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Duncan Earl Alford


Duncan Earl Alford, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1991, North Carolina 1991, South Carolina 1994. Echols scholar University Virginia. Member Phi Alpha Delta.


Alford, Duncan Earl was born on October 17, 1963 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of Earl Curry and Martha Catherine (Van Ness) Alford.


Bachelor with high distinction, University VA., 1985. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1987. Juris Doctor with honors, University North Carolina, 1991.

Master of Library and Information Science, University South Carolina, 2001.


Business analyst McKinsey & Company, Inc., Atlanta, 1985-1987. Distribution manager Eason Publications, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, 1988. Law clerk to Honorary Burley B. Mitchell North Carolina Supreme Court, Raleigh, 1991-1992.

Associate Kilpatrick & Cody, Atlanta, 1992-1994. Attorney Law Offices of Robert A. Hammett, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1994-1996. Associate Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, PA, Rock Hill, 1997-2001, shareholder, 2001.

Reference law library Columbia University School Law, New York City, 2001—2002. Law librn. Princeton (New Jersey) University, 2002—2004. Head of reference Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, 2004—2006.

Associate dean, associate professor Charlotte School Law, North Carolina, 2006—2007. Associate dean University South Carolina School Law, Columbia, since 2007.


  • Bar: Georgia 1991, North Carolina 1991, South Carolina 1994.


Member Phi Alpha Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Running, golf, bicycling.


Married Janet Lynne Gessner, October 6, 1990.

Earl Curry Alford

Martha Catherine (Van Ness) Alford

Janet Lynne Gessner