• St. Andrews University – B.A., Political Science and Public Administration
  • Habitat for Humanity

Kay Pickels serves as the Office Manager and Legal Assistant at the firm’s Wilmington location.

In her role at the firm, Kay provides operational support to the firm’s attorneys, setting new standards for professionalism and responsiveness for the benefit of our clients and creating a more sustainable working environment for our team members. Her work includes paralegal, administrative, scheduling, and client service support for attorneys based in the Cape Fear region.

Prior to joining the Forrest Firm, Kay spent more than 30 years as a paralegal and executive assistant, including stints working for the Wilmington law firm of Rountree Losee, attorney Ronald Sneed in Black Mountain, and First Baptist Church of Laurinburg, North Carolina.