Norlan Graves is an Assistant District Attorney working in North Carolina’s 6A Prosecutorial District. As an Assistant District Attorney, Norlan is primarily responsible for the management and prosecution of felony cases at the Superior Court Level. In 2011, Graves was appointed by Speaker of North Carolina House to serve as a governing board member of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Information Network (CJIN) initiative which is a statewide project that allows the sharing of information between state and local criminal justice agencies.
Additionally, Norlan teaches criminal and constitutional law in the criminal justice program at Halifax Community College in Weldon, North Carolina. Norlan holds teaching certifications from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission.
Norlan is a native of Caswell County North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a degree in Political Science. He earned his law degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law. During law school, Norlan served as a member of the North Carolina Central Law Review, and was a semifinalist in the Chief Justice John Roberts Moot Court Competition. Norlan also served as an extern for the Honorable Richard Elmore of the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Representative Larry D. Hall of the North Carolina General Assembly.