Christina McAlpin Taylor is a 2003 graduate of East Carolina University’s Family and Community Studies Program in the Department of Child Development and Family Relations. After attending ECU Christina went on to earn her law degree from North Carolina Central University in 2006. She is currently an Attorney with the Smith Debnam law firm and is a member of the firm's creditor's rights practice group.
While attending law school, Christina was a student body representative and volunteered with the trial practice team. In 2005, while a summer associate with Smith Debnam, she was assigned several creditors' rights projects. Christina gained additional legal experience while participating in North Carolina Central University School of Law's Litigation Clinic, where she worked at Chatham County's District Attorneys' Office. While working at the Chatham County District Attorneys' Office Christina assisted with several trials in both District and Superior Court, including a jury trial. Christina also assisted with many residential mortgage loan closings while clerking at a real estate firm in the summer of 2004.
Christina says of ECU “I truly enjoyed my time at East Carolina University. ECU prepared me for law school and to become an efficient and effective leader of my firm."