GeetaKapurAttorney Geeta Kapur is a proud native of Nakuru, Kenya. After graduating from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Attorney Kapur pursued a calling to study law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From her work at the Center for Death Penalty Litigation to Assistant Public Defender to private practice, she has devoted her entire thirteen-year legal career to being a criminal defense and civil rights lawyer for the poor and racial minorities. Attorney Kapur was the first woman of color to earn the distinction in North Carolina of being a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law – Juvenile Delinquency. She has argued several landmark constitutional law cases before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court and presented before US Congress. She served as one of the lead pro bono lawyers for the Moral Monday protests and was awarded the NC NAACP Humanitarian of the Year Award.

Attorney Kapur took her passion into the classroom and has taught an innovative course on Race and the Law as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina and at Campbell Law School in Raleigh. She has served on boards for numerous non-profit organizations. Attorney Kapur was recently recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the top 100 criminal defense trial lawyers in North Carolina.