Meet the Team

Our Team

Jeremiah Jackson

Jeremiah Jackson

Attorney & Founder

Having practiced for the last decade, Jeremiah Jackson has seen both high and low water marks of the real estate industry. He focuses his practice primarily on residential real estate, the formation of corporate entities for ownership of real estate, the representation of various lenders, real estate purchases and refinances, construction transactions, acquisitions, title curative work, and contract drafting. Mr. Jackson is a native North Carolinian, born and raised in Carolina Beach. He has resided in the Triangle since 1996. He graduated with honors from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Law and Political Philosophy. Mr. Jackson then obtained his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

Elizabeth Boyette

Elizabeth Boyette

Of-Counsel

Elizabeth is of-counsel to Jackson Law. She focuses her practice on real estate, estate planning, probate and estate administration, and business representation. Elizabeth is a native of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and her law degree from Campbell Law School. Elizabeth serves on the Board of Directors for Wake Women Attorneys and is an active member of Trinity Baptist Church and the Junior League of Raleigh. She lives in Raleigh with her husband, two children, and two dogs.

William I. Rankin, II

William I. Rankin, II

Attorney

Will primarily focuses his practice of law on residential real estate closings. Will also has a profound legal background that encompasses researching title on residential and commercial properties. Will graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law in May of 2015. During law school, Will was selected to be on the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law Review where he was a Senior Editor and received a Certificate in Dispute Resolution after completing a clinic with the Dispute Resolution Institute.

Danielle W. Varno

Danielle W. Varno

Attorney

Danielle, a native of Raleigh, joined the Jackson Law team in January of 2018 where she focuses her practice on residential real estate transactions, title curative work, and contract drafting. Danielle graduated with honors from East Carolina University where she obtained undergrad degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Most recently, she received her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law where she also obtained a Business Law Certificate.

When she is not practicing law, Danielle enjoys spending time with friends and family, visiting the beach, and traveling. She is an avid sports fan and you can often find her in Greenville on Saturdays in the fall cheering on her ECU Pirates.

Erin Auld

Erin Auld

Attorney

Ever since she was six, Erin aspired to be an attorney. She graduated from Campbell University School of Law in 2005. Erin competed nationally on the Trial Team, served several years in the Student Government, and was awarded the Dean’s Academic Award at graduation. She earned her undergraduate degree at Bridgewater College, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Communications. Erin’s law practice focuses on residential closings, using her past experience in contract law and a keen attention to client’s needs.

Born and raised in Raleigh, a passion for ACC sports and Eastern North Carolina BBQ is deeply ingrained in her. In Erin’s spare time, she loves hanging out with her daughters, laughing with friends and family, enjoying sports-namely tennis, and listening to all types of music.

Cara Dudek Petri

Cara Dudek Petri

Attorney

Cara joined the Jackson Law team in January, 2020. For the last 8 years she has sustained a high-volume residential real estate practice and thrives on building relationships and providing informative counsel to her clients, brokers, and lenders. Cara coined real estate law as “happy law” and makes sure her closings are just that. She’ll make you laugh, feel like you have a good grasp on the transaction, and when it’s over you’ll walk away with keys in your hand.

Cara was born just outside of Pittsburgh, PA. She earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and sociology from West Virginia University in 2008 and her Juris Doctorate and Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2011. Cara is an avid sports fan and no conversation with her can begin or end without her talking about WVU. Cara lives in Fuquay-Varina and when not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Gwen, playing softball, and spending time with family and friends.