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Attorney Valerie Kilgore joined the firm as a workers’ compensation attorney in May of 2017. Ms. Kilgore was acclaimed both academically and in athletics while attending undergraduate school at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. 

She was awarded a Presidential Scholarship each of her 4 years of undergraduate studies, was recognized as an outstanding student leader, and sat on a new professor hiring committee.  


Ms. Kilgore was a member of the Dean’s List, Environmental Law Society, Treasurer of the Women in Law Society, and was an annual attendee of the NAPIL (National Association of Public Interest Law) Conference.  Ms. Kilgore also gained invaluable experience during a judicial externship with Circuit Judge J. Michael Joiner (who now sits on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals).


  • Juris Doctorate, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, 1999

  • B.A. in Government and Religious Studies, St. Lawrence University, 1996



  • American Bar Association

  • North Carolina State Bar

  • North Carolina Bar Association

  • Mecklenburg County Bar

  • Women Lawyers of Charlotte

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice

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