My practice focuses primarily on employment litigation, representing employees in... more
My practice focuses primarily on employment litigation, representing employees in Unemployment Appeals Hearings, and before courts and administrative agencies in cases concerning all facets of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, FMLA and FLSA. I also serve as counsel for local unions, advising and representing the union and union members in contract interpretation, th... view profile
In addition to the Bars of the State of North Carolina and the District of Columbia,... more
In addition to the Bars of the State of North Carolina and the District of Columbia, I am admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Western District of North Carolina and Middle District of North Carolina. I am admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals f... view profile
I am a mother of 2 lovely girls and have been married to a wonderful husband for 6... more
I am a mother of 2 lovely girls and have been married to a wonderful husband for 6 years. Law is my second career. Before becoming a lawyer I was a school teacher for children with special needs and had worked with children for special needs for the last 15 years. I have a B.S. in Human Services, Master's in Special Education, and Juris Doctorate. I have devoted a large portion of my ... view profile
Education laws relate to how our schools operate. They cover matters like educational standards, school district and school board authority, student attendance, discipline, and dress code requirements. An education lawyer advises school districts and school boards and represents them in disputes with students, teachers, and parents. Education lawyers also represent parents who have issues with their children's education. For example, if you think your child has been improperly suspended from school, an education lawyer will help you determine if challenging the suspension is within your legal rights.