Wake Forest Law welcomed the North Carolina Business Court this month, making it the state’s fourth business court. The court will allow students to see a working court in action. We look forward to a wonderful partnership with the business court,” said Wake Forest Law School Dean Suzanne Reynolds. “The opportunity to observe great lawyers from across the state and region arguing before Judge Robinson will enrich our students’ experience.”The court will involve issues of corporate and commercial law. Chief Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases The Honorable Michael Robinson will preside over cases heard in Winston-Salem. The court will also hold hearings in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh. Wake Forest alumni serve as clerks for the four courts. The North Carolina Business Court’s formal dedication ceremony is scheduled for Jan. 18 at 5 p.m.
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