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Smith Debnam Attorneys at Law - Values and Culture


Our attorneys are dedicated professionals who work tirelessly in their field, just like you do in yours. They don’t limit themselves to the current case but actively engage in legal, business, and community organizations. They constantly seek innovative solutions to legal problems. We think it’s just as important for lawyers to connect with their local community in ways that are both effective and personally fulfilling. So we make it a policy to support our entire staff in identifying and maintaining involvement with community and non-profits groups of their choice.

    Tiffani Atamas

    Tiffani joined Smith Debnam in 2022 and represents clients in family law, including separation and... Learn More

    Connie Elder Carrigan

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    Connie Elder Carrigan is an accomplished attorney with a passion for helping clients, individuals, employers,... Learn More

    Joseph A. Davies

    Joe Davies is a certified superior court mediator and member of the firm’s construction law... Learn More

    W. Thurston Debnam, Jr.

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    Thurston Debnam, who received his undergraduate and law degrees from Wake Forest University, is one of the... Learn More

    A.T. Debnam

    A.T. Debnam is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar... Learn More

    Michael J. Denning

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    Michael Denning is an accomplished jurist and former District Court Judge for Judicial District 10... Learn More

    Franklin Drake

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    Frank Drake has more than 30 years of legal experience, with a concentration in bankruptcy and... Learn More

    Caren D. Enloe

    Caren Enloe leads Smith Debnam’s consumer financial services litigation and compliance group. In her practice, she... Learn More

    Lucas S. Fautua

    Lucas Fautua is a dedicated and accomplished associate attorney driven by a passion for helping... Learn More

    Beth B. Godfrey

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    Beth Godfrey concentrates her practice in personal injury. She has represented individuals with claims involving... Learn More

    Thomas A. Gray

    Tom Gray is a partner in the firm and member of the firm’s creditors’ rights practice... Learn More

    Gary H. Groon, Jr.

    Gary Groon is a partner in the firm and member of the firm’s creditors’ rights section.... Learn More
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