Stefanie Rodriguez enjoys following the impact that court rulings have on society. She began her legal career as a personal injury litigation paralegal on the Plaintiff’s side and then spent several years as a plaintiff’s attorney. At Hedrick Gardner, she utilizes her experience representing plaintiffs to better defend her clients involved in civil litigation claims.

Stefanie graduated suma cum laude from the North Carolina Central University School of Law. During law school, she co-chaired the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

When she is not practicing law, Stefanie enjoys DIY home improvement projects and taking her son to explore museums and historical landmarks. She’s also an avid runner and has completed several half marathons and one full marathon.

Experience and Involvement


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Durham County Bar Association
  • 14th Judicial District