Sunday, July 30, 2006
Wake Forest University School of Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Kami Chavis Simmons to the law school faculty.
Professor Kami Chavis Simmons received a B.A. with Highest Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She then attended Harvard Law School, where she was an Earl Warren Scholar. After receiving her J.D. from Harvard in 1999, Professor Simmons worked as an associate at private law firms in Washington, D.C., where she participated in various aspects of civil litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and internal investigations. In 2003, she became an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. She has represented the United States in a wide range of criminal prosecutions and has argued and briefed appeals before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Professor Simmons was also an adjunct lecturer at American University, Washington College of Law. She will teach Criminal Procedure and Professional Responsibility. [Mark Godsey]