Beth Froehling joined Campbell Law School as the director of student life and pro bono opportunities on Sept. 4, 2013. Froehling brings over 20 years of experience in public interest and public service to her role at the law school. Froehling received her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she served in a leadership role with numerous student organizations and received the Dean’s Letter of Recognition for Leadership. She received the Annual Student Pro Bono Service Award for her efforts in creating a domestic violence advocacy project while in law school.
Froehling most recently served as the Executive Director of the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV), a statewide non-profit, where she successfully launched a pro bono project in collaboration with Legal Aid of North Carolina to recruit attorneys to represent victims of domestic violence. During her tenure at NCCADV, Froehling worked on over 50 pieces of legislation to strengthen domestic violence laws in North Carolina. She received the Professional Impact Award from the Durham Crisis Response Center in 2011 for her work in Durham and across the state to advance policies and laws to support victims of domestic violence.
Froehling previously served as an Assistant District Attorney for the 14th Prosecutorial District where she developed a specialized domestic violence court under the leadership of the Honorable James E. Hardin, Jr. In this role, she served as Project Director for the Criminal Justice Intervention Program for Domestic Violence and as Coordinator of the Durham Alliance Against Domestic Violence. Froehling also previously served as an Assistant County Attorney where she represented the Durham County Department of Social Services and served as the primary attorney for the Child Support Enforcement Division and the Adult Services Division.
Froehling has served on numerous statewide committees, including appointments by the Governor to the N.C. Domestic Violence Commission and the N.C. State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision and by the Senate President Pro Tem to the N.C. Child Fatality Task Force. Froehling also served on the N.C. Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Custody and Visitation Mediation Advisory Committee and the Administrative Office of the Courts Domestic Violence Advisory Committee. Froehling was named a Woman of Distinction by the Women’s Forum of N.C. in November 2013 in appreciation of her service on statewide boards and commissions. In November 2014 she was awarded a 2014 Women of Justice Award by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
Froehling is a member of the Women’s Forum of N.C. and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the N.C. Association of Women Attorneys and the N.C. Victims Assistance Network, as well as the Pro Bono Activities Committee for the N.C. Bar Association, and the N.C. Veterans Pro Bono Network. She has previously served on several statewide and local boards, including N.C. Women United, N.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Durham Crisis Response Center, and the Orange County Women’s Center. Froehling has presented at many statewide and national conferences, including the National College of District Attorneys, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the N.C. Federal Domestic Violence Conference, the N.C. Victims Assistance Network, the N.C. Rural Courts Commission, and the N.C. Center for Non-Profits.
Froehling received her undergraduate degree in business administration with honors from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. where she grew up. She lives in Hillsborough where she enjoys spending time with her son and volunteering with Independent Animal Rescue.
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BSBA, Economics, Appalachian State University, summa cum laude
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North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina State Bar
Wake County Bar Association
Women’s Forum of North Carolina
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North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence Close ▲
Assistant County Attorney, Durham, NC
Assistant District Attorney, 14th Prosecutorial District
Associate, Lewis & Anderson, PC, Chapel Hill, NC
Woman of Justice Award, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Close ▲
Woman of Distinction, Women’s Forum of N.C.
Professional Impact Award, Durham Crisis Response Center
Annual Student Pro Bono Service Award, NC State Bar
Dean’s Letter of Recognition for Leadership, UNC School of Law
Chancellor’s Scholar, Appalachian State University
Director of Student Life & Pro Bono Opportunities