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About Me

Kellie Chappell Gonzalez, BA, MA, JD is one of the founding partner of Waters and Gonzalez. She primarily focuses in real estate, family law, wills, criminal and traffic.  

Kellie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from North Carolina State University.  She then went on to receive her Masters of Arts in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from North Carolina State University.   

Kellie is a graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law. She received a diverse exposure to various venues of the legal system through her internships with Wake County District Attorney's Office, the North Carolina Attorney General's Office and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. 

While in law school, Kellie was selected as a Senior Editor for the North Carolina Central Law Journal as well as winning a spot on the Moot Court Team.  For her outstanding performance in the National Organization for Women's (NOW) 5th Annual Sojourner Truth Moot Court Competition she was awarded recognition for being a semi-finalist. The competition featured contestants from law schools throughout the United States. She also served as Secretary of the Student Bar Association. 

Prior to entering her legal career she was employed at North Carolina State University and with the Town of Cary.  Before opening her own practice, Kellie was an associate at a local law firm.   

She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, the Tenth Judicial District and the Wake County Academy of Trial Lawyers.  


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Real Estate: 25%
    11 years
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 25%
    11 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
    11 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    11 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Dewey Powell Brinkley

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dewey Brinkley Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Inez De Ondarza Simmons

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Inez Simmons Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Gonzalez Law Firm, PLLC

110 East Arlington Blvd.
Greenville, NC, 27858

Gonzalez Law Firm, PLLC

1140 Kildaire Farm Rd., Ste 108
Cary, NC, 27511




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pitt County Sheriff's Office Citizens AcademyPitt County Sheriff's Office Citizens Academy2014
Greenville Citizens' AcademyCity of Greenville2014
Raleigh Leadership AcademyCity of Raleigh2013
Moot Court Competition Semi-finalistNational Association of Woman Attorneys2002
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Graduate InternshipTown of Cary Parks and Recreation1999 - 2000
Administrative AssistantNorth Carolina State University1997 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Junior Women's AssociationTreasurer2015 - 2016
Women's Power NetworkingAttorney Member2013 - Present
Junior Women's AssociationMember2013 - Present
Winterville Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - Present
Junior League RaleighMember2011 - 2013
North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Law SectionN/A2007 - Present
North Carolina State BarN/AN/A
Wake County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
North Carolina Bar Association, General Practice, Small Firm and Solo SectionN/AN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
North Carolina Central Law JournalNorth Carolina Central Law Journal Senior Editor2003
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawLaw2003
North Carolina State UniversityParks, Recreation and Tourism ManagementMA2000
North Carolina State UniversityCommunicationBachelor of Arts1997
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Health and WellnessEstate Planning2014