Established in 1956, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo is one of the leading litigation and dispute management firms in North Carolina. It specializes in handling matters associated with contractual disputes, will contests, debt collection, trade secrets, insurance coverage and dram shop actions. The firm also provides assistance in expert witness referrals, document retention, and compliance and safety issues. It is affiliated with the American Bar Association and the Public Relations Society of America. The firm offers contract negotiations, estate planning, dispute resolution, and commercial and construction litigation services. In addition, the firm supports various social and charitable organizations, including Good Shepherd Ministries Second Helpings, American Cancer Society and Second Harvest Food Bank. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo has locations in Raleigh and Wilmington, N.C.