Deborah M. Huynh – Biography

deborah m huynhMs. Huynh was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She moved to North Carolina with her husband and has been a long time resident of Mebane, Alamance County, North Carolina for over 20 years.

Mrs. Huynh received her law degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill School of Law. She was a member of the Holderness Moot Court and a Note and Comment Editor of The North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation for the academic year 2001-2002.

Mrs. Huynh graduated Summa Cum Laude from Towson University, Towson, Maryland with an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education. She maintained a 4.0 average. She taught daycare and preschool after graduation. After moving to North Carolina she worked as an early childhood specialist on an early intervention team centered in Caswell County, North Carolina. She was the first childcare counselor for Alamance Child Care Resource and Referral.

Deborah Huynh served on the board of directors of The Exchange Club’s Family Center in Alamance for many years. She recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from the National Exchange Club Foundation for her contribution to the cause of preventing child abuse.

When her children were small, Deborah Huynh was a La Leche League leader, teaching women how to breastfeed and about the benefits of breastfeeding to mother and baby. She conducted monthly breastfeeding support classes in Alamance County.

Ms. Huynh went to law school to help families and children. Her particular interest in issues related to the welfare of children has led her to several areas of law:

  • Juvenile defense
  • Representing parents whose children have been removed for allegations of abuse, neglect or dependency
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Adoption, both step-parent and independent
  • Defense and prosecution of termination of parental rights
  • Guardianship of children through wills
  • Grandparent’s rights

Mrs. Huynh has resided in Mebane, North Carolina with her husband and three sons since 1986. She was a board member of The Exchange Club’s Family Center in Graham, North Carolina for many years. She is a volunteer attorney for Legal Aide of North Carolina’s pro bono program Call For All. She also provides reduced fee consultations for clients of the Women’s Resource Center of Alamance County.

Bar Admissions:

  • 2002 North Carolina State Bar Admission
  • 2002 Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina, School of Law
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Alamance County Bar Association