Sherry Honeycutt Everett

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  • J.D. (High Honors), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008)
  • M.A., Teaching, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2000)
  • B.A., History and Women's Studies (Honors), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1998)

Sherry Honeycutt Everett is a staff attorney at the Durham office of Legal Aid of North Carolina. In that capacity, she handles a number of family law matters, focusing primarily on issues relating to domestic violence. She also serves of counsel in the Durham law firm of Everett & Everett with her husband Luke.

Sherry is a member of the Board of Governors of the North Carolina Bar Association and has served as chair of that organization’s Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Division. In 2012, the NCBA named Sherry the Younger Lawyer Pro Bono Award Recipient in large part for her work creating the Butner Federal Prison Reentry Assistance Program, which helps federal inmates as they return to society.

Sherry graduated with High Honors from UNC School of Law in 2008, and was named a member of the Order of the Coif. She served as a published member of the Law Review and received the James E., Jr. and Carolyn B. Davis Memorial Scholarship for academic excellence during her second and third years of law school.

Before going to law school, Sherry received a Masters of Arts in Teaching from UNC and taught history in the North Carolina public schools for four years. She also received the John Motley Morehead Scholarship (now the Morehead-Cain) as an undergraduate at UNC.

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