The Deyaska Spencer Law Firm

Deyaska Spencer

Deyaska is a native of Columbia, SC and graduate of Dreher High School. She began her undergraduate studies at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and finished her undergraduate degree at the University of South Carolina-Columbia where she majored in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Policy. After college, Deyaska attended North Carolina Central University School of Law (“NCCU School of Law”) where she graduated with a Certificate in Dispute Resolution.

While a student at NCCU School of Law, Deyaska served as a Director on the Board of the National Black Law Students Association, a body of law students from across the country. She also represented her law school as its’ student liaison to the North Carolina Bar Association.

In 2015, Deyaska was appointed to serve as the North Carolina State Bar Young Lawyer Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. She was the only African American in the North Carolina delegation. Her appointment came shortly after receiving the Charles F. Blanchard Young Lawyer of the Year award in 2015, an award presented by the North Carolina Bar Association to one young lawyer each year.

Deyaska currently works as a personal injury attorney and is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and North Carolina. Her law firm is located in the Forest Acres community.

She currently serves as Co-Chair on the SC Bar Diversity Committee’s Pipeline Subcommittee, and she also serves as Vice-Chair of the Richland County Democratic Party.

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Diversity Committee of the SCBAR (2018-present)
American Bar Association GPSolo (2018-2019)
Liaison to the North Carolina Bar Foundation (2018-2019)
NC Bar Foundation Oversight Committee (2017-2018)
NC State Bar Delegate to the ABA (2015-2017)
Minority Focus Committee Chair (2014-2015)

  • Charles F. Blanchard Young Lawyer of the Year (2015)
  • Star of the Quarter (1st Quarter 2015)

Co-Chair, NCBA Young Lawyers Division Legal LINK Committee (2011-2013)

  • Star of the Quarter (1st Quarter 2012)
  • Drafter of the 1st Place program in the American Bar Association’s 2012 Next Steps challenge (2012)

NCCU Student liaison, North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (2011-2012)
NBLSA Director of the International Negotiations Competition (2012-2013)