Teresa L. Bowling, ACP, NCCP is a paralegal with Manning Fulton & Skinner PA in Raleigh, NC where she assists attorneys in commercial real estate transactions. Teri graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and earned her Paralegal Certificate, specializing in Real Estate, from the Meredith College Paralegal Program in 1989. She is an adjunct faculty member of the Meredith College Paralegal Program, where she has co-taught the Real Estate Specialty course since 1993 and the Real Estate Title Searches short course since 1992. Teri received her North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal (NCCP) certification in 2005 and earned both the Certified Paralegal (CP) designation and Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) credential in Real Estate from the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. in 1999. Teri is a frequent CLE/CPE presenter on topics related to real property title searches in North Carolina.
A member of the NCBA Paralegal Division and the NCBA Real Property Section, Teri has served the Paralegal Division in the following capacities: Immediate Past Chair (2009-2010), Chair (2008-2009), Vice Chair (2007-2008), Council Member (2004-2007), Continuing Paralegal Education (CPE) Committee Chair or Co-Chair (2000-2003, 2004-2008, and 2009-present), Nominations Committee Chair (2009-2010), Professionalism Committee Chair (2004-2005), Ethics Committee Chair (2003-2004), and Liaison to the NCBA Real Property Section (2003-2005 and 2013-present). In May 2009, Teri was the recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Paralegal Award, given by the NCBA Paralegal Division to recognize service in paralegal leadership, paralegal education, paralegal-related civic/community volunteering, and the promotion of the paralegal profession. Teri is currently serving a three-year term as a member of the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification.