From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Gavlin, Chrystel L. C.

(born: 1968) 

Chrystel Gavlin is a 1986 graduate of Jessamine County High School in Nicholasville, Kentucky. She earned a B.A. in Elementary Education at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, in 1990 and graduated from the Northern Illinois University College of Law in 1996. She was the Assistant State's Attorney for Dupage County in Wheaton, IL, the second African American to hold that post. In 2001, Gavlin opened her own law practice in Joliet, IL. For more see "February is Black History Month," The Jessamine Journal, 02/23/2006, p. A8.

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NKAA Source: Jessamine journal (newspaper)

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