Biography

Kendra Roberts works tirelessly to create cost-effective solutions tailored to fit the needs of each client. A skilled out of the box thinker, she quickly analyzes facts and develops the most viable path forward.

After becoming the first college graduate in her family, Kendra went on to obtain her Master’s degree in education. She taught high school English for four years. While teaching, Kendra became a Guardian ad Litem, working with children placed in foster care. This experience inspired her to pivot her career to law.

During law school, Kendra served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law. She also served as the UNC Innocence Project President. She received a pro-bono award for completing more than 100 hours of volunteer legal work.

Kendra completed externships with the Honorable Valerie Zachary of the NC Court of Appeals and Samuel Ervin IV of the Supreme Court of NC. She also completed an internship under the Honorable Allegra Collins of the NC Court of Appeals.

Outside work, Kendra enjoys exploring Charlotte with her husband, caring for her three rescue pets, and cheering on the Tar Heels. Her other hobbies include kayaking, hiking, cooking, mentoring young women, and restoring furniture.

Experience and Involvement

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC INVOLVEMENT:

  • North Carolina State Bar

University of North Carolina School of Law:

  • North Carolina Journal of International Law, Notes and Comments Editor
  • Holderness Moot Court Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Team, Member
  • UNC Innocence Project, President, 2019—2020
  • Academic Enrichment Leader, 2020
  • Carolina Public Interest Law Organization, Mentor
  • VITA/TCE Volunteer Tax Preparer
  • Pro Bono (more than 100 hours)

PUBLICATIONS:

  • A Discriminatory Effect on Women:Implications of Volodina v. Russia in Promulgating Domestic Violence Protection in Russia, 46 N.C. J. INT’L L. 315 (2021) Click here to read the article.
Honors

HONORS:

UNC School of Law:

  • Certificate of Merit (highest grade) in Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy, Fall 2018
  • Dean’s List, Fall 2018; Spring 2019
  • Pro Bono Award for completing over 100 hours of pro bono