A Brighter Future Awaits.

Our Staff

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Courtney Phelps


Courtney graduated from Davidson County Community College with an Associates Degree in Paralegal Technology and is devoted to family law. She lives in Kernersville, North Carolina, with the sweetest, cuddliest Great Pyrenees ever, Max. Courtney enjoys soaking up the sunshine, painting, fishing at the beach, and movie night snuggles with Max.


Leigh Markle


Leigh graduated from Bluefield State University with her Degree in Criminal Justice. In addition, she obtained her certification in paralegal services. She has spent most of her career in management. She lives in Kernersville, North Carolina where she enjoys live music, fitness, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. Leigh donated her kidney in 2019 by partnering with the National Kidney Foundation and Wake Forest Living Donor program. Her favorite escape is going to the beach and putting her toes in the sand.


Elizabeth Velazquez Ortiz

Legal Assistant

Elizabeth graduated from Asheboro High School with special honors.She lives in Kernersville, North Carolina with her fiancé and their furbabies, Lola, Stella & Paris. When she is not working, Eli enjoys spending time with her family, fishing at the beach, shopping & traveling.

Jo-Anne Rosario

Firm Administrator

Jo-Anne studied Liberal Arts and Sciences in her home state of New York. She has spent most of her career in management. Jo-Anne lives in Walkertown, North Carolina, and enjoys spending time with her family. Jo-Anne is passionate about encouraging others both personally and professionally. She spends a great deal of time volunteering at her church and helping with World Relief. She enjoys hiking in the mountains, weight training, traveling, reading and attending live music events.


Photo of Director of Marketing Leigh Ann Proctor

Leigh Ann Proctor

Director of Marketing & Client Care

Leigh Ann graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from High Point University. She studied General and Mental Health Psychology. In addition, she studied Criminal Justice and Journalism. Most of her career has been in management and administration. Leigh Ann lives in Kernersville, North Carolina, with her two sons and her furbabies, Cooper, Rocco & Shem. Leigh Ann loves gardening, cooking, and fitness. In her spare time, she is a life coach, faith counselor and has a passion for ministry.

Stacy Landa

Legal Assistant

Stacey graduated from East Forsyth High School. She lives in Kernersville, North Carolina with her husband. Since graduation, Stacey has spent most of her career in administration. She is passionate about helping the community receive the proper legal advice they deserve. In Stacey’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going to church