Nick Sojka, Board Attorney

  • Nick Sojka joined CCS in 2018 as the Board of Education attorney. Sojka previously worked as an education law attorney in private practice for over 20 years, serving as board attorney for a number of Cape Fear region public school systems and representing others throughout Eastern North Carolina in specialized matters.
    A native of Durham, Sojka received his bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
    In 2009-2010, Sojka served as the chair of the N.C. Council of School Attorneys. In 2017, he received the Marvin R. Pittman Champions for Education Award presented by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Since 2018, he has been a member of the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education. In 2020, he was appointed by Governor Cooper to serve as the North Carolina Commissioner for the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission.

    Sojka has frequently presented education law topics to state, regional and local groups, and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fayetteville State University, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Methodist University.