Biography

Kristie is a partner in the firm’s Raleigh office.  Her civil litigation practice focuses in the areas of motor vehicle negligence, premises liability, construction litigation, general tort liability, insurance coverage disputes and Medicare compliance.  Kristie has defended cases to verdict in state court as well as arbitration forums in various counties in the State.  She serves as a lecturer to both fellow attorneys and clients regarding continuing legal education topics.  Kristie is recognized in the legal community as an attorney who is dedicated to her clients and takes pride in the quality of legal services she provides.

While attending law school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kristie was a member of the Broun National Trial Team and served as an officer on the Board of the Trial Law Academy.  Kristie continues her devotion to the education of future trial lawyers by volunteering her time to mentor high school and law students participating in mock trial competitions.  Outside of the practice of law, Kristie is a mission partner at Hope Community Church where she enjoys serving in various capacities to help others.

Kristie is an active member of the North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Defense Research Institute and the Wake County Bar Association.  She was selected to the North Carolina Rising Stars list, published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines, in 2013. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in NC are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Experience and Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC INVOLVEMENT:

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Wake County Bar Association
Honors

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