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Kristin Decker Ogburn




Kristin Ogburn’s practice is focused in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial real estate law. She represents secured and unsecured creditors, including national and regional banks, lending institutions and commercial landlords in consumer and business bankruptcy cases throughout North Carolina and South Carolina.

As of July 1, 2017, Kristin began her term as the chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. The Bankruptcy Section promotes networking and education for practitioners in all areas of bankruptcy practice, both business and consumer areas, and among members who practice in the three federal bankruptcy districts.

In 2016, Kristin was certified by the N.C. Dispute Resolution Committee as a superior court mediator. She also prosecutes creditors' rights matters in state courts, including claim and deliveries, foreclosures and debt collection actions.

Phone (704) 716-0832
Fax (704) 372-2619




J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1993

B.A., Spanish, University of Virginia, 1989


District of Columbia, 1996 (inactive)

North Carolina, 1994

South Carolina, 1994

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Women's Initiative

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