Teresa R. Harper

Attorney Recruitment and Development Coordinator
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Email trh@wardandsmith.com
252.672.5540 Fax 252.672.5477
Post Office Box 867, New Bern, NC 28563-0867

Teresa is the firm's Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development Coordinator. In this role, she collaborates with the Director to assess hiring needs and develop practical recruiting strategies to ensure the firm's recruiting efforts are efficient and effective. Teresa coordinates law student recruiting activities such as on-campus interviews (OCI), job fairs and the Summer Associate Program as well as the interview process for lateral candidates. In addition to supporting several firm leadership committees, Teresa handles new attorney orientation and the annual firm retreat.


Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Triangle Association of Legal Recruitment Administrators
  • National Association of Legal Career Professionals (NALP)

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Legal Elite Business North Carolina 2021
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2022
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers 2022

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