Tracy Calhoun, Esquire
Mrs. Calhoun practices almost exclusively in the area of civil litigation since beginning her career in the legal field in 1989. Mrs.Calhoun graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies with a minor in Spanish. While earning her four year degree, Mrs.Calhoun worked in a law firm and she continued that career path, working in large law firms in Charlotte, as well as Hickory and Gastonia. She worked as a civil litigation paralegal, certified by the North Carolina State Bar, preparing cases for trial and assisting attorneys in the courtroom.
For many years Mrs.Calhoun worked with clients in the personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice fields. The work was difficult but very rewarding, and she found her passion in helping others through some of the most trying times of their lives. During her nearly twenty-five years of working as a paralegal, she gained experience in business, contracts, criminal defense, wills, estates, divorce, custody, and other family law areas. She was the senior litigation paralegal for a law firm in Charlotte when she decided the time had come for her to pursue the next step in her career and attend law school.
She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Charlotte School of Law, graduating with honors. During her years there Mrs. Calhoun worked as a Senior Editor for the Charlotte Law Review, in which one of her articles is published. She was Torts Teaching Assistant, instructing students about civil claims such as personal injury, contractual claims, and other civil injuries. She volunteered at the Mississippi Center for Justice, working to help victims of Hurricane Katrina and the housing crisis that resulted from it. Mrs. Calhoun also volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, the Innocence Project, and Charlotte School of Law’s Mentor Program. She is affiliated with many associations, and received a number of honors and awards. She most recently received the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100 Trial Lawyer Award for 2017.