Janis is a native of Wayne County and has worked at Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., since 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, filing, scheduling appointments, and scheduling mediations, arbitrations and depositions. Her hobbies include church work, gardening, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.
Pamela is a Johnston County native and a graduate of the paralegal program at Johnston Community College. She began working at Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., in March of 2010 as a paralegal for Philip Baddour. She assists with Social Security and private disability cases, preparing cases and clients for Social Security Disability 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 resides in Selma.
Jennifer was born in Suffern, New York, and moved to Goldsboro in 2008. She joined Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., 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 associate degree in office administration and a certificate in business administration. Her hobbies include working out and spending time with her family and friends.
Dru is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. She moved to Goldsboro in 1980. She has worked at Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., since 1999. Dru is a legal assistant to Borden Parker. She maintains juvenile files involving the Wayne and Greene County Department of Social Services. She is responsible for typing dictated orders of the court for Juvenile and Adult Protective Services. Dru also maintains Mr. Parker’s Greene County files in addition to assisting Mr. Parker. Dru attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Wayne Community College. Her hobbies include gardening, reading, cooking and fishing.
Pam Starling was born in Wayne County, North Carolina, and lived in Johnston County, North Carolina, until 1969. Since then, she has lived in Springfield, Missouri, Pomeroy, Ohio and Point Pleasant, West Virginia. She has three children and five grandchildren. Pam returned to Johnston County in 1985 and worked in Selma, North Carolina, for 22 years. She began working at Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., in 2014 as the bookkeeper. She is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and attorney billing, and office management. Pam enjoys her work, playing the piano, sewing, churchwork, yardwork and most of all spending time with her family.
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 & Hale, P.C. Serving as a paralegal for the litigation team, Carol drafts documents, prepares personal injury and workers’ compensation 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 and listening to music.
Debra, originally from Burlington, North Carolina, moved to Goldsboro in 1973. She has worked at Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., since 1980 in several capacities, and is currently the receptionist and part-time legal assistant. In addition to answering phones, greeting clients, setting up files and making appointments, Debra is an assistant office manager, works part time for Phil Baddour, and fills in wherever needed. Before coming to the firm, Debra worked for another local attorney for six years. She received a two-year business degree from Wake Technical Community College. Debra enjoys reading, collecting recipes, shopping and spending time with her family at the coast.
Rebecca is a native of Goldsboro, North Carolina, and has worked at Baddour, Parker, Hine & Hale, P.C., 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 degree from Wayne Community College. Her hobbies include reading, cooking with her husband and spending time with her three daughters.
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, reading and bowling.