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Attorney Lila E. Washington

Attorney Lila E. Washington began her career in 1983 as an Assistant District Attorney in Fayetteville, North Carolina. While there, she was responsible for trying jury and non-jury criminal cases in District and Superior Court.

After leaving the District Attorney’s office in 1986, Attorney Washington joined Central Carolina Legal Services in Greensboro, North Carolina as a Staff Attorney. While working in that capacity, she represented indigents in landlord – tenant disputes, family law cases, consumer rights cases, and public benefits cases.

In 1988, Attorney Washington entered the private practice of law. She has worked in that capacity since that time, with an emphasis on family law, personal injury law, and wrongful death.

Attorney Washington is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro, North Carolina, and her law degree from Howard University in Washington D.C. Attorney Washington is known as a hard working and caring advocate for her clients. Her dedication to “Quality Legal Representation” is apparent in all of her cases.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1988

Education

  • Howard University School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, J.D. – 1982
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Visiting Student – 1982
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, NC, B.A. – 1979

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • Fayetteville Minority Lawyers Association
  • Twelfth Judicial District Bar

Past Employment Positions

  • Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1983 – 1986
  • Central Carolina Legal Services in Greensboro, North Carolina, Staff Attorney, 1986 – 1988

Religious and Civic Activities

  • Member, Lewis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
  • Member, Fayetteville Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
  • Life Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Life Member, NAACP
  • Life Member, VFW Ladies Auxiliary
  • Life Member, DAV Ladies Auxiliary
  • Past Member, Arts Council of Fayetteville
  • Past Member, Fayetteville State University Foundation