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Kathleen O'Malley
Wilmington, NC
Kathleen O’Malley, an associate with the Janvier Law Firm, attended St. John’s University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She worked as a paralegal in both New York and North Carolina, working the fields of real estate, civil litigation, and elder law, prior to attending Campbell University School of Law. At Campbell, she participated in the Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic, representing clients before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. In addition, she participated in two Duberstein moot court competitions, which focused on issues in bankruptcy law. She graduated cum laude from Campbell University School of Law. After graduating, she clerked for the Honorable Linda Stephens, Judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Prior to joining Janvier Law Firm, she worked with the Salines-Mondello Law Firm in Wilmington, North Carolina in the field of estate planning and estate administration. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy and Appellate Practice sections.
Admitted to practice in North Carolina, Eastern District of North Carolina, Middle District of North Carolina.

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina


  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • St. John's University, Jamaica, New York
    • B.S.
    • Major: Biology

Honors & Awards

  • 2020 Super Lawyers North Carolina Rising Star
  • 2021 Super Lawyers North Carolina Rising Star in Business Bankruptcy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Law Section and Member, Appellate Practice Section, Present
  • New Hanover County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Intl. Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confed., Member, Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Wake County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Salines-Mondello Law Firm, PC, Of Counsel, 2017 to 2017
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals, Judicial Law Clerk, Hon. Linda Stephens, 2016 to 2016


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