Attorneys


Richard R. “Randy” Reamer

Experience: Mr. Reamer, with more than 40 years experience, has tried to conclusion more than 250 civil jury trials and has numerous reported cases in the appellate courts at all levels.
Favorite Quote:  “Anything worth doing is worth doing right.
Self Description: Realistic, respectful, fair-mindedRandy&Emily9519 (2)
Born: Dayton, Ohio
Admitted to bar: 1971, North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Western Distri
ct of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Education: Duke University A.B., political science, 1967; University of North Carolina J.D., 1971; research assistant North Carolina Supreme Court, 1971-’72; Phi Delta Phi; United States Army Reserves SSG-1969-1974
Achievements: “A” rating, highest professional peer rating, by Martindale Hubble for more than 20 years
Member: Rowan County Bar Association; North Carolina Bar Association, secretary and Litigation Section; American Bar Association; treasurer, 19C Judicial District; charter member and past member board of directors, North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys; organizer and speaker at Defense Association CLE programs; Defense Research Institute; City of Salisbury Planning Board; Elder, First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury; past president YMCA, trustee, Historic Salisbury Foundation; past chairman, Salisbury Zoning Board of Adjustment, Salisbury Rotary Club.
Practice areas: Civil litigation, estate litigation, land use and zoning law, employment law, general business law
Personal: I live on a working farm so there is always a lot to do. I enjoy weekends at the lake with my family—wife Marcia of 47 years; three adult children and four grandchildren.

 

Randy Glenn & Jennifer (2)Glenn S. Hayes
Favorite Quote: “We have met the enemy … and they are ours …”

Greatest Life Lesson: Tackle problems as soon as you can and often they will not be as bad as you feared.
Born: Camden, NJ
Admitted to bar: 1980, Virginia; 1986, North Carolina
Education: College of William & Mary (B.A. with honors, 1976), College of William & Mary (J.D., 1980), College of William & Mary (Master of Law and Taxation, 1986)
Experience: Virginia Division Council, United Coal Company, Grundy, VA, 1981-1985
Member: North Carolina and American Bar associations, Virginia State Bar, North Carolina State Bar, Legal Services, counsel to the North Carolina
Transportation Museum Foundation,
Practice areas: civil and construction litigation, personal injury litigation, estates (planning, administration, litigation), corporations, partnerships, taxation, general business
Personal: I spend time with my family, wife of 30 years Leigh W. Hayes, educator, Stanly County Direct of Exceptional Children, and daughter; collect art and North Carolina/Virginia 18th and 19th century furniture. I am also a runner.

 

North Carolina Advocates for Justice Seminars

– Speaker, Continuing Legal Education seminar, Jan. 27, 2017, on the topic of “Proving Causation Through Direct Examination of the Plaintiff”
– Co-chaired, with Adrienne Blocker, a seminar, Feb. 10, 2017, entitled “Advanced Personal Injury Practice II.”

Michael Steven “Mike” Adkins
Experience: Assistant prosecutor, Mingo County, WV; Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, Winston-Salem; Wallace & Whitley; Wallace, Graham & Adkins. I have been a prosecutor, criminal defense attorney from traffic tickets to death penalty murder cases, civil trial lawyer doing both plaintiff and defense work, business law, mediator and arbitrator.
Philosophy: “Life can be as simple or as complex as you make it. Just read and follow the manual.”
Born: South Williamson, KY
Admitted to bar: West Virginia, 1987; Kentucky, 1988; North Carolina, 1988
Education: Berea College, Berea, KY (B.A., 1984); Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 1987)
Randy Glenn Mike 9544 (2)Member: North Carolina Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers, Rowan County Bar Association, (former president), American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, American Advocates for Justice, and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice where I serve on the education, legislative affairs and legal affairs committees and the executive committee for the autotorts section. I have chaired a CLE seminar on winning auto cases. I belong to three different state and two different federal bars, and the ABA and NCBA. I work with the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, have served on the board of the Pregnancy Support Center, the Courthouse Security Committee, the East Rowan Boosters Club, and the Gideons.
Practice areas: auto accidents, personal injury, traffic tickets and motor vehicle law, wrongful death
Personal: I want to be the best Christian husband, father, friend, family member, lawyer, businessman, mentor, etc., I can be.
Mike Adkins NCAJ Press Release
Mike Adkins Press Release (1)

 

James L. “Jeremy” Carter
Jeremy&Mike (2)Experience: 16 years practicing estate administration and planning, guardianship, real estate and corporate law, real estate (commercial projects/intra-family
transfers), domestic law. Previously operated independent law farm and worked for Benjamin Bridges III, before joining Kluttz Reamer and becoming a partner.
Born: Salisbury, NC
Education: University of North Carolina at Charlotte (B.A.), magna cum laude; University of Kentucky, (J.D.), cum laude
Admitted to bar: 1998, North Carolina
Member: Rowan County Bar, North Carolina Bar, North Carolina Bar Association (Estate Planning, Business Law and Real Estate sections)
Practice areas: real estate, corporate, business law, small business, insurance, trust and estate planning and administration, civil litigation, contract preparation and review
Personal: Married to Jennifer Carter for 20 years; two children. I enjoy home improvement projects and have volunteered through the China Grove First Baptist Men on home improvement for the elderly and Habitat for Humanity projects. I teach middle school Sunday School and coach YMCA kids’ soccer. I am vice chairman of the Rowan County Board of Adjustment and Review.

 

John Holshouser_005

 

John Holshouser


Education:
UNC Chapel Hill (A.B., 1961; JD, 1963)
Experience: Mr. Holshouser served as Special Agent with the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover.  He was appointed by Federal Judge Edwin Stanley as a United States Commissioner.  He served as Rowan County Court Judge from 1968-1970.  He has spent 35 years in private law practice including 16 years of service as Rowan County Attorney.  He was a former Senior Resident Superior Court Judge for Judicial District 19-C and is a Certified Superior Court Mediator.
Practice areas: civil litigation, damage negotiation, legal interpretations, construction and applications, wills, trusts and estate administration, business forms.

 

J. Andrew “Andy” Porter
Jeremy&Andrew9570 (2)Experience: 40 years
Philosophy: To treat others the way you would like to be treated.
Born:  Macon, GA

Admitted to bar: 1975, North Carolina;  United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Education:  Wake Forest University (B.A., political science, 1969);  Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 1975)
Member:  North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Bar Association;  Past President of the Rowan County Bar Association, Board of Directors First Bank, St. Thomas Players, Rowan Regional Hospital Foundation, Good Shepherd’s Clinic
Practice Areas:  Estate planning, wills and trusts, corporate matters, and business law
Personal: My wife, Lynn, and I have two adult children, Shelley and Beth. I enjoy playing golf and traveling.

 

Jennifer Baucom Flynn
Experience: 25 years of progressive experience in general civil practice and as corporate counsel, including real estate, commercial, and residential closings; estate planning and administration, general representation of small businesses.Randy Glenn & Jennifer
Favorite quote: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”—Phil. 4:13
Philosophy: Trust the Lord
Self description: Loyal, conscientious, competent

Born: Charlotte, NC
Education: Wake Forest University B.A., 1986, Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, 1989
Member: Board of Directors Community Care Clinic of Rowan County; current chair of Lewis Preaching Series, Stephen Leader and Stephen Minister, past elder, chair of Christian Education Committee, Sunday School teacher, Building Committee, First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury; co-chair, Salisbury Academy Auction, 2006 and 2007; committee chair, Salisbury High School PTA, 20089-2014; co-vice president, Salisbury High School Athletic Booster Club, 2008-2010, secretary 2012-2013; chair Professional Division, 2007 campaign, Rowan County United Way; Board of Directors Rowan County YMCA, 2009-2011

 

Robert F. “Bob” or “Big Mac” McLaughlin
Experience: Solo practice for 34.5 years before joining Kluttz Reamer in October 2013
Favorite Quote: “Their similarities are different.”—Yogi BerraRobert McLaughlin_017
Philosophy: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, learn not unto your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.
Self description: Honest, easy-going, blessed

Greatest life lesson: Every positive thing in life is a by-product of God’s love.
Born: Brookyln, NY
Education: New York University, bachelor of science degree in business management, 1969; University of Hawaii, MBA, 1974; Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, 1977
Practice Areas: Consumer bankruptcy work
Member: Christian Legal Society; local representative for Voice of the Martyrs, an international and interdenominational ministry to persecuted Christians; former school board member at North Hills Christian School and Salisbury Pregnancy Support Center.
Personal: Married for 46 years; two unmarried adult daughters

 

Andrea Anders
Practice areas: Personal injury, family law
Admitted to bar: South Carolina, 1994; North Carolina, 2008Andrea&Liz0584 copy (2)
Experience: 20 years
Favorite quote: “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”— Helen Keller
Philosophy of life: Keep moving forward in a positive and meaningful way.
Greatest life lesson: We are all equal in god’s eyes and the eyes of the law.
Three words that best describe you: Energetic, engaged, compassionate
Daily responsibilities: I work on family law related cases and personal injury cases.
Long-term goals: To continue to serve my clients well.
Education: Wake Forest University (B.A., cum laude); University of South Carolina School of Law, (J.D.)
Member: Rowan County Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association
Born: Charleston, SC
Family life: Happy and busy
Favorite activities: Reading and watching old movies
Personal affiliations: Member of the Salisbury Symphony Board. In the past, I served as one of the founding board members of Food For Thought, a community backpack food distribution program.

 

Drew Cochran, Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law
Experience: I have spent my entire professional career working in the criminal justice system. In my first five years after law school, I worked for the Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office. I spent the next four years working as a SAUSA in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina—
Superior Court Assistant District Attorney for the Violent Division, 2010-2011; Superior Court General Felony Division, 2008-2009; District Court Supervisor, 2008; Assistant District Attorney, 2006-2007.
Practice areas: Criminal lawDrew,Emily,Mike_8772 (2)
Favorite Quote: “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” —Vince Lombardi
Philosophy of Life: You should always give 110% of yourself in everything you do. Win or lose, fail or succeed, if you follow this philosophy you can feel good knowing you gave it your all.
Greatest life lesson:
In all the roles I’ve played in my life—athlete, attorney, friend, husband, father and son, I could not obtain success or happiness without hard work, preparation and dedication. Therefore, I always work hard, prepare and dedicate myself completely in all that I do.
Three words that best describe you: Honest, driven, disciplined
nc-specialist-logo-low-res-500 What do you enjoy most about your job: After spending the past nine years working to make our communities safer by getting criminals off the streets, I am looking forward to representing individuals who have come into contact with the criminal justice system and can benefit from my experience and knowledge. I am also thrilled to be working at a quality firm like Kluttz Reamer, where I will be surrounded by outstanding professionals.
Vcard-icon-120px
Daily Responsibilities: Representing people who are charged with crimes in State and Federal Court.
Born: Hartford, CT
Education: Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI, B.A. in history and Spanish, (magna cum laude), 2002; Wake Forest University, (J.D.), 2006
Personal: My family life is chaotic but fun. My family is everything to me. They are the reason that I get up every morning and put a suit on and come to work, so that I can work to provide the best possible life for them.
Personal affiliations: Head Junior Varsity Baseball Coach, RJ Reynolds High School.
Professional affiliations: Member of the 21st Judicial Bar and the 19th Judicial Bar, Forsyth County Young Lawyers’ Division, 2006-2009
Drew Cochran Press Release