Prior to joining Burgeon Legal Group, Candace has spent her entire legal career as an Assistant Attorney General in the North Carolina Department of Justice representing the Division of Medical Assistance, and the Division of Health Service Regulation. During that time, she represented the Division of Health Service Regulation in hundreds of health-care personnel registry matters, and litigating a portion of those matters before Administrative Law Judges across North Carolina. Additionally, as Counsel to the agency, part of her duties included advising the Registry on various matters such as statute and administrative code interpretation, and internal policy creation and enforcement.


  • Candace graduated with honors from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina and subsequently received her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.

  • Candace resides in Raleigh, North Carolina with her daughter, Monroe, her husband , Howard, and beagle, Phifer. When Candace is not working, she enjoys being outdoors and traveling around the country with her family.