Attorney Background - Patricia Cowart-Coughlan

Patricia Cowart-Coughlan

Attorney at Law

tel: (910) 777-5616 | fax: (910) 399-4277

Patricia Cowart-Coughlan focuses her practice on construction and civil litigation, insurance defense, and providing legal services to child welfare servers.  Prior to joining Hamlet & Associates, PLLC, she worked as an associate for Williams Mullen in Wilmington, North Carolina.  Mrs. Cowart-Coughlan also serves as corporate counsel to Utility Management Services, where her work involves contract drafting, employment law involving both employees and independent contractors, litigation of collections suits against businesses, and intervention in utility rate cases in North and South Carolina.

Prior to practicing law, Mrs. Cowart-Coughlan did environmental protection work for municipalities, private consulting firms, and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.  Her work focused on the preservation and remediation of drinking and groundwater supplies.

Mrs. Cowart-Coughlan received her juris doctor degree from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.


Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, (J.D.)
Virginia Tech, (B.S. Geology)

Bar Admissions

North Carolina State Bar