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Our staff have the experience and dedication to achieve sound results.

Stephanie Whiddon, NC Board Certified Paralegal

Stephanie Whiddon earned her Associate Degree in paralegal technology in 1994 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology in 2010. Stephanie was awarded membership in the National Criminal Justice Honor Society and obtained her North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification in June 2006. Stephanie has more than 20 years of paralegal experience, with 15 years exclusively in the area of family law and federal criminal defense. Stephanie is now the managing paralegal for GreeneWilson, overseeing all paralegal and legal assistant work product. As a family law paralegal, Stephanie assists clients in issues related to divorce, custody, domestic violence, equitable distribution, child support, and alimony. As a federal criminal paralegal, Stephanie assists clients in discovery review and notation, electronic filing, and case coordination. Stephanie’s successful career as a paralegal, both in family law and federal criminal law, provides clients with assistance in the day to day progress with their cases.

Paula Adkins, Legal Assistant

Paula Adkins has more than 11 years of experience exclusively in the area of state criminal defense in Craven County. Her experience ranges from assisting in handling minor traffic infractions to high class felonies. Prior to becoming a Legal Assistant, she completed Basic Law Enforcement Training and served as a correctional officer for the North Carolina Department of Corrections. Paula also served as an eligibility specialist for the Department of Social Services for over 13 years. Paula’s range of practical experience in the North Carolina criminal justice system has proven time and again to be a great asset to our clients. She is the firm’s “client advocate,” focusing particularly on clients in custody.

Maegan Whiddon, Legal Assistant

Maegan Whiddon has more than three years of experience here at GreeneWilson. She is currently assisting clients in issues related to family law.

Renda Faber, Billing Manager

Renda Faber earned an Associate’s of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration in 2013. She has more than 12 years of experience in all aspects of office management and has been a member of GreeneWilson since 2011. Renda manages all business aspects of GreeneWilson and client relations.

Keith Smith, Paralegal

Keith Smith earned his Associates in Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2011.  Keith currently is a Legal Assistant in our Domestic Division assisting in family law case management, trial preparation, and case strategy execution. Keith’s varied interests in World Religions, Philosophy, Sociology and Criminal Justice have resulted in him learning the languages of Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese. His fluent Spanish has proven to be a great asset for assisting our Spanish speaking clients and their families. Prior to his work as a domestic legal assistant, Keith managed a facility law library where he assembled a strong working knowledge of post-conviction and appellate rights for federal inmates.

Amanda Wagner, Front Desk Receptionist/Client Intake Coordinator

Amanda Wagner heads the front of the office. She is the Front Desk Receptionist and Client Intake Coordinator. She processes all new matters for our clients. Amanda has more than 15 years of experience working in law firms in Virginia and North Carolina. She moved to Craven County recently with her family. Aside from working at GreeneWilson, Amanda enjoys sightseeing, reading and loves the beach.

Claudina Madrid, Legal Assistant

Claudina Madrid has several years in experience as a legal assistant. She earned her A.S. degree from the University of Mount Olive and has a Culinary Arts Certificate from Los Angles Trade Technical College. She worked as chef de station at the Los Angeles Trump National Golf Course and Clubhouse located in California, for several years before changing careers. She speaks both Spanish and English.

Kristel Scalf, Legal Assistant

Kristel Scalf earned her Associate of Science degree in Accounting, achieving honors acclamations, in 2016. That year she moved to Craven County with her spouse, a Marine on active duty, and her family. Kristel has been a member of GreeneWilson since 2017. She is experienced in several aspects of the office and is currently a Legal Assistant in our Domestic Division assisting in family law case management, trial preparation, and case strategy execution. She is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program at American Military University and will be graduating in May 2019.

Raquel Leete, File Clerk/Office Runner

Raquel Leete is from Washington and was raised in the mountains of Virginia. Her attention to detail and ability to organize have been of great value to GreeneWilson. Raquel is the office runner and file room clerk.

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