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Adam Mitchell - Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Education Law Lawyer
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602
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Adam MitchellLawyer Overview

Adam Mitchell graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University in 1998. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mitchell taught third grade in East Palo Alto, California. During his time in the classroom, he earned a master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of San Francisco. After teaching for three years, he was elected to the school board as part of a community-wide effort dedicated to improving student achievement and restoring fiscal stability. Mr...

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Adam Mitchell graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University in 1998. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Mitchell taught third grade in East Palo Alto, California. During his time in the classroom, he earned a master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of San Francisco. After teaching for three years, he was elected to the school board as part of a community-wide effort dedicated to improving student achievement and restoring fiscal stability. Mr. Mitchell served a four-year term on the board, and was elected president during his first year in office.

While serving on the school board, Mr. Mitchell entered law school at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). He graduated in 2007 and was awarded academic prizes in civil procedure and trial advocacy.

Mr. Mitchell's practice is focused on representation of public schools and other educational institutions and election law. In his education law practice, Mr. Mitchell assists school systems across North Carolina with a variety of legal issues. He regularly handles complex personnel matters and investigations. Mr. Mitchell advises clients on matters related to the open meetings, public records, policy revisions, special education, school construction, and other matters. He has also handled litigation in both state and federal courts on behalf of school system clients.

Mr. Mitchell has assisted individuals and candidates in a variety of elections matters, including successful election protests and residency challenges. He has also represented a political party in litigation concerning ballot access and has handled a variety of matters under the Voting Rights Act, including seeking preclearance under Section 5. Mr. Mitchell is knowledgeable about redistricting issues and has represented cities, counties, and school districts on redistricting matters following the 2010 census.

Mr. Mitchell lives with his wife and daughter in Raleigh.

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Practice Areas
Education LawElectionsRedistrictingElection Law And Redistricting
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Attorney
Qualifications
Education
Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1998
Honors: magna cum laude
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California, 2007University of San Francisco
M.A.
Major: Educational Leadership
Fraternities and Sororities
Phi Beta Kappa
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Included on the 2017 North Carolina list


Past Lists

  • 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Adam Mitchell on Super Lawyers

Honors
North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Star, - 2015
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150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone
919-821-4711
Fax
919-829-1583
Accepts Credit Cards
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