Alexandra Southerland

Alexandra Southerland


Alexandra Southerland joined DRNC in January 2023 as a housing attorney. Alexandra’s work focuses on helping people with disabilities to maintain housing by advocating against housing discrimination and improving equal access to housing. She graduated from Campbell University in May 2014 and Campbell University School of Law in May 2017. Alexandra began working as a staff attorney at Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc. in 2018. She later served as a supervising attorney from 2021 – 2022. Though there may be many obstacles, Alexandra remains driven about using her knowledge, dedication and passion to assist people with disabilities to navigate difficult waters and lead their best life. She loves running and values spending quality time with family and friends.

Disability Rights NC


Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.

What is a P&A?

After Willowbrook, congress made sure that every state has a Protective and Advocacy agency. DRNC is the federally mandated...

Our Team

All staff currently working for Disability Rights North Carolina, listed in alphabetical order, including titles and background info...

Board of Directors

DRNC’s Board of Directors is a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. All or...

PAIMI Advisory Council

In 1986, Congress took significant action to stop abuse, neglect, and other rights violations against people with mental health disabil...


Are you interested in a job in the disability rights field?