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Samantha Kilpatrick

Samantha Kilpatrick

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Samantha Kilpatrick is an attorney with 25 years of experience in the practice of law. She is a founder and managing member of Kilpatrick Law Group, PLLC where she represents survivors of abuse and also advises faith-based institutions.

Ms. Kilpatrick brings over two decades of working with survivors and churches. She is a former prosecutor where she handled matters of domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault. Currently in private practice, she advises and represents survivors of abuse as they explore options to hold abusers and abusive systems accountable. Ms. Kilpatrick has a heart for survivors of abuse, and she can often be found investing her free time in front-line work with survivors. She offers counseling to survivors of abuse and trauma in the evenings and on weekends through several churches in her community.

Ms. Kilpatrick also has a heart for Christ and his mission for the church. She works closely with faith-based organizations in the areas of abuse prevention, policy review, and institutional response. She also mentors pastors and lay leaders on how to faithfully walk alongside and care for survivors of abuse.

To this work, Ms. Kilpatrick brings training in trauma-informed practices and biblically-based principles. She has served on church committees and several faith-based non-profit boards.

Ms. Kilpatrick is a Southern Baptist. She has attended Southern Baptist churches since childhood and served in various roles within the church and convention as an adult. She brings historical understanding of Southern Baptist culture and practices, as well as, theological understanding and training. Ms. Kilpatrick served on the SBC Church Cares team where she contributed to the Caring Well curriculum. She also presented and served as a panelist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s Caring Well Conference in 2019.

Ms. Kilpatrick is a graduate of Meredith College and the University of North Carolina School of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Christian Marriage, Family, and Individual Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina
  • Master of Arts, Christian Marriage, Family & Individual Counseling, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Political Studies, Meredith College

Samantha Kilpatrick is an attorney with 25 years of experience in the practice of law. She is a founder and managing member of Kilpatrick Law Group, PLLC where she represents survivors of abuse and also advises faith-based institutions.

Ms. Kilpatrick brings over two decades of working with survivors and churches. She is a former prosecutor where she handled matters of domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault. Currently in private practice, she advises and represents survivors of abuse as they explore options to hold abusers and abusive systems accountable. Ms. Kilpatrick has a heart for survivors of abuse, and she can often be found investing her free time in front-line work with survivors. She offers counseling to survivors of abuse and trauma in the evenings and on weekends through several churches in her community.

Ms. Kilpatrick also has a heart for Christ and his mission for the church. She works closely with faith-based organizations in the areas of abuse prevention, policy review, and institutional response. She also mentors pastors and lay leaders on how to faithfully walk alongside and care for survivors of abuse.

To this work, Ms. Kilpatrick brings training in trauma-informed practices and biblically-based principles. She has served on church committees and several faith-based non-profit boards.

Ms. Kilpatrick is a Southern Baptist. She has attended Southern Baptist churches since childhood and served in various roles within the church and convention as an adult. She brings historical understanding of Southern Baptist culture and practices, as well as, theological understanding and training. Ms. Kilpatrick served on the SBC Church Cares team where she contributed to the Caring Well curriculum. She also presented and served as a panelist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s Caring Well Conference in 2019.

Ms. Kilpatrick is a graduate of Meredith College and the University of North Carolina School of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Christian Marriage, Family, and Individual Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, University of North Carolina
  • Master of Arts, Christian Marriage, Family & Individual Counseling, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Political Studies, Meredith College