Gentry Locke Welcomes New Associate Caley A. DeGroote
The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Caley A. DeGroote has joined the firm’s Roanoke office as an associate on the Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice teams, and will assist with complex litigation matters.
Before joining Gentry Locke, DeGroote researched criminal and civil legal issues in preparation for hearings and trials as a law clerk for the Twenty-third Judicial Circuit Court. Prior to that, she analyzed legal issues and helped create opinions and legal orders as a summer intern for The Honorable J. Michelle Childs at the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. DeGroote also previously held clerk and internship positions with law firms, as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina.
DeGroote earned her J.D. cum laude from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where she served as executive editor of and was published in the Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, held the role of mock trial administrator for the Moot Court Board, and also placed highly in moot court competitions. She earned her B.A. cum laude from Furman University, where she was captain of the mock trial team and saw the team through two top-ten national finishes.
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