For more than two decades, Joan has fought for the legal rights of those injured by the negligence or intentional acts of others. From serious car accidents and drunk driving cases, to trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, assaults and medical negligence, Joan has been an advocate for people in need. She brings compassion and understanding to her client’s situation, and provides a strong voice in advocating for justice on their behalf.
Joan has been inducted as a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for obtaining multiple recoveries for her clients in excess of One Million Dollars. She has also been given an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbard for holding herself to the highest ethical standards.
Joan’s one-on-one attention and her knack for explaining complex legal issues in a way that makes sense are often cited as reasons why former clients refer their friends and loved ones to her when they need a lawyer.
Regardless of what legal action your case requires, Joan’s wide range of litigation experience in both the federal and state courts of North Carolina will give you confidence that she can achieve the result you need. Joan is a proud graduate of U.N.C.-Chapel Hill (B.A. with distinction, 1987) (J.D. with honors, 1990).