Three New Attorneys Join Firm

Taylor A. Emory

Henry O. Hilston

Melissa L. McKinney

Blanco Tackabery is pleased to announce that three new attorneys, Taylor A. Emory, Henry O. Hilston, and Melissa L. McKinney, have joined the firm. They were sworn in on Tuesday, October 13th.

Taylor will concentrate his practice on the development of affordable housing and community development projects, including projects financed through low-income housing tax credits. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Campbell University School of Law, where he served as Editor in Chief of the Campbell Law Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Henry will concentrate his practice in Business Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights as well as Civil Litigation. He obtained his J.D., magna cum laude, from Wake Forest University School of Law. Before that, he obtained a Master of Theological Studies from the University of Notre Dame. For his undergraduate studies, he received B.A.s in Russian Studies and Art History from UNC-G.

Melissa will concentrate her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Wake Forest University School of Law, where she served as an Articles Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review, and her B.A in History, cum laude, from Davidson College. She also served as a research assistant for the lead reporter of the medical liability sections of the Restatement Third of Torts, by the American Law Institute (ALI).