Alamance County Clerk of Court Meredith Edwards

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Meredith Edwards grew up in the farming community surrounding Maple View farms in Orange County, North Carolina.  She attended Meredith College and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees, one in Political Science and the other in American History, with a minor in Criminal Justice.  She attended the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill with a focus on public interest work.  Her first job out of law school was being hired as a prosecutor at the Alamance County District Attorney’s Office in 2007. There she prosecuted violent crimes cases, but also specialized in knowledge of human trafficking prosecutions. During her career as a prosecutor she also regularly taught Basic Law Enforcement Training for police cadets, and she taught several semesters of juvenile and constitutional law as an adjunct professor at Alamance Community College.  Elected in 2018 as Alamance County Clerk of Superior Court, she enjoys her continued service to the community, striving to provide the greatest service and accountability from the justice system to the public. 

In addition to her work as Clerk of Court, Meredith worships at The Lamb’s Chapel with her husband, Ben Edwards, a Sergeant in the Graham Police Department, and her boys, Zane and Henry, and twin girls, Edythe and Adeline.  She also sits on the advisory board for the State Employees Credit Union, Burlington branch, and is a member of Partners Off Duty, the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce, and the Alamance Republican Women’s Organization.