The Paynter Law Firm PLLC
Representing Individuals and Small Businesses on a Contingency Fee Basis
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Erica C. McAdoo


Erica C. McAdoo | Firm Manager

106 S. Churton Street, Suite 200 • Hillsborough, NC 27278 • (919) 245-3116 •


Erica C. McAdoo is responsible for the firm's daily administrative operations and in involved with the firm's marketing and strategic planning. She has previously worked in the legal industry as a litigation paralegal where she was frequently responsible for legal research, document drafting, employee training, office and file organization, client recruitment and retainment, implementation of firm-sponsored community events, identification of marketing opportunities, and development of marketing materials. She also previously operated her own business as a contract paralegal and freelance communications specialist. Prior to working in the legal industry, Mrs. McAdoo served as Associate Director of Raleigh Conservatory of Music where she was responsible for payroll, marketing, preparing short and long term budgets, and providing piano instruction.

Mrs. McAdoo is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal and a current MBA candidate at East Carolina University. She has a paralegal certificate from Meredith College, a Bachelor of Science in Piano Pedagogy from Campbell University, and a Masters of Music from Appalachian State University. Mrs. McAdoo is heavily involved in the legal community and has written articles for The North Carolina State Bar Journal and Carolina Paralegal News. Additionally, she has presented at numerous attorney and paralegal continuing education programs and has served as Chair of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice's Legal Assistants Division. She is currently a member of the Association of Legal Administrators, the Raleigh-Wake Paralegal Association, and the NC Bar Association's Paralegal Certification Committee.