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Criminal Justice Leadership

Officers

Chair
William Scott Harkey | Harkey Litigation
Immediate Past Chair
Kathleen A. Gleason | Office of the Federal Public Defender
Secretary
John Davis | Federal Public Defenders - Western District of NC
Treasurer
Jacob Kyle Smith | State of North Carolina
Vice-Chair
Thomas Otis Murry | State of North Carolina

Ex-Officio

Communities Manager
BreAnne Shieh | North Carolina Bar Association
NCBA Executive Director
Jason M. Hensley | North Carolina Bar Association
NCBA President
Patti West Ramseur | Ramseur Maultsby LLP
NCBA President-Elect
Kimberly H. Stogner | Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Council Members

Kayla Daniell Britt
Lambert Guinn | Flannery Georgalis LLC
Michelle Williams Hamilton | Alexander Miller & Schupp
Kendra A. Montgomery-Blinn | Durham County District Attorney's Office
Derek Murray | District Attorneys Office Dist 21
Thomas Otis Murry | State of North Carolina
John Nieman
Tanisha Palvia | Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Douglas Herron Pearson
Stacey Dawn Rubain | Quander & Rubain PA
Jacob Kyle Smith | State of North Carolina
Demetria Elaine Stuart Heslip | Public Defenders Office Dist 19D
Anastasia Frances Tramontozzi
Amber Leigh Younce | District Attorneys Office Dist 1

Committee Leadership

CLE Committee Co-Chair
William Robinson Heroy | Goodman, Carr, Laughrun, Levine, & Greene, PLLC
CLE Committee Co-Chair
Tanisha Palvia | Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Communications Chair
Stacey Dawn Rubain | Quander & Rubain PA
Equal Access to Justice Committee Co-Chair
Lambert Guinn | Flannery Georgalis LLC
Advocates for Justice Liaison
Dionne R. Gonder-Stanley | NC Central University School of Law
Ethics and Professionalism Committee Co-Chair
Michael W. Brown | District Attorneys Office Dist 34
Gilchrist/Smith Awards
Kayla Daniell Britt
Haiti Initiative Chair
Kearns Davis | Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Legislative Committee Co-Chair
George Patrick Doyle | Law Offices of George P. Doyle
Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Derek Murray | District Attorneys Office Dist 21
Legislative Committee Co-Chair
John Nieman
Membership Committee Chair
Kathleen A. Gleason | Office of the Federal Public Defender
Pro Bono Committee Chair
William Otis Walker IV | Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
YLD Liaison
Kayla Daniell Britt