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Practice Concentration

Condominiums and Planned Communities
Creditor's Rights

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • BA in Mathematics 1991
Campbell University
  • Juris Doctor, Cum Laude 1995
    Phi Alpha Delta
    Scholarship Recipient
    First Prize - BB&T Estate Planning and Will Drafting Competition 1995
Bar Admissions and Certifications
North Carolina
Western District Federal Court

Mrs. Ackerman earned her undergraduate degree from University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Mathematics in 1995. Upon graduation she worked for one year as an assistant paralegal and the following year attended Campbell University School of law. While at Campbell University she was a research assistant for Patrick K. Hetrick, the Dean at the time. She was the recipient of academic scholarships while attending Campbell University. She was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She also received book awards for the highest grades in the class for Corporations and Business Law. She received first prize from BB&T for estate planning and will drafting. She graduated 6th in her class, Cum Laude, in 1995.

Upon graduation from Law school, Christina opened her own law practice and concentrated in real estate closings and will and estate planning. She then was recruited to be the managing partner of Bond & Botes of Charlotte, PC. Her main area of practice while at Bond & Botes, of Charlotte, PC was Consumer Bankruptcy Law. She continued to manage Bond & Botes of Charlotte, P.C. until 1999 when she went to work for Warren L. Tadlock the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Western District of North Carolina where she worked as Staff Attorney from 1999-2009. In her capacity as Staff Attorney she presided at 341 hearings, represented the trustee at motion hearings, dismissal hearings and regularly participated in drafting documents in response to a large volume of actions filed in all Chapter 13 matters assigned to Warren L. Tadlock, Chapter 13 Trustee.

Mrs. Ackerman’s practice areas include collections, association law and bankruptcy.

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