323 E. Chapel Hill St., Room 203
P.O. Box 380
Durham NC 27702-0380
I offer consultations at the reduced rate of $150, for up to an hour.
I offer a variety of services at a flat fee, depending on the case. Some set options are posted on my website at
$200 for most cases; sliding scale adjustment available upon request for low-income clients.
N/A — meetings by appointment only.
Yes, call Karen at (919) 998-6664 for administrative questions.
Fluent Spanish Interpreter
When possible, discrete legal tasks and secretarial work are given to a law clerk, paralegal, or secretary to minimize the time expended by the attorney. Time spent by non-attorney staff is compensated at lower rates than attorney time.
I recommend at least one Alternative Dispute Resolution option to almost every client in a civil lawsuit. I am always willing to serve as a negotiator as well as a litigator. However, each case is unique, and not every case has two parties who are willing to settle.
Yes, giving back to the community is a major goal of the firm.
I am dedicated to providing the highest quality customer service and tailoring my representation to my clients' needs.
I consider it one of my primary callings to educate members of the public about the law, and I think it's great when my clients start out with some level of understanding of the law. I am happy to help in this process.
Yes. This is a good option for computer-savvy clients with good writing skills, who just need help with legal concepts. However, it is usually wise to consult with an attorney first to get a game plan together - especially to understand deadlines, jurisdictional issues, and to ensure you're qualified for the relief you're seeking - before starting to do your own legal drafting or filling out of complex forms.
Yes. This has been successful and cost-effective for many clients, and constitutes a significant portion of the practice.
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