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County Welcomes New Deputy Attorney to Its Ranks

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – A new deputy attorney has joined County Attorney Jonathan Sink as part of Gaston County Government’s legal team, officials announced today.

County Manager Dr. Kim Eagle said the county hired Courtney Rogers to fill the position of Deputy County Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney and assumed her new role on May 11.

“I am confident that her experience in education and the legal system will serve Gaston County well,” said Dr. Eagle.

As the Deputy County Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney, Rogers will assist Sink in providing legal advice and guidance to county departments, boards, agencies, and staff in the areas of health, social services, education, and law enforcement, just to name a few. She will also assist in representing the county in legal actions, as well as provide counsel when needed.

“I'm humbled by the opportunity to serve in this capacity and look forward to partnering with the internal stakeholders of Gaston County,” said Rogers.

Prior to joining Gaston County Government, Rogers served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Charlotte. She also worked for the Charlotte School of Law and held several positions with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, including Associate General Counsel and Senior Associate General Counsel.

Originally from South Carolina, Rogers taught at Horry County Schools before moving to the Tar Heel State to study Law. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the College of Charleston, and she received her law degree from the Charlotte School of Law, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Rogers is married and has two children.