Michelle regularly represents debtors in Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 cases. She is passionate about helping people and their businesses reorganize their finances and get a fresh start.
She also handles a wide range of cases in state and federal courts. She has particular experience in estate litigation, including will caveats and guardianship proceedings. She has also represented individuals and businesses in administrative proceedings before the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), North Carolina Industrial Commission, North Carolina Medical Board, and in university hearings.
Michelle received her J.D. with honors in 2010 from the UNC School of Law, where she was awarded the school’s highest merit scholarship as a Chancellors’ Scholar. She received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and Spanish from the University of Georgia in Athens in 2007, where she graduated as a First Honor Graduate by maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA.
In 2012, Michelle was appointed to the Orange County Animal Services Advisory Board by the county’s Board of Commissioners, and served as Chair in 2014 and 2015.