TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 3, 2019
A 27-year-old North Carolina litigation attorney who handles pro bono work for inmates was crowned the new Miss USA on Thursday, the ABA Journal reports. Cheslie Kryst is an associate at Poyner Spruill in Charlotte who focuses on litigation and government representation. She earned her law degree at Wake Forest University, and her work for prisoners consists of seeking reduced sentences for them.