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.

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 Gibbons

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 husband (Michael) and daughter (Gwen), playing softball, and coaching her daughter’s soccer team.

Sam Iden

Sam Iden

Attorney

Sam has practiced in Real Estate since 2010 and currently focuses his practice on residential closings. For more than a decade prior to joining Jackson Law his practice focused exclusively on distressed properties while successfully facilitating approximately 1,000 short sale transactions requiring negotiated settlements with banks, homeowner’s associations, judgment creditors and tax agencies. Sam grew up primarily in Wake Forest before attending East Carolina University for undergrad and Nova Southeastern for law school. He enjoys exercise, meat smoking and sports, having not missed a Dallas Cowboys game in almost two decades.

Jayla L. Cole

Jayla L. Cole

Attorney

Jayla, a native of Monroe, North Carolina, joined the Jackson Law team in October of 2021. She graduated from East Carolina University in 2017, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Jayla graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law (NCCU LAW), where she earned her Juris Doctorate in 2020. There, she was a Dean’s Ambassador and competed in various trial competitions, one of which she placed 2nd overall (Mary Wright Closing Statement Competition). She has always had an immense passion for serving the community and seeking to make each client encounter a positive experience. Her primary focus at Jackson Law involves residential closing transactions.

Outside of work, Jayla enjoys mentoring young women at NCCU LAW to help them navigate through law school, cooking, binge-watching her favorite shows, and spending time with her daughter Elizia.