Attorneydiction.com, – Local lawyer Travis F. Ellis was elected to serve on the state council to resolve conviction appeals.
Ellis was appointed directly by Governor Roy Cooper for a term on the board that will last until June 30, 2025.
Born in Goldsboro, Ellis graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Jackson State University in 2010. He received a master’s degree in library science and a law degree in 2013 in North Carolina. Central University.
After graduating, Ellis began her legal career as an assistant state’s attorney in Illinois. After practicing law in Illinois for more than six years, he left Chicago and returned to North Carolina to serve as an assistant district attorney at the Eighth County Attorney’s Office, which includes Edgecombe, Nash and Wilson counties.
The Complaints Board serves in the State Correctional Department for Adults at the Ministry of Public Safety. The Board consists of five members appointed by the Governor. Three of the members must be attorneys selected from a list recommended by the North Carolina State Bar Association.
In general, the Board reviews the Administrative Recovery Procedures, performs and performs the functions assigned to it by the Governor. In addition, the board may investigate issues related to general policy issues and hold hearings to address the issues being investigated.
Ellis is a member of the Rocky Mount Public Service Review Board and volunteers with various organizations in the Rocky Mount and Goldsboro areas.
Ellis said her guiding principle has always been to seek justice and provide justice for all. His position as a member of the Prisoner Complaints Agency gave him another opportunity to serve the state and society.
Ellis is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, Illinois and the District of Columbia.***