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About Caitlin

Caitlin Evans was born in West Point, New York. Her father's military career brought her to Fayetteville at the age of 5. She graduated from Terry Sanford High School. Caitlin attended UNC Chapel Hill for her undergraduate degree. She received Dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Communication Studies with a focus in rhetoric. She received her law degree from New England Law/Boston. While in law school she was an editor for the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement. In 2008 her article on the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act was selected for publication.

Upon graduation from law school, Caitlin immediately moved back to Fayetteville to start her law career at the District Attorney's Office in Cumberland County. While in the District Attorney's Office she worked in all District Courts including traffic, criminal, juvenile, domestic violence and criminal Superior Court. She tried countless cases in her four and a half years in the District Attorney's Office. She also screened felony cases to determine if there was enough evidence for indictment and she was head of the repeat offender program.

She left the public sector to join a private law firm to continue her criminal work as a defense attorney. She has worked five and a half years as a traffic and criminal defense attorney. Her work includes representing those who are indigent.

Caitlin Evans serves as President of the Board for Better Health, a non-profit that bridges the gap in health coverage and diabetes education. She also serves on the Boards of the Child Advocacy Center and the David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist University.

 

 


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