NCAJ Chooses Banzhoff To Serve As President-Elect

July 01, 2022
Andy Banzhoff

Andy Banzhoff of Devereux & Banzhoff, PLLC in Asheville was chosen president-elect of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. The NCAJ membership elected Banzhoff on Saturday, June 18, during the NCAJ Annual Meeting, held in Charlotte. He is in line to succeed Valerie Johnson of Johnson & Groninger PLLC in Durham, who begins a one-year term as the 48th president of NCAJ on July 1. 

Banzhoff will become president of NCAJ in July of 2023. 

A partner in Devereux & Banzhoff, he focuses his practice primarily on criminal trial and appellate litigation. He graduated cum laude from the University of Tampa in 1995 with a BA in political science and obtained his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1999. Banzhoff is a board-certified specialist in state and federal criminal law by the N.C. State Bar. 

He has served as president of the Buncombe County Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association, as chair of the NCAJ Criminal Defense Section, as a member of the NCAJ Board of Governors, a member of the NCAJ executive committee, as a legal affairs vice-president for NCAJ and as chair of the NCAJ PAC. He continues to serve as a member of the CJA Panel Selection Committee for the Western District of North Carolina.