Raleigh, N.C. (June 24, 2020) – Smith Debnam today announced the addition of attorney Melissa A. Tulis to the firm. Tulis joins Smith Debnam as an associate attorney within the firm’s Consumer Collections practice group. Tulis will concentrate her practice representing a broad range of businesses through the rigorous stages of the collection litigation process, including pre-suit collection efforts, lawsuits, judgments, and executions.
Prior to joining Smith Debnam, Tulis was an associate attorney at Bagwell Holt Smith P.A., a civil litigation law firm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina where she primarily represented homeowners’ associations in risk management and litigation. Tulis is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and South Carolina. She received her J.D. from Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law and holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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