Emily Gibson is a native North Carolinian, originally from Durham. After college, she worked as an AmeriCorps volunteer at the non-profit The Hispanic Liaison, which provided direct services to immigrants in Chatham County. Even before the practice of law, Attorney Gibson assisted with certain legal issues for victims of fraud.
This experience fighting for immigrants led her to take the LSAT. After her admittance to North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2005, she attended to her studies as well as interned with the Public Defender’s Office of Chatham County. After graduating cum laude and passing the North Carolina State Bar in 2008, Attorney Gibson worked at the Public Defender’s Office of Buncombe County for the following 3 years.
Currently, after 10 years of practicing in primarily criminal defense, Attorney Gibson manages her firm, Gibson Law, PLLC. The firm assists with criminal, domestic and some civil cases. Additionally, all staff are bilingual. Attorney Gibson is an active member of the North Carolina Bar, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, Wake County Academy of Trial Lawyers, Southern Law Poverty Center and the American Civil Liberties Union.