Katherine Wiggins Fisher

Tel: (252) 937-2200
Fax: (252) 937-8100

kfisher@bwsw.com

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Katherine was born and raised in Rocky Mount; however, she spent the first portion of her legal career practicing in High Point with Schoch and Schoch. She joined the firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2003. Katherine’s practice is in the area of civil litigation with primary focus in the area of family law. She has been active with the Council of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association since 2004 where she currently serves as a council member and as Vice Chair of the Section for the 2013-2014 year. Along with being active in the legal community, Katherine is active in the Rocky Mount/Nash County community. She is a lifetime member and current deacon of First Presbyterian Church in Rocky Mount, a current board member with Meals on Wheels, and a current member of the Board of Trustees of Nash Community College.

When Katherine is not at work at the office or in the community, she enjoys running, reading a good book, and most importantly, spending time with her husband, Mike, and her twins, Walt and Ann Cleveland.

Areas of Practice:

Education:

  • J.D., Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, 1992
  • B.A., University of North Carolina, 1989

Licensed:

  • Admitted to Bar 1992, State of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of North Carolina

Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association: Past Secretary, Family Law Section, Past Council Member, Family Law Section
  • Nash-Edgecombe Bar Association
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Past Member, Guilford Inn of Court
  • Past Treasurer and member, 18th Judicial District
  • Past member, High Point Bar Association

Civic Activities:

  • Nash Community College, Member, Board of Trustees
  • Meals on Wheels of Rocky Mount, Board Member
  • Junior Guild of Rocky Mount Sustaining Member
  • First Presbyterian Church in Rocky Mount, Past Deacon (secretary of Board), Former Senior High Youth Advisor
  • Tar River Civic Club
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Communities in Schools
  • Lucy Ann Brewer Boys & Girls Club
  • High Point Kiwanis A.M., Club, Past Board Member
  • High Point Junior League