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Distinguished Paralegal Award: Margaret “Peggy” Pardue

Peggy Pardue has worked as a Paralegal for over 20 years and works for Hampson Family Law in Raleigh, N.C. She is a former Council Member for the NCBA Paralegal Division (2019-2023) and then she was appointed to the Executive Committee as Treasurer beginning with the 2023 year. She is a member in good standing with the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division – Family Law Section, is the liaison for the Paralegal Division for the family law section, is a co-chair of the Communications Committee, and has been a Notary Public for over 35 years.

Peggy has volunteered as a proctor for the North Carolina Paralegal Certification Exam and has been a panelist multiply times for Elon School of Law and for Paralegal students from various schools. Peggy began working as a Paralegal in 2003 with Meredith J. McGill, P.A., and continued her role as a Family Law Paralegal transitioning to Hampson Family Law when it opened in 2017.

Prior to becoming a Paralegal, Peggy was with the North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners, where she worked for seven years in their disciplinary section and assisted in proctoring the CPA exams in Raleigh and Winston-Salem. Subsequently, she was an Executive Assistant with a local propane company before transitioning into her role as a Paralegal.

Peggy was born in Haddonfield, New Jersey, but has been in the Raleigh area since 1969. When she is not working, Peggy enjoys spending time with family, doing home improvement projects, fishing, boating, and traveling.