Martha Kite is a Charlotte native and a cum laude graduate of UNCC. She earned her Paralegal Certificate from The National Center for Paralegal Training (Atlanta) and is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal. She began working with John W. Beddow in 1984; in 1994, they joined James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. Although Martha assists the entire James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. real estate team, she works primarily with John W. Beddow and Charles A. Pettigrew on matters related to real estate acquisition and development and commercial transactions.