David Shores, retired professor of law, passes away

David Francis Shores, a retired professor, advisor and mentor in the Wake Forest School of Law, passed away on Aug. 9.

Professor Shores joined Wake Forest’s faculty in 1972 as an assistant professor of law achieving the status of professor in 1977.  He published numerous articles in various journals and publications throughout his career at Wake Forest and chaired a myriad of committees for the School of Law, including the Admissions Committee. He retired in 2009 after 37 years at Wake Forest.

We grieve Professor Shores’s death and extend our condolences to his family, friends and those at Wake Forest who had the pleasure of working with him. An obituary honoring Professor Shores appears in the Winston-Salem Journal.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a service is not planned at this time. Online condolences can be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.

Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff. The Counseling Center may be reached at 758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 758-5210. For staff and faculty, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 716-5493.

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