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Charlotte, NC Personal Injury & Estate Planning Attorney

"I listen to my clients first in order to understand exactly what their goals are. From there, I provide them with legal guidance to assist their decision-making process.  Then we develop a plan to accomplish the best possible outcome they could imagine."

Over 10 Years of Experience

Meet Your Attorney

Ms. Rose G. Proto is proud to be of service to the community where she calls home.  Putting clients’ needs at the forefront of her practice model has enabled her to provide the highest level of client satisfaction and excellence in the practice of law.  Ms. Proto brings with her a unique background of experience that enables her to deliver a wide spectrum of legal expertise to achieve client goals.

Licensed to Practice in NC & NY

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During the course of her career, Ms. Proto has published several legal articles in peer-reviewed journals and has instructed her peers in a Continuing Legal Education course on Social Security Disability. She has taught Business Law as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, St. Bonaventure University. 


She is an active volunteer in her community and currently serves on the Scholarship Committee for the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.  Prior to founding her own practice in 2014, Ms. Proto worked as an attorney at two prominent law firms in Charlotte.  To date, Ms. Proto has represented hundreds of clients with a strong dedication to achieving clients’ goals through trustworthy and diligent representation. 


Ms. Proto lives in Charlotte with her husband and their English bulldog.  In her leisure, she enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, golfing and playing tennis. 

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Education and Bar Admissions

Undergraduate Education:

  • St. Bonaventure University, B.A. Political Science, cum laude, 2006
  • Honors Program Student
  • Division I Women’s Cross Country team member 


Law School:

  • Charlotte School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2010
  • CALI Award for highest grade in Constitutional Law 
  • Academic research assistant
  • “Outstanding Appellate Oral Argument” award, Legal Research & Writing class  
  • Summer associate at large civil litigation firm in Charlotte, NC


Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina State Bar 
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina 
  • New York State Bar