Kristopher Caudle Joins Campbell Shatley, PLLC

Campbell Shatley is thrilled to announce a new addition to our firm. Kristopher L. Caudle has joined the firm as an associate attorney, effective May 13, 2019.  He comes to Campbell Shatley, PLLC from UNC-Charlotte, where he served as a Higher Education Legal Fellow in the General Counsel’s office for the past two years.  Prior to his position at UNC-Charlotte, Kris practiced education law at Schwartz & Shaw, PLLC, in Raleigh, NC.

As a Legal Fellow, Kris worked directly with the Office of Legal Affairs advising University clients in contract, risk management and litigation issues, including Title VII litigation.  At UNC-Charlotte Kris also helped advise decision-makers in Title IX investigations and worked directly with the Cato College of Education on legal issues related to the opening of its lab school. While in private practice, Kris represented boards of education in a wide-variety of legal matters.  His experience includes personnel investigations, revising board policies, advising boards in employment disputes, and representing boards in special education and bond forfeiture litigation.

Kris graduated from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  Prior to law school, Kris was a North Carolina Teaching Fellow and served as a high school social studies teacher in Wake County Schools.  He received his Juris Doctor from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he served as an Executive Editor of the First Amendment Law Review.

Kris grew up in Rowan County and when he is not helping clients, he enjoys running half marathons, public speaking and creative writing.

Adam Vorhis Certified as Mediator for Family Financial Settlement

Attorney Adam Vorhis has recently been certified as a Mediator for Family Financial Settlement by the Dispute Resolution Commission. Originally licensed in Florida in 2004 (Board Certified in Martial & Family Law, 2015) and licensed in North Carolina since 2017, Adam has practiced exclusively in family law for over ten years.  As an advocate, Adam has participated in hundreds of family law mediations and is excited to utilize that experience to help litigants resolve their family law cases.  You can contact Adam about setting up a mediation via e-mail at or by calling 828-333-5412.

WNC Collaborative Law Group, Inc. Co-Sponsors 2019 Collaborative Practice Training

Interested in learning more about Collaborative Law practices? This intensive two-day, 14 hour training is being offered on June 19th and 20th by the NC Dispute Resolution Section and Family Law Sections of the NC Bar Association and is being co-sponsored by the WNC Collaborative Law Group, Inc. and the North Carolina Civil Collaborative Law Association. The link to register is:

Bill Brazil Certified in Family Financial Settlements (“FFS”)

Bill Brazil, senior partner at the law firm of Brazil & Burke, PA, has been certified as a mediator in Family Financial Settlements (“FFS”) and is now taking on mediations in family law cases. Bill has been mediating Superior Court mediations for 15 years. He has been practicing law for 30 years and has tried more than 100 cases to jury verdict over Western North Carolina.

You can scheduled a mediation with Bill via email at or via phone at 828.255.5400.