Associate Biography

Bess Harris Reynolds is an associate with Hutchens Law Firm whose practice focus is real estate. In this role, she works closely with mortgage lenders, Realtors, and homebuyers to ensure that the purchase of a home happens seamlessly.

Bess is actively involved in pro bono work through Hutchens Law Firm. She donates her time to Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte, Inc. She provides two closings a month to new homeowners through the group.

Being raised in a family that owns a lighting store, Bess admits she has quite an affiliation to light fixtures. She admits, if she were not a lawyer, she would probably be happy being involved with lighting and lighting design.

Professional Profile


Undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Management
    • Magna cum laude

Juris Doctorate from Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law

    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
      • Chief Justice
      • Treasurer
    • Campbell Law Review
      • Comment Editor
    • Women in Law


    • North Carolina State Bar, 2007




North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar

    • Real Estate Section Member
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Community Service Committee 2013, 2014

Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, Affiliate Member
Mortgage Bankers Association of the Carolinas, Inc., Affiliate Member
2013-2014 NC Closing Attorney Best Practices Task Force
Femfessionals, Member
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

    • Member
    • Young Visionary

Sigma Kappa Sorority - Alumni Group


Bess Harris and her team at Hutchens Law Firm handled our refinance with the utmost professionalism. All of our questions were answered promptly with a solution we could easily understand. Ms. Harris gave knowledgeable responses to unique questions. She kindly and competently facilitated the closing with our lender. We would recommend Ms. Harris and her team to any individual or company looking for a capable and considerate attorney. 

 - Jewel & Adam Wiesinger

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