As a former honors student in the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State, David has chosen to work within the judicial system as a District Attorney Legal Assistant. This career allows him to apply in-class concepts to real world issues on a daily basis. He works collectively with every branch of the justice system (i.e. law enforcement, corrections staff, and probation officers) to provide services for victims, witnesses, and defendants. David works closely with Assistant District Attorneys to process an assortment of felony cases, research case law, and assist in Superior Court proceedings and trials. He has assisted in the adjudication of all classifications of crime, from general misdemeanor offenses to felonies ranging from class I drug and property offenses to violent kidnappings, sex offenses, and capital murders. David says that he has found closure and justice for victims to be a highlight of his work, and enjoys working with the top attorneys to ensure the safety of the community he works in.