Deena works as a paralegal in our Hickory office working in the areas of: Estate and Trust Planning; and, Estate and Trust Administration. As a paralegal she has over 25 years of experience in several areas of law including estates and guardianships, bankruptcy, personal injury, commercial litigation and medical malpractice. Her very first job was working for an attorney in a small town in Missouri while attending high school.
Coming from a military background, being born in Guam, and living all over the continental U.S., she has learned to appreciate and embrace the diversity and uniqueness of many communities. Her family is her passion, while hiking, kayaking and mountain climbing in the Smokey Mountains fuel her desire to be out-of-doors. She now lives on a farm outside of Lenoir and has chosen this area to permanently reside because of the friendliness of its people and the beauty of the Smoky Mountains.