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Kluttz, Reamer, Hayes, Adkins & Carter L.L.P.

129 N. Main Street
Salisbury, N.C. 28144

Telephone: (704)636-7100
Fax: (704)636-2284


Richard (Randy) Reamer

Randy Reamer was born in Dayton, OH. He lives on a working farm with his wife, Marcia. They have three adult children and four grandchildren.

He graduated from Duke University (A.B., political science, 1967) and the University of North Carolina (J.D., 1971), Phi Delta Phi. He was a research assistant North Carolina Supreme Court, 1971-'72, and served in the United States Army Reserves (SSG-1969-1974).

He was admitted to the bar in 1971, North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court.

He is a member of the Rowan County, North Carolina and American Bar Associations (member, Litigation Section); North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (charter member and past member board of directors); organizer and speaker at Defense Association CLE programs; Defense Research Institute; N.C. Bar Association, 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 include civil litigation, land use and zoning law, employment law, business law, personal injury.

Mr. Reamer has tried to conclusion more than 250 civil jury trials and has numerous reported cases in the appellate courts at all levels.

J. Andrew "Andy" Porter

Andy Porter was born in Macon, GA, and grew up in Salisbury. He has more than 40 years of legal experience. He and his wife, Lynn, have two adult children, Shelley and Beth.

He was educated at Boyden High School; Wake Forest University (B.A., political science, 1969); Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 1975).

He was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1975, United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

He is a member of the Rowan County and 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 include estate planning and administration of wills and trusts.

He enjoys playing golf and traveling.

Michael S. Adkins

Michael Adkins was born July 14, 1962, in South Williamson, KY, and raised in Delbarton, WV. He graduated from Berea College, Berea, KY, in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in political science, and from Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC, in 1987 with a juris doctorate degree. He is married and he and his wife Cindy have two grown children: Nick and Lydia. They are members of Wyatt's Grove Baptist Church, an SBC affiliate, where they sing in the choir and teach Sunday School. Michael also serves as church moderator and as a member of the board of deacons, while Cindy plays the piano and leads the children and youth choirs.

Michael's past legal experience includes having served as an assistant prosecutor in Mingo County, WV, and as a member of the firm of Adkins & Adkins. Upon his return to North Carolina, he joined the firm of Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice in Winston-Salem. He subsequently joined the law firm of former judge David R. Tanis where he did civil litigation, personal injury, traffic and criminal litigation before moving to Salisbury in 1992 to join the firm of Wallace & Whitley. At Wallace & Whitley his practice concentrated in personal injury and product liability. When that firm split in 1996, he remained as a shareholder in Wallace, Graham & Adkins (which is now known as Wallace & Graham) before leaving to join Cecil L. Whitley in his firm, where he practiced personal injury, civil litigation, traffic and criminal law until opening his own office in 2001. He joined Kluttz, Reamer et al as a partner in 2005 and has continued to lead the firm's injury practice since that time.

Michael restricts his practice to personal injury (including wrongful death), state criminal defense, civil litigation, motor vehicle law and remains on the statewide list of approved attorneys to handle capital murder cases.

Glenn S. Hayes

Glenn Hayes was born in Camden, NJ, and is a graduate of the 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). He and his wife, Leigh W. Hayes, have one daughter.

He was admitted to the Virginia bar in 1980 and the North Carolina bar in 1986, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.

His experience includes the Virginia Division Council, United Coal Company, Grundy, VA, 1981-1985.

He is a member of the 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 include civil and construction litigation, personal injury litigation, estates (planning, administration, litigation), corporations, partnerships, taxation, business.

James L. "Jeremy" Carter

Jeremy Carter was born in Salisbury, NC. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.

His experience includes more than16 years practicing estate administration and planning, guardianship, real estate and corporate law, real estate (commercial projects/intra-family transfers) and domestic law. He previously operated an independent law farm and worked for Benjamin Bridges III, before joining Kluttz Reamer and becoming a partner.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (B.A.), magna cum laude; University of Kentucky, (J.D.), cum laude.

He was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1998.

He is a member of the Rowan County Bar, North Carolina Bar, North Carolina Bar Association (Estate Planning, Business Law and Real Estate sections).

He volunteers through the China Grove First Baptist Men on home improvement for the elderly and Habitat for Humanity projects, teaches middle school Sunday School and coaches YMCA kids’ soccer. He is vice chairman of the Rowan County Board of Adjustment and Review and vice president of the South Rowan YMCA board of managers.

Practice areas include real estate, corporate, business law, small business, insurance, trust and estate planning and administration, civil litigation, contract preparation and review.

John Holshouser

John Holshouser was educated at UNC Chapel Hill (A.B., 1961; JD, 1963).

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 include civil litigation, damage negotiation, legal interpretations, real-estate construction and applications, wills, trusts and estate administration.

Jennifer Baucom Flynn

Jennifer Baucom Flynn was born in Charlotte, NC, and has more than 25 years of progressive experience in general civil practice and as corporate counsel, including: real estate, commercial, and residential closings; estate planning and administration; business.

She was educated at Wake Forest University B.A., 1986, Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, 1989.

Jennifer is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Community Care Clinic of Rowan County; current chair of Lewis Preaching Series, Stephen Leader and Stephen Minister, past elder, First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury; past community involvements include Salisbury Academy and Salisbury High School, Rowan County United Way; Board of Directors Rowan County YMCA.

Robert F. "Bob" or "Big Mac" McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin was born in Brooklyn, NY. He and his wife have two adult daughters. He was in solo practice for 34.5 years before joining Kluttz Reamer in October 2013.

He was educated at 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 include consumer bankruptcy work.

He is a member of the 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.

Andrea Anders

Andrea Anders was born in Charleston, SC, and educated at Wake Forest University (B.A., cum laude); University of South Carolina School of Law, (J.D.).

She was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 1994 and the North Carolina bar in 2008.

Practice areas include personal injury and family law.

She is a member of the Rowan County Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar Association.

Andrew Charles (Drew) Cochran

Drew Cochran was educated at Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI, B.A., (magna cum laude); Wake Forest University, (J.D.)

His experience includes being a 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.

Primary practice area is federal criminal law, state criminal law, traffic law, personal injury.

He was head Junior Varsity Baseball Coach, Reynolds High School, 2001-2011; Forsyth County Young Lawyers’ Division, 2006-2009.


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