Everyone deserves equal access to justice. As an attorney with more than 15 years of criminal and civil law experience, Josephine Davis has had the privilege of serving the people of North Carolina. Josephine began her career at the Landloss Prevention Project, working alongside attorneys representing minorit
As a criminal defense attorney Josephine was faced with the unforgiving reality that the criminal justice system is overpopulated with people of color, people who lack financial means, those afflicted with substance abuse issues and those suffering from mental health challenges. As an Assistant Public Defender in Fayetteville, NC, she represented impoverish
Over the years, Josephine has been guided by the words of Dr. Maya Angelou, ‘I come as one, but I stand as 10,000.’ Josephine is a product of Durham Public Schools, a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, a graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, an assistant public defender, a prosecutor, an Assistant Attorney General, a mother, and a wife. She carries all these experiences with her on her search for truth and justice – standing on the shoulders of women and men who have fought for justice before her. There is no one solution to resolve the fragments of our justice system. Still, without question, all judges must not only know the law, but also be steered by compassion and fairness.
On November 6, 2018, join Josephine in her commitment to equitable and fair access to justice for all.