Alumni, administrator elected to Wake County Bar Association board

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RALEIGH — Three Campbell Law School alumni and an administrator have been elected to the Tenth Judicial District Bar and Wake County Bar Association (WCBA) 2024 board. Kimberly Miller ‘07, Jennifer Jones ’02 and Evin Grant ’16 have been elected as Wake County Bar Association President-elect, Director and State Bar Councilor, respectively, and Assistant Dean of Career & Professional Development April Giancola has been elected as a director. 

Miller has continued her involvement with the law school as a member and former chair of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. As a founding partner of Owens & Miller, she is a trial lawyer specializing in litigation of injury claims, including auto torts, commercial vehicle collisions, wrongful death and premises liability. In 2018, she was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from Campbell University.

Jones is currently a Senior Deputy County Attorney for Wake County and her practice includes employment law, workers’ compensation defense and general litigation. Previously, she worked in the N.C. Department of Justice as an Assistant Attorney General. She has served on various committees for the WCBA, Tenth Judicial District Bar and North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Board of Governors, Government and Public Sector Council, NCBA Section Councils for Labor & Employment Law and Workers’ Compensation.

Grant returned to his alma mater as Assistant Dean of Student Life and Pro Bono Opportunities before leaving for his current position as the North Carolina Department of Administration Policy Director. He continues to be involved with Campbell Law’s award-winning advocacy program as a coach for several trial teams and recently led a group of alumni to be sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. Grant is also currently a member of several WCBA committees.

Giancola, who joined Campbell Law on Nov. 1, 2021, brings 24 years of legal and program management experience to her new board role, including most recently serving as the Director of Public Interest Advising for the University of North Carolina School of Law’s Career Development Office. Prior to joining UNC Law, she was the Chief Legal Program Officer for Disability Rights N.C. and a civil attorney and post-conviction managing attorney for N.C. Prisoner Legal Services Inc.


Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,800 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2023, Campbell Law is celebrating 45 years of graduating legal leaders and 14 years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.