Equal Access to Justice Commission Members

See the members of the Equal Access to Justice Commission.
Name Community Represented
The Honorable Mark Martin, Chair
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina
Supreme Court
The Honorable Cheri Beasley, Vice-Chair
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina
Supreme Court
The Honorable Richard Dietz
Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals
The Honorable J. Carlton “J.C.” Cole
Superior Court Judge, Judicial District 1 (Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans Counties)
Member-At-Large/Superior Court
The Honorable Michael R. Morgan
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina
Supreme Court
The Honorable Jan H. Samet
District Court Judge, District 18 (Guilford County)
District Court
The Honorable Lisa Y. Johnson-Tonkins
Clerk of Superior Court, Guilford County
Clerk of Court or Administrative Office of the Courts
McKinley Wooten
Deputy Director, Court Programs and Services
Administrative Office of the Courts
Clerk of Court or Administrative Office of the Courts
Gabriel Jiménez
Partner/Founder, Jiménez Law Offices
Law Schools
Dean J. Rich Leonard
Dean, Campbell Law
Law Schools
Ashley Campbell
Partner, Ragsdale Liggett PLLC

Director, Blanchard Community Law Clinic, Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Practicing Lawyers
Collin Cook
Attorney, Cheshire Parker Schneider & Bryan, PLLC
Practicing Lawyers
Ronald L. Gibson
Partner, Ruff Bond Cobb Wade & Bethune L.L.P.
Practicing Lawyers
Afi Johnson-Parris
Attorney, Ward Black Law
Practicing Lawyers
Alan Parry
Partner, Parry Tyndall White
Practicing Lawyers
Elizabeth D. Scott
Partner, Williams Mullen
Practicing Lawyers
Julian H. Wright Jr.
Attorney, Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Practicing Lawyers
Joy Vermillion Heinsohn
Assistant Director, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Philanthropy Community
Christin Coan
Senior Counsel, Channel Advisor
Business Community
Jim Barrett
Executive Director, Pisgah Legal Services
Legal Aid Programs
Barbara Degen
Western Regional Manager, Legal Aid of North Carolina
Legal Aid Programs
William P. Farthing Jr.
Retired of Counsel, Parker Poe
President, Board of Directors, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy (formerly known as Legal Services of Southern Piedmont)
Legal Aid Programs
Rick Glazier
Executive Director, N.C. Justice Center
Legal Aid Programs
Charles Holton
Director, Duke Civil Justice Clinic
Former Member, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
Former Board Chair, Legal Aid of North Carolina
Legal Aid Programs
Justin Clayton
Deputy Legislative Director
Office of the Governor, State of North Carolina
Governor of North Carolina
vacant North Carolina Senate
Representative David Rogers
Representative, N.C. House District 112
North Carolina House of Representatives
Sam Cone
Financial Consultant, Pinsker Wealth Management
Member-At-Large
David W. Hood
Partner, Patrick, Harper & Dixon, LLP
Member-At-Large
Robert C. Kemp III
Chief Public Defender, District 3A, Pitt County
Member-At-Large
The Honorable Linda Stephens
Former Associate Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals

Of Counsel for Hedrick Gardner
Member-At-Large

Special Advisors

Name Community Represented
Marion Cowell Jr.
Former Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Business Community
Anita Earls
Executive Director, Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Practicing Lawyers
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
Practicing Lawyers
Kenneth Schorr
Executive Director, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy
(formerly known as Legal Services of Southern Piedmont)
Legal Aid Programs