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Steve Monks

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Durham, North Carolina

Steve is married to Kathleen Sliter Monks.  Steve and Kathleen have two children.  He works with youth at his church, Holy Infant Catholic Church and was a member of the 1983 University of Houston cheerleading squad and was on the floor when his team, Phi Slama Jama, lost a buzzer beater in the national championship game against NC State.


Areas of Practice

  • Immigration
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Wills & Estates

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • North Carolina, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1988


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1987
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.A. - 1984

Published Works

  • How an attorney can assist you as a litigation coach, NC Single Parent Times
  • Negotiations 101, NC Single Parent Times

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Professional Bail Agents of United States, General Counsel, 1987 - 1988
  • Food & Beverage Association of Texas, Secretary, 1987 - 1988
  • American Bail Research Institute, Chief Investigator, 1984 - 1988
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Hague Convention Resource Attorney
  • Provider Attorney for the following pre-paid legal service plans; Hyatt Legal Services, ARAG, US Legal Services, Legal Access Plans, Legal Resources, Legal Club of America, Trafico Maximo/Traffic Max

Past Employment Positions

  • Monks, Monks, Monks & Hiran, P.C., Managing Attorney, 1988 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • El Centro Hispano Pro Bono Assistance


  • Spanish


  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
  • Delta Sigma Pi