Kimberly “Kim” Thorn, Office Manager
Kim was born and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia and graduated from Great Bridge High School. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Social Science with distinction from the University of Virginia. She now lives in the Bowers Hill area of Chesapeake with her husband Paul and her daughter, Emily. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, crafting, and spending time with her family and animals. After taking a long hiatus from the legal field, Kim joined the firm in July 2019 as the office manager. In addition to her managerial duties, her main areas of focus are probate, guardianships and conservatorship.
“Mrs. Carnegie is a very different type of lawyer who truly cares about others. I am so proud to be a part of the team who supports her in her efforts.”
Victoria “Vicki” Hewitt, Legal Assistant
Vicki was born and raised in West Virginia and graduated from Independence High School in Coal City. She moved to Virginia and earned an Associates of Applied Science from Tidewater Community College in 2009. Vicki has been married to her husband Robert for almost 29 years. Outside of the office, Vicki enjoys spending quality time with her family, friends and pets, especially being able to relax by riding her horses. Vicki began working with the firm in May 2017 as a legal assistant. Her primary areas of focus are family law matters and civil litigation.
“It is wonderful to be able to work for a firm whose staff is dedicated just as much to helping the community as a whole as they are devoted to each and every client's matter.”
Martina Whitley, Legal Assistant
Martina was born and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia and graduated from Hickory High School. She is now a senior at Old Dominion University, where she is working towards her bachelor's degree in exercise science with the intent to become a licensed occupational therapist. When she is not working at the office, she enjoys going to the gym and spending her weekends at the beach.
Martina started working at the firm in August 2020. As a legal assistant, she helps handle business matters and happily assists wherever needed.
“Karen Carnegie is a hard-working woman who devotes her time to helping her clients. I enjoy coming to work with the amazing staff who has welcomed me with open arms, and for the opportunity to constantly gain new insight and knowledge every day I am here. I enjoy working with such a caring and hard-working group of people.”