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Charlotte Attorneys

Our team consists of tenacious, fearless, straight shooters who stand up for our clients in situations that other law firms cannot or will not handle.

Lead Paralegal

McKensey K. Brock

Bio: McKensey has spent her entire legal career at Terpening Law, during which time she has grown from the Firm’s legal assistant into her role as the firm’s lead paralegal and office manager. McKensey is the first point of contact that many clients have with the firm, and works diligently to promote our clients’ interests every day, both in court and in the office.

Education: McKensey received her Paralegal degree from Central Piedmont Community College.

Main Line: (980) 265-1700
Mobile: (704) 242-2359
Fax: (980) 265-1729

Associate Attorney

Tomi M. Suzuki

Bio: Tomi received her undergraduate degree in English and American Literature from New York University and earned her JD and MBA from Tulane. Prior to joining Terpening Law, Tomi served as the Director of Business Operations for a leading patent firm in Washington, DC. In her role, Tomi developed the ability to navigate complex business problems and apply her legal skills in new, unique, and creative ways. Tomi’s background in both business and law allows for her to provide Terpening Law clients with real-world solutions to complex legal issues.

In her free time, Tomi volunteers with diversity initiatives, competes with the Charlotte Sharks, a USA Water Polo club team, and enjoys discovering new music.

Tomi is a member of the Western District of North Carolina Criminal Justice Act Training Panel, the Mecklenburg County Bar’s White Collar Crime/Government Investigations Section, and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.

License: Tomi is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Washington DC and has assisted with litigation of cases nationally.

Education: Tomi received her Bachelor’s degree from NYU and her JD and MBA from Tulane.

Main Line: (980) 265-1275
Fax: (980) 265-1729

Legal Assistant

Sara C. Regian

Bio: From the Great State of Texas, Sara received a B.A. in Public Relations and Strategic Communication Management with a minor in Media Strategies from Texas Tech University. After graduating, Sara moved to Savannah Georgia where she volunteered for non-profits and developed a love for helping people. Combined with her passion for helping others and a general interest in law, she recently joined Terpening Law as a Legal Assistant. Sara’s background in public relations and knowledge of the law is put to the test as she is the first smile you see walking into the office. When she is not in the office, Sara enjoys hiking, going to the beach, cooking, and working out.

Education: Sara received her Bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University.

Main Line: (980) 265-1700
Fax: (980) 265-1729