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Alumna Elected First Woman District Attorney

Avery Michelle Crump

Avery Michelle Crump, ’97, was elected district attorney for North Carolina’s Guilford County. Crump will be the first woman to hold this position for the county.

She has served as a district court judge for Guilford County since 2008.

Crump obtained her bachelor’s in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Juris Doctor degree from North Carolina Central University.

After receiving her NCCU degree, she worked as an assistant district attorney in Bronx County, New York, from 1997 to 1999, where she prosecuted various criminal charges. In 1999, she returned to North Carolina to serve as an assistant district attorney for Guilford County.

Her 20-year career also includes prosecuting serious felonies including: murder, sex offenses, kidnapping and assaults, among others. 

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