Sydney Batch is a lawyer, social worker, and child welfare advocate who was raised in North Carolina. Sydney received her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she remained for her Juris Doctorate and Masters of Social Work. Following law school, Sydney entered private practice with her husband, J. Patrick Williams. She is the founding partner at the law firm, Batch, Poore & Williams, PC. Her practice primarily focuses on family law, child welfare law and appellate work. Read more…
Sydney is actively involved in a variety of committees and organizations involving both family law and child welfare law matters. She is a former board member for the Women’s Center of Wake County and is a current board member for the Julia Crump Foundation. She also volunteers for The Child’s Advocate, a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina.
In 2018, Sydney was elected to the NC House of Representatives. She represents House District 37 which encompasses southern Wake County. She currently serves on the following committees: judiciary, finance, elections law and ethics, and state and local government. As a legislator, Sydney believes that policy and evidence-based research should inform and guide the legislation passed in the North Carolina General Assembly.
She lives in Holly Springs with her husband and two sons. In her free time she enjoys quilting, traveling and spending time with her husband and children.