Bailey Law Firm provides comprehensive legal representation services for businesses ranging from start-ups to middle-market companies. We believe that effective legal advice requires a deep understanding of your objectives and goals. Our dedicated team is committed to addressing your current legal matters with precision and skillfulness, aiming to earn your trust and confidence in order to build a lasting relationship. We take a personal approach to our work, recognizing the importance of your business and personal needs. With Bailey Law Firm, you can expect personalized attention and a commitment to achieving your desired outcomes. 

Applying law to complex problems is often not simple. When you work with us, you can expect transparent and easily comprehensible discussions, empowering you to make informed decisions with confidence.   

Jess Bailey

Managing Attorney

Jess Bailey

Jess is the Managing Attorney of the Bailey Law Firm. Jess focuses her practice on business and real estate transactional law, as well as finance-specific compliance and transactional deals. Her representation has covered transactions in a variety of projects, from straightforward mergers and acquisitions to complicated deals riddled with compliance and regulatory matters. 

Having previously worked in real estate, mortgage and property management, banking, finance, and environmental consulting, Jess developed extensive experience with a diversity of contracts and negotiations, most of which businesses encounter daily. This experience also provided her with greater insight into the many operational issues that companies face every day. 

Jess has built a reputation for being an informative, knowledgeable, charismatic, and passionate counsel. She understands the real-world challenges and pragmatic decisions facing numerous industries. Irrespective of the project Jess works on, she considers all positive and negative factors that may affect the deal and the client’s business. 

Jess holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Minor in Biology from University of Missouri in St. Louis and a dual Master of Science from Nova Southeastern University in Coastal Zone Management and Marine Environmental Science. Jess’s law degree was awarded by South Texas College of Law in Houston. An extensive educational and professional background helps Jess meet the most diverse transactional needs of the Firm’s clients. 

Michael Chandler

Legal Assistant

Michael is the Legal Assistant at Bailey Law Firm and joined the Firm in 2022 after nine years of service with the United States Navy. During Michael’s naval service, he was honored with a Navy Achievement Medal. Driven by a passion for positive contribution to the team and the community, Michael takes pride in providing the best organization and communication possible. His primary responsibilities include organization and maintenance of our CRM database, project management data, and client files, as well as coordination of pending information requests. 

Michael achieved a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Maryland Global Campus and earned his Paralegal Certificate from the University of South Carolina Aiken. His extensive and exemplary customer service and administration experience elevates the client experience with the Firm.

Devon Walsh


Devon is an accomplished paralegal and joined Bailey Law Firm in 2022. She not only has extensive paralegal experience but also taught as an adjunct professor in the paralegal program at Miller Motte College in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Devon is motivated by a desire for progress-focused systems and process improvement. Her primary responsibilities are document drafting, corporate filings, bookkeeping, and client communications. Devon’s track record of initiative and dependability heightens the Firm’s effectiveness. 

Devon holds a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security from University of Phoenix, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from American Intercontinental University in Schaumburg, IL, and earned two Associate Degrees; Paralegal Studies from Miller Motte College in Fayetteville, North Carolina and Criminal Justice Technologies from Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Devon proudly served our country in the United States Army for four years. 

Emilie Patino

Executive Assistant

Emilie is the Executive Assistant and the first point of contact for both offices. She consistently strives to provide stellar customer service and genuine interactions with the Firm’s clients. Emilie manages innovative projects to improve client experience, organization, and office support.  

Emilie is fluent in Spanish and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.  

Jessica Dvorak 

Marketing Director

Jessica joined Bailey Law Firm in 2014, bringing with her extensive experience in graphic design, advertising, client service and office administration. Dedicated and meticulous, Jessica expertly handles all manner of social media, presentations, print media, visual communication, and event planning.

With both an educational and professional background in marketing and graphic design, Jessica developed and maintains the Firm’s website with the goal to inform visitors of practice areas and serve as a tool to assist navigation through the complexities of business and real estate deals. 

Why Choose Bailey Law Firm?

Extensive Experience and Proficiency: Our team of professionals brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. With our deep understanding of transactions, we can provide you with skilled guidance and advice tailored to your specific needs. We approach each project with meticulous attention to detail, striking the perfect balance between protecting your interests and avoiding unnecessary complexity. 

Client-Centric Approach: We prioritize your success above all else. Our client-centric approach means that we take the time to understand your goals, challenges, and aspirations. We work closely with you to develop a customized strategy that aligns with your vision and helps you achieve your desired outcomes.  

Goal-Oriented Advisement: We are not just here to provide legal advice; we are here to help you achieve your goals. Our goal-oriented approach means that we prioritize both the bigger picture and the finer details. We collaborate closely with you to develop strategic solutions that propel your business towards success. We are committed to your success and will go above and beyond to help you reach your objectives. 

Flat Fees: We believe in transparency when it comes to pricing. Our flat fee structure ensures that you know exactly what you’re paying for, without any hidden costs or surprises. This allows you to budget effectively and make informed decisions about investing in your business. 

Personalized Attention: We understand that every business is unique, and we treat each client with the individualized attention they deserve. When you work with us, you can expect a dedicated team that is responsive, attentive, and committed to your success. We are here to support you every step of the way. 

Extensive Network: Over the years, we have built a vast network of professionals and resources that can benefit your business. Whether you need introductions to potential affiliates, other advisors, access to funding opportunities, or industry insights, we can connect you with the right people and resources to help you thrive. 

Long-Term Collaboration: We are not just looking for a one-time transaction; we aim to build long-term relationships with our clients. We are invested in your success and are here to support you throughout your business journey. As your trusted advisors, we will be there to provide ongoing guidance and support as your business evolves. 

No Legal JargonWe pride ourselves on our ability to communicate with clients in plain, straightforward language, free from confusing legal jargon. We believe that clear communication is essential for building strong relationships and ensuring that you fully understand the legal matters at hand. When you work with us, you can expect transparent and easily comprehensible discussions, empowering you to make informed decisions with confidence. Experience the refreshing difference of working with a law firm that prioritizes clear and jargon-free communication. 

Don’t settle for anything less when it comes to your business’s success. Work with us and experience the difference of our proficiency, flat fees, client-centric approach, and goal-oriented advisement. Contact us today to start your journey towards achieving your business goals.