Letha Sgritta McDowell is licensed to practice in both the Commonwealth of Virginia and the state of North Carolina, and she actively practices in both states with the Hook Law Center. Ms. McDowell is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and she is Board Certified as a specialist in Elder Law by the North Carolina State Bar. Ms. McDowell is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and she is a member of both the North Carolina State NAELA Chapter and the Virginia State NAELA Chapter. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the NC NAELA mentorship program and is Vice president of the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization’s Elder Law Committee. In addition to professional organizations, Ms. McDowell is active in her home community of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.