ATTORNEY/OWNER September 2010 to CurrentB. ASHLEY ANDREWS, Attorney at Law － Salisbury, North Carolina
Established and operated a general practice law firm.
Provide legal counsel to clients of various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Represent clients in both juvenile and family law proceedings including Petitions for Termination of Parental Rights, Emergency Custody, Establishment or Modification of Custody Order, as well as Adoption.
Represent clients in every aspect of criminal proceedings, including probable cause, arraignments, plea negotiations, and trials.
COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEY September 2010 to CurrentIndigent Defense Services － Raleigh, North Carolina
Represent indigent defendants and respondents in both Civil and Criminal District Court proceedings as well as Superior, and Juvenile Court.
Represent Respondents in Juvenile Court cases involving Abuse/Neglect/Dependency allegations.
Represent Respondent parent in proceedings for Termination of Parental Rights
Represent Juvenile offenders in the adjudication proceedings of Juvenile Court
Represent Respondents as a Guardian ad Litem in Special Proceedings including Incompetency and Guardianship
Serve as Attorney for Respondents in Involuntary Commitment Hearings
SUMMER INTERN May 2009 to August 2009Whitley & Jordan, P.A. － Salisbury, North Carolina
Assisted with preparation for plea negotiation, held informational sessions with clients prior to court appearance, prepared case files for disposition in court.
SUMMER INTERN June 2008 to August 2008Rowan County District Attorney's Office － Salisbury, North Carolina
Assisted with docket preparation, as well as facilitating the calling of the docket daily in District Court
INTAKE CASEWORKER Family and Children's Unit July 2005 to August 2007Rowan County Department of Social Services － Salisbury, North Carolina
Completed interviews and applications for services in the Family and Children's unit. Processed applications for Medicaid for Infants and Children, Medicaid for Adults with Families, Medicaid for Pregnant Women, and Food Stamps
J.D. : 2010ELON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW － Greensboro, North Carolina
Served on Honor Court as Defender 2009-2010
Juvenile Justice Intervention Clinic 2010
Coursework in Child Advocacy 2009
Trial Advocacy 2009
Delta Theta Phi - Clerk of Exchequer 2009
Public Interest Society
Womens' Law Society
Bachelor of Arts : Political Science, 1997University of North Carolina at Charlotte － Charlotte, North Carolina
Student Honor Council
Member, State Bar of North Carolina, 2010 - Present
Member, North Carolina Bar Association, 2010-Present
Member, American Bar Association, 2010-Present
Participant in Ask-A-Lawyer Day, 2011, 2013, 2014
Shiloh Reformed Church of Faith, VBS Music Teacher,Childrens' Church Leader, Nursery, 2011-Present