Meet Our Legal Team

With a strong focus on business law and estate planning, we are well-equipped to help business owners and professionals manage their risks and responsibilities while they grow their businesses, make bottom-line decisions and plan for the future.

Collectively, our attorneys have decades of combined experience in both the legal and business communities. Members of our firm hold advanced degrees and certifications including CPAs and an LLM in tax law.

To learn more about each lawyer's experience and qualifications, please click the links below to view their complete profiles.

Our Team

With attorneys licensed to practice in North Carolina and South Carolina, we serve clients throughout the Charlotte metropolitan area and around the world.

Office Personnel

Erica B. Testerman, Office Manager

Erica is an Appalachian State University graduate who majored in hospitality and tourism management. After demonstrating her ability toStewartLaw-Erica-Testerman manage social events at Pinehurst Resort and Carmel Country Club, she joined Stewart Law, P.A. as personal assistant to its president, Todd Stewart.

With the growth of the firm, Erica's organizational and customer relationship skills made her the natural choice of office manager. In this capacity she manages all non-legal matters of the firm.

During her personal time, Erica enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys being outside, traveling and spending time on the lake.

She lives in Matthews with her husband Brett, their daughter Ellie and boxer Norman.

Erin M. Kyker, Senior Paralegal

Erin joined Stewart Law in June 2013 after relocating to Charlotte from South Lake Tahoe, CA. Prior to living in California, Erin served as the Director of Web Services for American Community Management where sheStewartLaw-Erin-Kyker managed over 192 client websites, as well as all social media outlets. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University where she majored in Electronic Media and Film.

Among many responsibilities, Erin helps maintain files, schedule appointments, meets client needs and exceeds expectations as well as assisting attorneys with the preparation of documents and correspondence.

Erin enjoys hiking, stand-up paddle boarding and spending time with her family and friends. She is also a dedicated Baltimore Ravens fan.

Lauren Taylor, Administrative Assistant
As an Ohio native, Lauren graduated from the University of Toledo with a degree in History. With an enthusiasm for excellent organization, attention to detail, and team collaboration she realized her true passion was in administrative support. Since moving to Charlotte in 2013, she has worked as an administrative specialist for various fast-paced offices, making an impact in their daily operations.

Lauren's professional drive and experience makes her a tremendous asset to our team. She assists with scheduling, document preparation, and a variety of supporting responsibilities.

While not in the office, Lauren enjoys spending her time reading, playing with her two dogs, and traveling with her husband.

Kristen Collins, Client Relationship Specialist
As a graduate of Appalachian State University, with a Business Administration Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Kristen Collins Kristen has always worked and thrived in the service industry. Kristen works closely with the team to cultivate and enhance long-lasting relationships and brings great passion for client satisfaction to her role.

Prior to joining Stewart Law, P.A. Kristen worked with a global law firm, providing expertise in marketing and event support. Additionally, she worked several years at a prestigious country club supporting their membership and marketing efforts.

On the weekends you can spot Kristen walking the quaint streets of Elizabeth or checking out local breweries with her husband, daughter, and goldendoodle.

We invite you to contact us for an initial consultation and learn more about how we can help you grow and protect your business. Please call our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, at 704-594-4207 or contact us online to arrange an appointment.