Evin Grant, a 2016 Campbell Law graduate, joined the law school as Director of Student Life & Pro Bono Opportunities on July 1, 2018. Grant returns to Campbell Law after most recently serving as the Executive Director of the North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System (NCCRED).
As Director of Student Life & Pro Bono Opportunities, Grant administratively oversees more than 20 institutional student groups, as well as Campbell Law’s robust and ever growing pro bono portfolio.
Active in professional and civic communities, he is a volunteer judge with Capital Area Teen Court, a member of the NC Bar Association Minorities in the Profession Committee, and is the communications chair for the Capital City Lawyers Association. He serves on multiple Wake County Bar Association committees, including the leadership development committee, professionalism committee, strategic development committee, and the communications technology committee.
Before enrolling in Campbell Law School as a student, Evin served a two-year term as a Magistrate Judge in Wake County, NC. After completing law school and successfully passing the NC State Bar Exam in 2016, Grant served as the Wallace Leadership Fellow at Campbell Law for the 2016-17 academic year. In that role he assisted Dean Leonard and the law school’s senior staff with development initiatives, alumni relations, and career services. Prior to that he was patent law graduate at SAS Institute. Following his year as a Wallace fellow he served as the interpreting services management specialist at the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts before joining NCCRED.
As a student at Campbell Law, he was president of the Black Law Student Association, elections chair of the Student Bar Association, a Kaplan bar representative, and active in the advocacy program.
Grant, who hails from nearby Durham, earned a bachelor’s of science in applied criminology from NC State University in 2007.