North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal
Dawn has worked in the legal field since 1986. She took a couple years’ hiatus to work in the editorial department of a major magazine before returning to the legal field as a temporary assistant at the firm of Roberts, Stevens & Cogburn (later, Roberts & Stevens), where she was offered permanent employment as an assistant to Steven W. Sizemore, with a focus in workers’ compensation defense. Dawn has worked with Steve since 1994, joining him in 2001 when Northup, McConnell & Sizemore was formed, and then also with Charles E. McGee when he joined Northup, McConnell & Sizemore in 2006. She has continued working with Steve and Charlie since Sizemore McGee, PLLC began operation, with a continued focus in workers’ compensation.
Dawn is a member of the Asheville Area Paralegal Association, the North Carolina Bar Association Paralegal Division and Workers’ Compensation Section and is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal.
Dawn and her husband, Kurt, served as volunteer members of their township’s fire department, were leaders in their son’s Cub Scout pack, and Dawn served as Program Director for the SoQua District Cub Scout Summer Day Camp and for Cub/Parent Weekend events at Camp Daniel Boone. Dawn and Kurt’s son earned his Eagle Scout rank in 2016. Dawn enjoys her 1977 Bronco, hiking, camping, (mild) mountain biking, car shows, and reading.