Equal Access to Justice Commission Members

See the members of the Equal Access to Justice Commission.
Name       Community Represented
Chief Justice Paul Newby   The Honorable Paul Newby, Chair
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina
Term: 2020 - present
  Supreme Court
Julian Wright Jr.   Julian H. Wright Jr., Vice Chair
Attorney, Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Practicing Lawyers
    Natalia Botella
Policy Advisor
Office of the Governor, State of North Carolina
Governor Appointment
  Governor of North Carolina
Danny Earl Britt, Jr.   Senator Danny E. Britt Jr.
Senator, N.C. Senate District 13
President Tempore of the Senate Appointment
  North Carolina Senate
Ashley Campbell   Ashley Campbell
Director, Blanchard Community Law Clinic, Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Term: 2019-2021, 2021-2023
Reappointed by Chief Justice Newby
  Law Schools
Sam Cone   Sam Cone
Financial Consultant, Pinsker Wealth Management
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Member-At-Large
Kim Crouch   Kim Crouch
Executive Director, North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Term: 2019-2021
Appointed by former Chief Justice Martin
  Practicing Lawyers
    Barbara Degen
Western Regional Manager (ret.), Legal Aid of North Carolina
Term: 2017-2019, 2019-2021
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Martin
  Legal Aid Programs
Judge Richard Dietz   The Honorable Richard Dietz
Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Court of Appeals
Rick Glazer   Rick Glazier
Executive Director, N.C. Justice Center
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Legal Aid Programs
Jennifer Harjo   Jennifer Harjo
Chief Public Defender, New Hanover County Public Defender Office
Term: 2021-2022
Appointed by Chief Justice Newby
  Practicing Lawyers
Charles Holton   Charles Holton
Director, Duke Civil Justice Clinic
Former Member, Womble Bond Dickinson LLP
Former Board Chair, Legal Aid of North Carolina
Term: 2017-2019, 2019-2021
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Martin
  Legal Aid Programs
David Hood   David W. Hood
Partner, Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Member-At-Large
Gabriel Jimenez   Gabriel Jiménez
Partner/Founder, Jiménez Law Offices
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Law Schools
Jackie Kiger   Jackie Kiger
Chief Operations Officer, Pisgah Legal Services
Term: 2020-2022
Appointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Legal Aid Programs
  Tracy W. Kimbrell
Partner, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
Term: 2019-2021
Appointed by former Chief Justice Martin
  Practicing Lawyers
David G. Leitch   David G. Leitch
Global General Counsel, Bank of America
Term: 2019-2021
Appointed by former Chief Justice Martin
  Business Community
Virginia Knowlton Marcus   Virginia Knowlton Marcus
Chief Executive Officer, Disability Rights North Carolina
Term: 2021-2023
Appointed by Chief Justice Newby
  Legal Aid Programs
    TeAndra Miller
Project Manager, Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative, Legal Aid of North Carolina
Term: 2019-2021
Appointed by former Chief Justice Martin
  Legal Aid Programs
David Rogers   Representative David Rogers
Representative, N.C. House District 112
Speaker of the House Appointment
  North Carolina House of Representatives
Sorien Schmidt   Sorien Schmidt
Senior Program Officer, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Term: 2021-2023
Appointed by Chief Justice Newby
  Philanthropy Community
Elizabeth Scott   Elizabeth D. Scott
Partner, Williams Mullen
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Practicing Lawyers
Ray Starling   Ray Starling
General Counsel, N.C. Chamber
Term: 2021-2023
Appointed by Chief Justice Newby
  Business Community
Linda Stephens   The Honorable Linda Stephens
Former Associate Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
Of Counsel for Hedrick Gardner
Term: 2018-2020, 2020-2022
Reappointed by Chief Justice Newby
  Practicing Lawyers
Dean Jonathan L. Walton   Dean Jonathan L. Walton
Dean, Wake Forest University School of Divinity
Term: 2020-2022
Appointed by former Chief Justice Beasley
  Member-At-Large

Special Advisors

Name   Community Represented
Jim Barrett
Executive Director, Pisgah Legal Services
  Legal Aid Programs
Marion Cowell Jr.
Former Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  Business Community
The Honorable Anita Earls
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina
  Supreme Court
George V. Hanna III
Member, Moore & Van Allen
  Practicing Lawyers
George R. Hausen Jr.
Executive Director, Legal Aid of North Carolina
  Legal Aid Programs
John McMillan*
Shareholder, Manning Fulton
*Deceased
  Practicing Lawyers
The Honorable Michael R. Morgan
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina
  Supreme Court
Kenneth Schorr
Executive Director, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy
(formerly known as Legal Services of Southern Piedmont)
  Legal Aid Programs