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J. Michael Mackay

J. Michael Mackay

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J. Michael Mackay brings more than 28 years of legal experience to Walker Lambe, which he joined in 2021 and will concentrate his practice in the areas of estate and trust administration as well as estate planning. Mike brings a considerable amount of varied legal experience to Walker Lambe which includes representation of individuals and corporations, as well as managerial and administrative experience. Mike worked most recently as the Director of Claims Administration at the North Carolina Industrial Commission before determining to return to private practice at Walker Lambe. Mike’s additional legal experience included serving as the managing partner of the workers’ compensation department at a Durham law firm and, prior to that time, as a litigation attorney at two large law firms in Raleigh. Mike has been recognized as a Board Certified Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar in the field of workers’ compensation. A native of North Carolina, Mike studied Journalism and Political Science as an undergraduate at UNC-Chapel Hill. After working as a newspaper reporter, Mike attended and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law. Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, cheering for his daughter’s NCFC soccer team and UNC sports, and participating in community endeavors, including being a board member of the Jiti Foundation.

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