NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina
Suzanne Buckley is the Executive Director for NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina. Suzanne has over a decade of experience working for reproductive rights and social justice. Suzanne worked for NARAL Pro-Choice America in 2003-2004, helping to restart the NC affiliate and support the March for Women’s Lives. She gained additional political and organizing experience running statewide and down-ballot electoral campaigns in Wake County, and served as a legislative aide in the North Carolina Office of the Governor before attending law school at UNC School of Law.
In 2008, she clerked for the Honorable Judge James A. Wynn, Jr. at the NC Court of Appeals and practiced law at Tharrington Smith LLP in Raleigh. Her practice focused on domestic litigation, mediation and appellate advocacy, where she lectured at the Family Law Annual Meeting of the NC Bar Association and authored the case law updates for the Family Law Section’s quarterly publication. Suzanne was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013. In addition to her work as a reproductive rights advocate, Suzanne serves her community through pro bono, helping families seeking legal assistance with custody and domestic law issues as a volunteer at Legal Aid of North Carolina and serves on the UNC School of Law Pro Bono Program Alumni Board. Suzanne lives in Durham, NC with her husband and their dog.