Our Staff

Sarah Beth Withers

Sarah Beth Withers, Esq. - Bankruptcy and Guardianship

Sarah Beth worked as a bankruptcy paralegal practicing both debtor and creditor rights prior to becoming an attorney. While attending law school, she served as a Judicial Extern for The Late Honorable Randy D. Doub, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Sarah Beth graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2013. After graduation, she worked as a staff attorney for the Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee. Sarah Beth has been involved in the bankruptcy process serving debtors, creditors, judicial chambers, and the trustee. This comprehensive experience makes her uniquely qualified to represent both creditors and debtors in the bankruptcy process.

Michelle Loveys Dozier

Michelle Loveys Dozier - Law Clerk

Michelle is a committed non-profit advocate with over 20 years of experience in North Carolina and New England. Michelle graduated from the University of New Hampshire's Franklin Pierce School of Law in 2018, where she earned a certificate in health law and policy, and received experiential training focused on public interest initiatives in civil and criminal courts. While attending law school, Michelle served as a student attorney for the Criminal Practice Clinic, a legal intern for New Hampshire Legal Assistance, and a Justice of the Peace for the State of New Hampshire. Michelle has chosen Eastern North Carolina as her home to be closer to her husband's family. Michelle has joined our firm as a law clerk, and is utilizing her non-profit knowledge and skills to form new programs for our firm. Please join us in sending encouragement to Michelle as she prepares to sit for the North Carolina Bar Exam in February 2020.

Aida Doss Havel

Aida Doss Havel, Esq. - Family Law and Mediation

Aida became a licensed attorney in North Carolina in 1984, and has since then formed a wealth of experience and knowledge. Aida's passions lie in collaborative law and alternatives to litigation. Aida runs her own law firm, Havel Law, and is a contracted member of our team to help us fill the justice gap. Her experience is a welcome addition to Inner Banks Legal Services, where she practices unbundled family law for clients in Beaufort and surrounding counties. Aida also provides mediation services.

Leslie Craft

Leslie Locke Craft, Esq. - Family Law

Leslie is a former Judge Advocate General's Corps attorney and has a thriving bankruptcy law practice in Eastern Carolina, Craft Law. Leslie is a contracted member of our team to help us fill the justice gap by providing unbundled family law services to clients in Pitt, Carteret, Nash, and surrounding counties.

Veronica Jones

Veronica Jones - Legal Assistant and Receptionist

Veronica joined Inner Banks Legal Services in 2019 as a legal assistant and receptionist. In that capacity, Veronica is likely the first person you will speak to when you enter or call our Washington office.