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The lawyers of DeVore, Acton & Stafford in Charlotte are proud of the professional paralegals and assistants on our staff. When an attorney is unavailable, our staff can usually quickly update you on the status of your case.

Meet Our Staff

connieConnie Hunter is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal who has been with DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A. since 1989. She works with Fred DeVore, Will DeVore and Derek Adler.  During her tenure, Connie has been involved in various types of complex litigation matters from personal injury and wrongful death to synthetic stucco litigation and other construction litigation matters.  She works from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday through Thursday.  You may reach Connie via email at Connie@devact.com  or call her at 704-377-5242 ext. 20.

 

 

 Susie Baker is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with experience in civil litigation and has been with the firm since 1995. Susie attended Central Piedmont’s Legal Secretary and Paralegal programs prior to employment with DeVore Acton & Stafford, PA. She works with Fred DeVore, Will DeVore and Derek Adler. Susie’s primary fields include contract disputes, construction litigation, wrongful death, bad faith claims, stucco claims, small estate matters, and personal injury. In addition, Susie is the administrator of The Arbitration Group (TAG) which provides arbitration services in North and South Carolina. Susie can be reached at Susie@devact.com or call her at 704-377-5242, ext. 19

 

Nancy Swoyer is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal.  She has a BS from Ithaca College and a Paralegal degree from CPCC. She joined DeVore, Acton &Stafford, P.A. in 2017.   Nancy works with Fred DeVore, Will DeVore and Derek Adler.  Her primary work has been in defense litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and civil litigation.  You may reach Nancy via email at nswoyer@devact.com or call her at 704-377-5242 ext. 16.

 

 

Lisa Morris has been a practicing paralegal for over 20 years concentrating in worker’s compensation and personal injury. She joined DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A. in 2007 and works as a paralegal to Bill Acton utilizing her legal/ medical advocacy experience.  Lisa also has experience in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury, estates and real estate, and has worked as a Medicare patient advocate. Lisa can be reached at lisa@devact.com or call her at 704-377-5242 ext. 18.

 

 

Jennifer Pearson is the receptionist for DeVore, Acton, & Stafford, PA and has been with the firm since 2004. Her expertise is in customer service and client interaction. Her main focus is to address clients’ needs as well assist in the administration of the office. You may reach Jennifer via email at jennifer@devact.com 704-377-5242, ext. 10

 

 

Ashlynn Kelker is the office manager for DeVore, Acton & Stafford, PA. and has been with the firm since 2016.  She has a BA from UNC- CH and a MBA from Wake Forest University.  Ashlynn handles the firm’s accounting and administration of the office.  You may reach Ashlynn via ashlynn@devact.com  704-377-5242, ex 21.