Shelia is our legal assistant and docketing clerk. She has close to 30 years in the intellectual property field. Though she primarily supports our trademark disputes and litigation practice areas, her wealth of experience makes her valuable wherever she’s needed.
Shelia graduated from Durham Technical Institute (now Durham Technical Community College), where she earned an A.A.S. degree in Secretarial Science with high honors. She began her career by concentrating on trademark and copyright applications. Her scope expanded to include domestic patent applications as well. Before entering the legal profession, Shelia worked for state and federal government agencies, non-profit groups, and in the banking/finance industry. She has been a North Carolina Notary Public since 1994.
Shelia is active in her church, Mount Level Missionary Baptist Church. She is also an avid reader and loves action movies.