Paysen S. Bevans
Degrees & Certificates
Northern Arizona University, B.S., 2018, cum laude
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2022, cum laude
- Georgia Trial Courts
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Paysen Bevans is originally from Scottsdale, Arizona. She received her Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice, with double minors in Spanish and International Studies, from Northern Arizona University. She spent a year after college working at a general civil litigation firm in Scottsdale before attending law school in Indianapolis, Indiana.
While in law school, Paysen was a co-founding member and programming chair of the American Constitution Society, was awarded the Bronze Level for the IU McKinney Pro Bono Program for over 50 hours of pro bono legal work and received the 2020-2021 Cohen and Malad Fellowship for pro bono legal service. She worked with the IU McKinney Program in International Human Rights Law to file a shadow report with the UN Human Rights Council about Guantanamo Bay during COVID-19. She further conducted research on the weaponization of water and how the expansion of virtual trials during the pandemic and updated immigration law can affect future terrorist trials.
Paysen worked for Indiana Legal Services in humanitarian immigration and with the Center for Victim and Human Rights protecting victims of domestic violence. She graduated cum laude in 2022 with a certificate in International and Comparative Law, and moved to Macon, where she lives with her husband, Patrick.
In her spare time, Paysen enjoys cheering on the Macon Mayhem and the Phoenix Coyotes, exploring Georgia, and spending time with her family and friends.