La-Deidre Matthews is a litigator in Parker Poe’s Charlotte office. She is part of a Professional Negligence & Product Liability Defense Team that represents professionals, local governments, and businesses in civil disputes. La-Deidre represents various clients on a broad range of tort claims, including medical negligence cases.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, La-Deidre was a postdoctoral legal fellow with the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of General Counsel. She earned her law degree and bachelor's degree from UNC, where she was president of the Education Law and Policy Society, a parliamentarian on the Student Bar Association, and a research assistant for the Youth Justice Clinic. She also externed with North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley and the North Carolina Attorney General's Office.