Debbie Harris has been employed with Davidson County Government in Lexington since 2003, and is a government/public sector paralegal and Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners. She started her career as a legal assistant in 1987, in Gallipolis, Ohio, with the City Solicitor who was also an Assistant Ohio Attorney General, and worked there for two years. After relocating to North Carolina with her husband and three children, she worked as a paralegal in High Point with a solo firm in the areas of family law and criminal/traffic law from 1989 through 2003. Debbie has been a member of the Paralegal Division since 2005 and serves in the Division as the Scholarship Committee Chair and the Division’s liaison to the Juvenile Justice and Children’s Rights Section. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Workshop of Davidson, the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Association of County Clerks and is a member of the Davidson County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. She is active in her community through supporting various local organizations that include the Tourism-Recreation Investment Partnership for Davidson County, Lexington Tourism and Uptown Lexington.
North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal