Geneva M. “Gail” Clark was born and raised in Rockingham, North Carolina. She married her high school sweetheart, Brian Lee Clark, of Rockingham, NC, a Road Foreman of Engineers with CSX Transportation. They have three daughters, Breleigh, Haleigh and Carleigh Clark and attend Kittiwake Baptist Church in West Columbia. Other than her love of family, Gail enjoys spending her downtime on beautiful Lake Murray.
Education & Professional Background
Gail graduated from Richmond Senior High School in 1996. Following High School, she attended Wingate University where she earned a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management in 2000, graduating with Dean’s List recognition for her academic accomplishments. Her eagerness to engage in the process of learning continued as she acquired a Master of Arts in Teaching in 2006 from Wingate University. During this time period, Gail acquired a North Carolina Real Estate Sales License in April 1999. Additionally, obtaining Broker status in July of 2001 and Broker-In-Charge eligibility in August of 2007.
“It is an honor and privilege to be part of a team of advocates that deeply cares and are committed to their client’s success,” Gail Clark.
Except for a brief break to obtain her master’s degree Gail worked full time in the business field until May of 2015. Examples of her career experiences include: working with residential and commercial developers; and working in collaboration with local government department heads to interpret and assist in development of program policies, review grant applications, personnel actions, and budget request on an agency wide scale for compliance with federal, state and agency guidelines. A 2015 job transfer for her husband resulted in the relocation of her family to South Carolina and an opportunity for her to go back to school full time and pursue a law degree. The logistics of the move in conjunction with helping her three young daughters adapt to their changing circumstances was without a doubt extremely challenging at times. However, she was determined to succeed and committed to making the daily drive to Charleston, South Carolina where she attended Charleston School of Law. Gail graduated from Charleston School of Law with her Juris Doctor in May of 2019. While attending Charleston she received the CALI Award of Excellence in Contracts I, and Upper Level Writing.
Combining a law degree with a deep background in business, contracts and real estate made Gail a noteworthy addition to the Cofield Law Firm. Today her focus for the firm revolves around preparation of Wills, Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, Revocable and/or Irrevocable Trusts, representation in settling an estate or representation in the sale or purchase of real estate.