J. Ryder Smith
Estate Planning Paralegal
Ryder graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Business Journalism. Before joining our team in March 2020, Ryder completed the Paralegal Certificate in Real Property at Cape Fear Community College and worked as a legal assistant at a local real estate litigation firm. In her free time, Ryder sings in the St. Basil the Great Orthodox Church choir and enjoys spending time with her puppy.