Michael Kay Mabe

Michael Kay Mabe works on cases involving personal injury, including serious bodily injuries and traumatic brain injuries. She earned her B.A. from the University of Virginia and her Juris Doctorate from the Emory University School of Law in 2004. While at Emory, she was a Managing Editor of the Bankruptcy Developments Journal.

Ms. Mabe is licensed to practice law in North Carolina having been admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2008. She was also admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2004.

Prior to joining Grimes Yeoman, PLLC., Ms. Mabe was a litigation attorney at DeMayo Law Offices, and spent three years working on the priority litigation team responsible for handling catastrophic and complex injury claims. Additionally, she practiced in the areas of real estate and community association law and as a defense attorney.


  • Virginia State Bar

                 Member, November 2004  

  • North Carolina State Bar

                 Member, April 2008

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia

                 Juris Doctor, May 2004

                 Activities: Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Managing Editor 

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

                 Bachelor of Arts, May 2001

                 Major: Government

                 Minor: Astronomy

                 Honors: Intermediate Honors Recipient, Gilbert J. Sullivan Scholarship Recipient,

                 Dean’s List, Phi Eta Sigma, National Society of Collegiate Scholars 


Alone Without a Home: A State-by-State Review of Laws Affecting Unaccompanied Youth, Co-author. Publication designed to respond to significant legal questions regarding state laws that effect homeless and runaway youth. The publication provides summaries, legal citations, and the laws of the states and the territories. 

“Pet Policies: Always enforceable? Not for service animals,” Author. Article published in Quorum, a magazine published for the community association industry. The article discusses the federal, state, and local statutes regarding service animals. It discusses how these statutes must influence community association policies regarding pets.