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Associate Attorney

Anita C. Turlington is a native of Tarboro, North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree with honors from East Carolina University, Greenville, NC in Family and Consumer Science Education with a concentration in Child Development. Anita first entered the legal profession as a paralegal, where she worked tirelessly in criminal and civil litigation and specialized in client services. Her love for others and legal advocacy led her to advance her career and become an attorney. Anita graduated magna cum laude, earning a Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central School of Law, Durham, North Carolina. 

Attorney Turlington’s experience and community activism is impressive. Prior to attending law school, Anita has held both administrative and management roles in the non-profit sector, with one of her most notable being the first employee of the Me Fine Foundation which provides emotional support and financial assistance to families whose children are receiving care at North Carolina partner hospitals. The organization has grown from having one dollar in the bank to an organization having assets upwards towards a million dollars. She has also worked with the American Society of Echocardiography with the goal of advancing cardiovascular ultrasound internationally and improving lives through excellence in education, research, innovation, advocacy, and service to the profession and the public. Attorney Turlington currently serves as general counsel for several non-profit organizations and continues to use her profession as a catalyst for change.

A wife and mother of two, Anita enjoys antiquing, sewing, and decorating. With her many years of experience and drive to ameliorate the lives of others, Anita is sure to provide advocacy that strengthens individuals, families, and communities in Eastern North Carolina.

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