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Lawyer , State official

Debbie Kay Wright, American lawyer, state official. Bar: North Carolina 1983. Named Chief Justice Honor Court University North Carolina School Law, 1982; scholar, North Carolina Board Governors, 1977; Dobson scholarship, Western Carolina University, 1977. Staff aide Edmisten Governor Campaign, Durham, 1984; Member of American Bar Association, Mortar Board, North Carolina Association Black Lawyers, North Carolina Bar Association.

Background

Wright, Debbie Kay was born on April 17, 1955 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Henry Floyde and Gladys Doreatha (Porch) Wright.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1977. Master of Arts, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1978. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1983.

Career

Admitted to the bar, 1983, North Carolina. 1989, Michigan; United States. District Court, Eastern and Middle District of North Carolina.

1993, Illinois (Not admitted NY). Phi Beta Sigma. Assistant Attorney General, State of North Carolina, 1984-1989. Member: Kalamazoo, Wake County, North Carolina (Member, Intellectual Property Committee) and American (Member, Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections) Bar Associations.

North Carolina Association of Women Lawyers. North Carolina Black Lawyers Association. American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association.

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (Board Member). (Senior Patent Counsel).

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina 1983.

Religion

Baptism is something you do in obedience to God, but it is not essential for salvation. In other words, salvation is something God does for us, while baptism is something we do for God.

Politics

Baptist churches should celebrate the racial, cultural and theological diversity witnessed within its membership.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Membership

Member: Kalamazoo, Wake County, North Carolina (Member, Intellectual Property Committee) and American (Member, Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections) Bar Associations. North Carolina Association of Women Lawyers. North Carolina Black Lawyers Association.

American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association. Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (Board Member). (Senior Patent Counsel).

Connections

father:
Henry Floyde Wright

mother:
Gladys Doreatha (Porch) Wright