Angela C. Evans

Angela C. Evans

Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-231-8780 (Ext. 116)
Fax:
859-231-1175
Email:

Angela C. Evans joined the Lexington office of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC in 2015 as an Associate. Ms. Evans graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2000. Ms. Evans focuses her practice on administrative law, boards and commissions governance, corporate counsel, nonprofit institutions and associations, affordable housing law, and business and commercial litigation.

Ms. Evans is currently an LFUCG Council Member representing the 6th District. Prior to being elected as a council member Ms. Evans was an Assistant Attorney General of Kentucky. As an assistant attorney general, Ms. Evans prosecuted licensees for violation of boards' statutes and regulations; interpreted and revised board statutes and regulations; directed and advised administrative staff; ensured board compliance with public records laws; drafted board opinions and correspondence; represented boards and other state agencies in civil litigation cases; trained board members and licensees; and provided legal advice and guidance to various state agencies. She held this role from October 2008 to December 2014.

Ms. Evans was the Acting General Counsel for the Kentucky Real Estate Commission from July 2012 to November 2013. Ms. Evans was tasked with supervising and managing the legal department; providing advice and guidance on policy and enforcement matters to all KREC staff; creating and revising policies and procedures affecting the department and KREC; and assisting in the development of long-term planning strategies.

Ms. Evans has been acknowledged for her valuable suggestions and contributions to the following; United Nations Criminal Justice Handbook Series, Introductory Handbook on State Regulation Concerning Civilian Private Security Services and Their Contribution to Crime Prevention and Community Safety (2014), and United Nations Criminal Justice Handbook Series, Introductory Handbook on the Prevention of Recidivism and the Social Reintegration of Offenders (2012). Ms. Evans was the Chairperson from 2007-2009 for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Ethics Commission and was active member since 2002. She also was the co-chair of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Debutant Ball from 2010-2012.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Boards and Commissions Governance
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Nonprofit Institutions and Associations
  • Development of Low and Moderate Income Multi-Family Housing
  • Affordable Housing - Lender’s Counsel
  • Affordable Housing - Developer’s Counsel
  • Business and Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2009

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: Dean’s Citation recipient
  • Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Major: Social Work

Published Works

  • Introductory Handbook on the Prevention of Recidivism and the Social Reintegration of Offenders, United Nations Criminal Justice Handbook Series, 2012
  • Introductory Handbook on State Regulation Concerning Civilian Private Security Services and Their Contribution to Crime Prevention and Community Safety, United Nations Criminal Justice Handbook Series, May, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 2001 - Present
  • International Association of Security & Investigative Regulators (IASIR), Board of Directors, 2012 - 2014
  • National Association Secretary of State, Company Formation Task Force, Member, 2007 - 2014
  • Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, Capital Murder training, 2006 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Fayette County Legal Aid, Inc., Staff Attorney, 2002 - 2007
  • KY Secretary of State's Office, General Counsel & Elections Administrator, 2007 - 2008
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Debutante Ball Co-Chair, 2011
  • Office of the Attorney General of Kentucky, Assistant Attorney General, 2008 - 2014
  • Office of the Attorney General of Kentucky, Acting General Counsel, Kentucky Real Estate Commission, 2012 - 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Debutant Ball Co-chair, 2010 - 2012
  • Zio Project (Gula, Uganda), Volunteer, 2010 - Present
  • Ethics Commission, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Chair, 2007 - 2009
  • Ethics Commission, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Member, 2002 - 2009