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Appellate Practice Leadership

Officers

Chair
Amie Sivon | Ragsdale Liggett PLLC
Immediate Past Chair
Angela Farag Craddock | Young Moore & Henderson PA
Secretary
Jonathan Gordon McGirt | Jonathan G. McGirt, Attorney at Law
Treasurer
Kip David Nelson | Fox Rothschild LLP
Vice-Chair
Quintin DeVon Ithiel Byrd

Ex-Officio

Communities Manager
Sherard Johnson | North Carolina Bar Association
NCBA President
Kimberly H. Stogner | Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
NCBA President-Elect
Robert E. Harrington | Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA

Council Members

Sean E. Andrussier | Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Sarah Boyce | NC Department of Justice
David Alan Bragdon | US Attorneys Office Eastern Dist
Joshua B. Carpenter | Federal Public Defenders - Western District of NC
Christy Cochran Dunn | Young Moore & Henderson PA
Robert Holt Edmunds Jr. | Fox Rothschild LLP
Zachary William Ezor | Tin Fulton Walker & Owen
Travis Styres Hinman | Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA
Lucy Inman | Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC
Barbara Ann Jackson | NC Supreme Court
Michael Duane Jones | Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP
John Joseph Korzen | Wake Forest University School of Law
Sherri Horner Lawrence | NC Department of Justice
Rebecca K. Watts | Collins Family Law Group
Amanda Whitt-Downs | NC DOJ

Committee Leadership

Appellate Insights Committee Co-Chair
Mark Alexander Hiller | Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA
Appellate Insights Committee Co-Chair
Quintin DeVon Ithiel Byrd
Appellate Relations Committee Co-Chair
Allegra Collins | NC Court of Appeals
Appellate Relations Committee Co-Chair
Lucy Inman | Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC
ARC Liaison
Matthew Nis Leerberg | Fox Rothschild LLP
CLE Committee Co-Chair
Christopher Scott Edwards | Ward and Smith, P.A.
CLE Committee Co-Chair
Robert Daniel Gibson | Davis Hartman Wright LLP
Communications Co-Chair
Rebecca K. Watts | Collins Family Law Group
Communications Co-Chair
Troy Shelton | Dowling PLLC
Ethics/Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Christy Cochran Dunn | Young Moore & Henderson PA
Ethics/Legislative Committee Co-Chair
James W. Kilbourne Jr. | Allen Stahl + Kilbourne
Innovation Committee Co-Chair
Stephen D. Feldman
Innovation Committee Co-Chair
Mark Alexander Hiller | Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson PA
Paralegal Division Liaison
Teresa K. Rodriguez | Ellis & Winters, LLP
Past Chair
James W. Kilbourne Jr. | Allen Stahl + Kilbourne
Practitioners’ Appellate Moot Court Program Chair
Erin Christina Blondel | US Attorneys Office Eastern Dist
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
Kip David Nelson | Fox Rothschild LLP
Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
Christopher Scott Edwards | Ward and Smith, P.A.
Scholarship Committee Chair
Jonathan Gordon McGirt | Jonathan G. McGirt, Attorney at Law
Social Committee Co-Chair
Kenzie M Rakes | Morningstar Law Group
Social Committee Co-Chair
Nathan Ward Wilson | Fox Rothschild LLP
YLD Liaison
Nathan Ward Wilson | Fox Rothschild LLP