Our Staff


Sherry M. Crump, NCCP email

Sherry is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal who works for Allen C. Brotherton, a partner and criminal defense attorney for the firm. Sherry joined the firm in September of 2002 shortly after completing paralegal school in Phoenix, AZ in November, 2001. Sherry graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in History from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC in December of 2000 and is a native of Fort Mill, SC.

Kathleen G. Fain, NCCP email

Kathy is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal who works for the firm's corporate attorney, Lisa G. Godfrey. Kathy has worked in the legal field since 1997 in the areas of insurance defense, civil litigation, personal injury, corporate, contract, construction and limited estates. She has been an employee of this firm since 1999.

Kathy was born in Lubbock, Texas, but as the daughter of an Air Force veteran, has lived in nine different states and Japan. She has called Charlotte home since 1970.

Donna Williams, NCCP email

Donna is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal who works for H. Edward Knox, the managing partner for the firm. Donna received an Associate's Degree in Paralegal Technology from Central Piedmont Community College and joined the firm in 2000. She received her State Bar Certification in 2005.

Elizabeth B. Wilson, CLA, NCCP email

Elizabeth achieved her national Certified Legal Assistant designation in 1998 and her North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal designation in 2006. She assists attorney Frances Knox with personal injury cases and Elizabeth has been with the firm since 1990. Prior to working at the Knox Law Center, she was a probate paralegal with the law firm of Todd, Vanderbloemen, Respess & Brady in Lenoir, N.C. She graduated from Wingate College in 1987 with a B.S. in History, and from the American Bar Association-accredited Meredith College Program for Legal Assistants in 1988.

Mary Bolynn, NCCP email

Mary has been a paralegal since 1994, and passed the certification exam in 2011 to become a North Carolina Certified Paralegal. She attended East Carolina University majoring in Political Science and obtained an Associates Degree in Paralegal Technology from Gaston College. After completing her paralegal degree, she joined the firm in 1994 working for Allen Brotherton at the firm's Charlotte office. From 2002 until 2009 Mary worked as a domestic paralegal for Hodnett Law, PA in Gastonia, NC. She returned to the Knox Law Center in 2009 and currently works for J. Brad Champion as a paralegal in the Denver, NC Office.


Mollie Farris, Legal Assistant

Mollie (Reid) Faris has been with the firm on a part-time basis for 21 years. She grew up knowing the Knox family in Davidson. Her primary duties at the firm now consist of taking care of personal matters such as finances, insurance, investments, having previously worked in personal injury. She considers herself very fortunate to work in this firm.

Robin Smith Grigg, email

Robin graduated from East Lincoln High school in 1983 and immediately became employed by the state of North Carolina's Judicial System as a Lincoln County Clerk of Court. She worked for the citizens of Lincoln County for 30 years, beginning in the Civil Department and made her way up to Assistant Clerk of Court. Her primary duties were Estates and Special Proceedings, including opening and closing estate matters, auditing accounting and inventories, and working closely with the families of deceased loved ones. Robin retired September, 2013, and soon began her new career with the Knox Law Center. She works with all attorneys regarding estates out of our Denver, NC office.