Business North Carolina Legal Elite, Young Guns (2011, 2012)
2016 Outstanding Women in Business honoree, Triad Business Journal. Read story.
Women Extraordinaire Recipient, Business Leader Media (2010)
America’s Most Honored Professionals (2011, 2015)
Charles F. Blanchard Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, NCBA YLD (2007-2008)
Wake Forest University (B.A., cum laude, 1997)
Pi Sigma Alpha
Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 2002)
Member, Wake Forest Law Review
Member, Wake Forest Moot Court Board (Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Team)
Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Research and Writing
Board of Directors of the Northwest North Carolina Affiliate of Susan G. Komen
Board Development Chair (2014-2016)
Public Policy/Advocacy Chair (2013-2015; 2017-2018)
Volunteer of the Month, May 2015
North Carolina Bar Association
Board of Governors (2018–2021)
Co-chair of Young Lawyers’ Leadership Academy (2014-present)
Chair of Young Lawyers Division (2010-2011)
Young Lawyers Division Fellows, President (2018-2019)
North Carolina Bar Association Foundation
Strategic Planning Subcommittee Chair (2014-2016)
Marketing Subcommittee Chair (2012-2014)
Board of Directors (2010-2011)
Endowment Committee (2009-2010)
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
Board of Directors (2011-2014)
Young Lawyers Committee Chair (2009-2010)
Chair of Women Litigator’s Committee (2013-2014)
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Touch 10,000 State Coordinator (2010-2011)
District 9, North Carolina Representative (2008-2009)
Forsyth County Bar Association: Young Lawyers Division
Executive Committee (2005-2008)
Forsyth Country Day School Parents’ Association Representative for Pre–K (“Scholars”) (2017–2018)
Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro – Legal Hotline Volunteer (2016-present)
Wake Forest University School of Law Litigation Clinic Supervising Attorney (2008-present)
Elon University School of Law Extern Site Supervisor (Fall 2016)
Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem, part of the Winston-Salem Foundation (2014-Present)
United Way of Forsyth County
Young Leaders United (2011-2015)
Community Impact Council (2006-2008)
Presentations and Publications:
“Legal Landmines Facing Small Business Owners,” Fearless Winston-Salem, September 18, 2018.
“The Nitty Gritty of Depositions, Part 1,” The Nitty Gritty of Discovery, Annual Trial Skills CLE presented by the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys Young Lawyers Committee, August 26, 2016.
“Documenting Discipline and Performance Issues: Legal Perspective,” Addiction Recovery Care Association, Inc., March 8, 2016.
“Ethical Considerations Regarding Expert Witnesses,” part of Mastering the Expert Witness Deposition CLE for the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, August 1, 2013.
2-hour continuing education program for nurses, “Legal Aspects to the Faith Community Preparation Course” for the Congregational Nurse and Health Ministry Program approved by the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, October 21, 2010, October 20, 2011, October 18, 2012, October 16, 2013, October 22, 2014, March 15, 2016 and March 7, 2017.
Moderator at the North Carolina Bar Association’s New Admittee Professionalism Program, a mandatory Continuing Legal Education program for newly admitted North Carolina attorneys, on September 22, 2011, at the Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem.
Instructor at “Medicine and Law 101 – A Medical Legal Liability Seminar for Health Care Providers”: May 30, 2009, March 25, 2011, April 12, 2013, and May 15, 2015, Wake Forest University Baptist School of Medicine.
A Survey of Rule 11 in North Carolina, Judge W. Erwin Spainhour (Cabarrus County Senior Resident Superior Court Judge) and Roberta King Latham (Bennett & Guthrie, PLLC), 28th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (June 2005).
North Carolina Bar Association – Young Lawyer Initiatives Task Force (2010-2012); Board of Governors Nominating Committee (2012)
North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division – Immediate Past Chair and Chair of Nominating Committee (2011-2012); Chair-Elect (2009-2010); Chair of Disaster Legal Services Committee (2008-2009); Division Director, (2007-2008); Chair of Poverty Issues Committee (2006-2007); Poverty Issues Committee (2005-2006); Nominating Committee (2012)
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys – Young Lawyers Committee, Vice Chair (2008-2009); Executive Committee (2004-2007)