Responsive & Experienced Attorneys Serving Eastern North Carolina

Our team at Mewborn & DeSelms is made up of dedicated lawyers who understand the complex needs of your case. We are driven, results-focused and work hard to be your trusted legal advisor.

Sharon Dawn Griffin

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Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Business Law
  • Estates, Wills and Trusts
  • Personnel Investigations
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Certified Superior Court Mediator


Sharon Griffin is an honors graduate of North Carolina State University and graduated magna cum laude from Campbell School of Law. Sharon interned at the North Carolina Supreme Court, and began her legal career as a litigator at a firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sharon also served as Executive General Counsel to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners, worked for the National Association of Counties, and practiced civil, employment and workers compensation law in Morehead City. Sharon's experience also includes serving as the Onslow County Manager for four years.

Sharon is an experienced attorney who provides quality representation in litigation, local government and business law, personnel investigations, local government management consulting, wills and estates, and personal injury law. Sharon is also certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to conduct Superior Court Mediations.


  • Fred O. Dennis Award for Professionalism
  • I. Beverly Lake Award for Constitutional Law
  • Order of Old Kivett
  • Comments Editor for the Campbell Law Review
  • Legal Research and Writing Scholar
  • Ten Book Awards at Campbell Law School for outstanding academic achievement


  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • B.A.; B.S.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Chemistry Degree; and Science Education Degree

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2007

Published Works

  • With Friends Like You Who Needs a Jury A Response to the Legitimization of Conceding a Client's Guilt, Campbell Law Review, 29, 2006
  • Breaking Up is Hard to Do: North Carolina Refuses to End its Relationship with Heart Balm Torts, Elon Law Review, Vol. 4, Issued, 2012
  • Liability Issues in Clinical Practice, Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 2008


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