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Nan Futrell

Nan Futrell, a native of Washington, N.C., is the staff counsel for the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty. She works with the general counsel, K. Hollyn Hollman, to provide legal analysis on church-state issues that arise before Congress, the courts and administrative agencies.

Futrell comes to the BJC after working as a legal fellow in the litigation department of Americans United for Separation of Church and State and as a contract attorney for a Washington, D.C.-area law firm.  She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she served on the First Amendment Law Review, and is a member of the North Carolina Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.

Futrell holds an undergraduate degree from Duke University with majors in history and religion and a Certificate in Policy Journalism and Media Studies. She grew up attending First United Methodist Church in Washington, N.C. Her husband, Matthew Liles, is a member of Zebulon Baptist Church in Zebulon, N.C.

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