I was raised in Cherryville, NC and graduated from Cherryville High School in 2002. From 2002 until 2006, I attended Appalachian State University in Boone, NC on scholarship as a fourth-generation student. While at Appalachian State, I served as a member of the Student Government Association and participated in the Honors Program. In 2006, I graduated with honors from Appalachian State with a degree in Political Science and minors in both Criminal Justice and Business Administration.
In the fall of 2006, I enrolled in the University of North Carolina School of Law, located in Chapel Hill, NC. While at UNC, I argued on behalf of the School’s Environmental Appellate Advocacy Team at the 2009 National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition. In 2009, I received my Juris Doctor degree from UNC and passed the North Carolina Bar Examination.
Upon admission to the North Carolina Bar, I served as Assistant District Attorney for Wake County, before returning home to Gaston County in late 2010 to serve in the same capacity. I prosecuted thousands of criminal cases, ranging from traffic matters and DWIs to serious felonies and in 2012, I brought that criminal practice experience to Arthurs & Foltz LLP, where my areas of practice include general civil litigation, real estate, and criminal matters. I am a member of the Gaston County Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association.
I am also an active member of my community, serving on the Board of Directors for Gaston County Habitat for Humanity as Vice President and Chair of the Family Services Committee.
|Attorney||Arthurs & Foltz, LLP||2012 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Gaston County District Attorney's Office||2010 - 2012|
|Assistant District Attorney||Wake County District Attorney's Office||2009 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Gaston County Habitat for Humanity||Board of Directors||2012 - 2016|
|University of North Carolina School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Appalachian State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2006|
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