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Michelle Walker

Michelle Walker represents individuals and businesses in both bankruptcy and civil litigation. She is a board certified specialist in both consumer and business bankruptcy. Michelle has been recognized by her peers as among the top young bankruptcy lawyers in North Carolina, named a Rising Star in consumer bankruptcy law by North Carolina Super Lawyers and named a “Young Gun” in bankruptcy law in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite.




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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.

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J.D. with honors, University of North Carolina School of Law; Chancellors’ Scholar; Article and Note Editor, First Amendment Law Review

B.A. with honors, Political Science and Spanish, University of Georgia; First Honor Graduate; Phi Beta Kappa



All North Carolina State Courts, All North Carolina Federal Courts, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Board Certified Specialist in Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Law
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers – Rising Star General Litigation 2014, 2016
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers – Rising Star Consumer Bankruptcy 2017, 2018
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite – Young Gun, Bankruptcy 2017


  • Former Chair, Orange County Animal Services Advisory Board
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association