Our Legal Team

  Edward L. Hedrick, V  

Edward Hedrick, a Taylorsville native, knew from a young age that his calling in life was to be an attorney. Some of his earliest memories involve watching his father at his law office. Over the years, his desire to help others through legal work has only grown stronger. Edward is a third-generation lawyer, and it brings him immense pride to practice in the same building as both his father and grandfather before him.
 
An avid Tar Heel fan, Edward attended UNC Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies. He received degrees in both economics and public policy.
 
For his legal education, Edward attended the NC Central School of Law and graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. He was fortunate to gain experience working at the ACLU Death Penalty Project and at the Office of the Capital Defender in Durham. 
 
 

  April H. Hartness  

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April Hartness is also a native of Alexander County. She lives locally with her husband, Travis, and her son, Hayden. April spends most of her free time on their small family farm, working with her horses or just enjoying time with her family and friends. 

April is a 2000 graduate of Alexander Central High School. She went on to graduate from Wilkes Community College with an Associate's Degree, and she continued her education by receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services from Gardner-Webb University. 

April has worked serving the people of Alexander County for more than 16 years. She appreciates the opportunity to further help our community and surrounding counties through her work at the Law Offices of Edward L. Hedrick, V.