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Law Firm Expands To Add Shafer, Hill

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 31, 2023
Monica Shafer

Horton & Mendez, a personal injury law practice founded by former insurance defense attorneys, has expanded its staff, according to a news release.

Monica Shafer joined the law firm as case manager, bringing years of previous experience with insurance policies and claims, the release stated. Deborah “Debbie” Hill (pictured below) joined as office coordinator, bringing a decade of experience working for a large insurance defense firm. Both join the growing law practice at its Wilmington office, 6105 Oleander Drive. 

Horton & Mendez opened in January 2021 and has established a client base throughout the tri-county region of southeastern North Carolina, in Jacksonville and in Robeson County. 

Shafer previously worked for a local State Farm agent, supporting the administration of personal and commercial policies and claims handling, according to the release. At Horton & Mendez, she will help clients navigate the auto insurance claim process and assist attorneys with the firm’s active cases.

Hill assisted her prior firm with office management and administrative duties.  At Horton & Mendez, she will be assisting the managing partners with office management.

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