Ms. Gargis was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1997. Her practice areas include Estate Planning, Estate Administration & Family Law.
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA (B.A., cum laude, 1992); Wake Forest University (J.D.,1997); Wake Forest Student Bar Association Elected Council 1995-1997; Wake Forest Research Assistant, 1996-1997. Member: North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Bar Association (member Estate Planning/ Chair of Technology Committee) and Elder Law sections; Winston-Salem Estate Planning Council.
Why did you choose to become an attorney? I chose to become an attorney with the idea that I could help people in a unique and challenging way.
Why do you enjoy being an attorney? I enjoy being an attorney for the same reason. Each client comes to us with his or her own circumstances and concerns, and I feel privileged to be able to use my knowledge and skill to help that client improve his or her situation. I also enjoy being an attorney because you never stop learning.
Favorite hobbies? Travel, yoga, gardening, reading anything I can get my hands on. I am writing a young adult novel. My worst hobby – shopping.
Most memorable trip? I spent a summer in England during law school.
Favorite Winston-Salem landmark? Old Salem
Favorite community activities? Board of Directors, Forsyth Humane Society Chair of the Development Committee, Forsyth Humane Society Finance Committee, Susan B. Komen Foundation Volunteer, Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Winston-Salem Volunteer, Senior Services
NC Bar Association activities? Member, Estate Planning Section and Elder Law Section Chair, Technology Committee for the Estate Planning Section Immediate Past President, Forsyth County Women Attorney’s Association