Jordan L. Bernstein joined the Cranfill Sumner LLP team after graduating with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2019. As an associate attorney in the Charlotte office, Jordan works primarily with the workers’ compensation section.

While attending UNC, Jordan served as a Comments Editor for the North Carolina Law Review, an Honors Writing Scholar for the first-year student writing program, an enrichment group leader for the law school’s Academic Excellence Program, and the mentorship coordinator for Women in Law. As a student practitioner in UNC’s Community Development Clinic, Jordan worked directly with clients by providing transactional and corporate counsel to North Carolina nonprofit organizations. Jordan honed her legal research and writing at the North Carolina Court of Appeals as a judicial extern and sharpened her advocacy by interning for two Charlotte firms during her second summer of law school. Before attending UNC, Jordan worked as a case assistant for Alston & Bird LLP.

Jordan graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government and a minor in History. She was inducted in Pi Sigma Alpha and received the Top Twelve Award, a coach-selected award for those that represent Ohio Wesleyan in a positive manner through athletic ability, scholarship, community service, campus activities, character and leadership.

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Cranfill Sumner Attorneys Volunteer for Legal Aid Eviction Project

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In May 2020, Legal Aid of North Carolina launched an effort to help North Carolinians who were struggling to pay rent and were facing eviction. Legal Aid paired available emergency financial support with a search for volunteer attorneys from across the state who could help negotiate past and future payments with landlords.… Read More