Ms. Colavita completed her undergraduate studies at St. Bonaventure University, where she graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. She attended law school at the Charlotte School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor degree. To date, Ms. Colavita has represented hundreds of clients with a strong commitment to client satisfaction and excellence in the practice of law. During the course of her legal career, she has published several legal articles in peer-reviewed journals and has instructed her peers in a Continuing Legal Education course on Social Security Disability. Ms. Colavita is admitted to practice law in North Carolina and New York State Courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Ms. Colavita holds memberships in the North Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Mecklenburg County Bar.