Jennifer K. Sutton

Director of Finance
Ward and Smith, P.A.
252.672.5498 Fax 252.672.5477
Post Office Box 867, New Bern, NC 28563-0867

Jennifer is responsible for the day-to-day functions of all accounting and finance operations, budgeting, and financial planning.  She also maintains sound financial stewardship and ensures best practices are followed in all facets of the firm's financial operations.  Jennifer has more than 22 years of experience in financial accounting, with 13 of those years at Ward and Smith, P.A.  She has a Yellow Belt certification in Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management from the Legal Lean Sigma Institute.


B.A., Business Administration, East Carolina University

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • International Legal Technology Association

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Legal Elite Business North Carolina 2024
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2023
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers 20234

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