Evin L. Grant
Evin L. Grant serves as the NC Department of Administration (NCDOA) Policy Director to develop and assist in implementing policies and procedures for departments, initiatives, and task forces, across the State of North Carolina, under the direction of the Secretary of Administration. He also collaborates on statewide Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program development, initiatives, and training and advises on employment, non-public education, technology, and more.
Before joining the NCDOA, Grant served as the Assistant Dean of Student Life and Pro Bono Opportunities at Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. For more than a decade, he's had the opportunity to develop various skills and talents working in the private and public (nonprofit, federal, and state) sectors. From being a Magistrate Judge to working in engineering and patent law. From serving as the Executive Director of a nonprofit organization to being an Assistant Dean of Students at a law school. His collection of experiences highlights his passion for advocacy, mediation, and problem-solving.
Active in professional and civic communities, he is a member of the NC Bar Association Minorities in the Profession Committee, the NC Chapter of the National Conference of Black Lawyers, and is also the 2020-2021 Capital City Lawyers Association President. Grant sits on the Board of Directors for the Wake County Bar Association (WCBA) and currently serves on several WCBA committees, including the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Professionalism Committee, Strategic Development Committee, and the Communications/Technology Committee. He recently served as the Coordinating Editor for the NC Advocates for Justice Trial Briefs Summer 2021 Edition.
Grant holds a B.S. in Applied Criminology from NC State University and a JD from the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. He maintains an active law license in North Carolina. In October 2020, Grant received a COVID-19 Contact Tracing Certificate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.