Jenifer B. McCrea

Jenifer B. McCrea

Senior Associate
Shallotte, North Carolina
800-639-7671 (Toll-Free)

Jenifer B. McCrea is a second career attorney primarily practicing in civil litigation. She left a sales and marketing career to raise her children. She returned to college in 2007, attending UNC-Greensboro. She graduated magna cum laude in Sociology/Criminology and accepted a scholarship from Elon University School of Law.

After successfully passing the bar, Jenifer worked as a contract attorney for law firms, including Womble Carlyle and Kilpatrick, Townsend, Stockton. In 2016 Jenifer started her own practice in Guilford County; focusing on Child Support, Family Law, Parent Advocacy and Misdemeanor Criminal Law.

As a Senior Associate Attorney at Watts Law Group PLLC, Jenifer brings the experience of civil practice and litigation in Superior and District Court, as well as Criminal District Court. Jenifer will be handling the following areas at Watts Law Group PLLC: Business Law, Civil Litigation, Collection, Contract, Corporate, Creditors' Rights, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Family law, Homeowners' Association Law (Watts Law Group PLLC currently represent over ninety (90) homeowners associations in Brunswick County),Municipal Law, Parent Advocacy in DHHS Hearings, Personal Injury representing Plaintiffs and Defendants, Probate, Supplemental Needs Trust, and Last Will and Testaments, Health Care Power of Attorney, Durable Power of Attorneys, and Living Wills/Advanced Health Care Directives.

Gregarious and engaging, Jenifer appreciates her clients' time and while always professional, she is passionate in the courtroom. In her free time Jenifer enjoys spending time with her three children, now 20, 17, and 15. She volunteers as a coach for Girls on the Run and looks forward to learning to golf and shag dance here in Brunswick County.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation


  • Elon University School of Law, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Sociology/Criminology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • 15th Judicial District Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Womble Carlyle and Kilpatrick, Townsend, Stockton