Janis is a native of Wayne County and has worked at Baddour, Parker & Hine since Dec. 1963. She served as the legal assistant to founding partner Robert Futrelle and currently is the legal assistant to Philip A. Baddour Jr. Her duties include typing correspondence estate and trust accountings, filing, scheduling appointments, and scheduling mediations, arbitrations, and depositions. Her hobbies include church work, gardening, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.
Carol W. Branch
Carol was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina and moved to Goldsboro in 1980. Since 1993, she has worked as a litigation paralegal at Baddour, Parker & Hine. Serving as a paralegal for the litigation team, Carol drafts documents, prepares settlement packages, prepares exhibits, organizes attorneys for trial, and manages the litigation cases. Carol received a B.A. degree in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a paralegal studies graduate certificate from Meredith College. Her hobbies include cycling, reading and playing cornhole.
Debra J. Pender
Debra, originally from Burlington, North Carolina, moved to Goldsboro in 1973. She has worked at Baddour, Parker & Hine since 1980. She is currently the receptionist and part-time legal assistant. In addition to answering the telephones and greeting clients, Debra sets up files and monitors traffic, criminal, domestic violence, and collection cases. She also maintains the firm's trust account. Before coming to the firm, Debra worked for another local attorney for six years. She received a two-year business degree from Wake Technical Institute. Her hobbies include reading and collecting recipes.
Barbara, a native of Newton, New Jersey, has lived in Goldsboro since 1977. She has worked at Baddour, Parker & Hine for 32 years. She is the legal assistant to John C. Hine, and her primary duties include estate and trust accounting, maintenance of records and filing documents with the Clerk of Superior Court. In addition, she assists in the preparation of income, estate, and gift tax returns and the preparation and maintenance of corporate documents and records. Barbara received a business diploma from Newton High School and has worked in law firms in North Carolina, New Jersey, Georgia, and California. Her hobbies include reading, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She has served 19 years on the NCPTA Board Of Directors.
Denise was born in Washington, D.C. and moved to Goldsboro in 1998. Since then, she has worked as a legal assistant to Borden Parker. In addition to her secretarial duties, Denise works closely with the child support office and county manager's office. She also works with the Family Court manager in setting domestic matters for court. A few of her many job duties include preparing pleadings and working directly with the clients and other attorneys. Since being educated in paralegal studies at Central Texas College, Denise has worked for law firms in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Missouri. Her hobbies include working out and reading and bowling.
Dru, a native of Norfolk, Virginia, moved to Goldsboro in 1980. She has worked at Baddour, Parker & Hine P.C. since 1999. Dru works as a legal assistant to Borden Parker typing juvenile orders and maintaining his juvenile and Department of Social Services files. She also maintains Mr. Parker's Greene County files. In addition to assisting Mr. Parker, Dru works in the real estate section. She checks files for title insurance and sets up new files. Dru attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Wayne Community College. Her hobbies include reading, gardening, fishing, and boating.
Rebecca is a native of Goldsboro, NC and has worked at Baddour, Parker & Hine since 2003. She is currently a legal assistant to John C. Hine where she helps manage estates, prepares estate and trust accountings, maintains corporate documents and records, and assists in the preparation of income, estate, and gift tax returns. After graduating from Charles B. Aycock High School in 2003, Rebecca received an Associate's Degree from Wayne Community College. Her hobbies include cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Pamela is a Johnston County native and a graduate of the Paralegal Program at Johnston Community College. She began working at Baddour, Parker & Hine, PC in March of 2010 as a paralegal for Philip Baddour. She assists with Social Security Disability cases, preparing cases and clients for Social Security Diability hearings. Her main duties include filing for hearings, gathering and organizing medical evidence, charting and maintaining data, and scheduling hearings with the Social Security Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Pam enjoys karaoke, playing cornhole, watching sports, and spending time with her family. She and her husband reside in Selma.
Katherine is a native of Goldsboro, North Carolina. She is a graduate of Charles B. Aycock High School and received her Associate's Degree in the Paralegal Program at Wilson Community College. She currently serves as the legal assistance to James W. "Will" Spicer, III. Her main duties include working closely with Wayne and Green County tax offices, filing tax foreclosures, performing title searches and maintaining these files. In addition to working with tax foreclosures, Katherine also works in the real estate section. She sets up new files and assists with closings. In her free time, she enjoys the beach, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Jennifer was born in Suffern, New York, and moved to Goldsboro in 2008. She joined Baddour, Parker & Hine, in 2013. Jennifer works as a legal assistant to Mark J. Hale, Jr. where she helps manage estates, prepares estate and trust accountings, maintains corporate documents and records, and assists in the preparation of income, estate, and gift tax returns. Jennifer attended Wayne Community College and received an Associates Degree in Office Administration and a Certificate in Business Administration. Her hobbies include working out and spending time with her family and friends.
Teresa was raised in Charlotte, NC and move to Goldsboro in 2000. She began working at Baddour, Parker & Hine, PC in February 2013 as the bookkeeper. She manages the firm's financial accounts and prepares attorney statements. Her hobbies include traveling, bingo and spending time with family and friends.