Our Team

The members of our team have deep roots in Northwest North Carolina and decades of experience in the legal field. Each shares our commitment to serving our clients and our local communities.

Tim Welborn

Tim Welborn

I am a native of Wilkes County, North Carolina and attended Wake Forest University. Growing up, I attended West Wilkes High School. I spent much of my childhood working on farms, in factories and on construction sites to pay my way through college and law school. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University in 1990 with a double major in political science and economics. I then attended Campbell University, where I received my law degree from the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law in 1994. I started my practice in 1994 and now serve clients throughout the triad, northwest North Carolina and the southeastern United States.

Sigsbee Miller

Sigsbee Miller

Associate Attorney

Miller Sigsbee has served as an Associate Attorney for The Law Offices of Timothy D. Welborn since 2010. Graduating cum laude from Wake Forest University with his bachelor’s in 1980, Sigsbee went on to receive his J.D. from Wake Forest in 1983. Since then, he has built a well-rounded career in law, including two years with the N.C. Department of Corrections and 11 years with the N.C. Attorney General’s Office. His specialties include personal injury, workers’ compensation, and general practice (wills, deeds, and traffic court).  

Sigsbee is a member of the N.C. Bar Association, N.C. Advocates for Justice, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, as well as the 34th District Bar. He is also a lifetime member of Who’s Who in American Law. 

Jeffery Maggs

Jeffery Maggs

Associate Attorney

Jeffery Maggs began as a law clerk and became an associate attorney after completing law school at Elon University. Jeffery regularly represents clients in Social Security Disability hearings and Workers’ Compensation matters. Jeffery also works on many of the personal injury claims handled by the firm. Away from the office, Jeffery is a proud father, and sings regularly at church and around the community.
Sarah Bauguess

Sarah Bauguess

Legal Assistant

Sarah’s work has been with individuals with disabilities in a variety of roles from providing direct services to management. She retired in 2010 as Human Resources Manager for a major nationwide provider of services to people with disabilities and joined the firm in 2011 working with Social Security Disability clients.
Pam Bonner

Pam Bonner

Paralegal & Office Administrator

With more than 18 years of legal experience, Pam is both a paralegal and the office administrator. She manages claims for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death. Pam is a graduate of the University of Phoenix, where she received a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. A devoted mother, Pam has three daughters.

Nicole Aguirre

Nicole Aguirre

Legal Assistant

A Legal Assistant for the firm since 2020, Nicole Aguire has over 15 years of experience in the legal field. She specializes in disability cases – primarily assisting in the appeals process for disability benefits cases by meeting with clients, collecting evidence, and filing appeals. Aguire is bi-lingual (English & Spanish), and is passionate about providing quality, substantive assistance to the legal team and the community they serve. 

 

Jimmie Denton

Jimmie Denton

Legal Assistant

Jimmie Denton is from Lewisville, North Carolina and has served as Legal Assistant for The Law Offices of Timothy D. Welborn since 2005. While Denton wears many hats for the firm, her specialty is assisting with workers’ compensation cases. 

Joyce Downs

Joyce Downs

Social Security Disability Case Manager

A graduate of Salem College, Joyce has a Bachelor of Arts in sociology. She has enjoyed working in different roles during the past 7 years with the firm. Currently, her primary role is as a Social Security Disability case manager.  A N.C. Notary Public, Joyce is fluent in Spanish, providing translation services for the firm.
Karen Hamby

Karen Hamby

Administrative Assistant

Karen has worked since 2013 in the Wilkesboro office assisting with management of Social Security disability cases. Karen is married with a daughter and grandson. Her hobbies include church, hiking, and scouting.
Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson

Notary Public

Kimberly is a Notary Public with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from the University of Phoenix. She has been working with The Law Offices of Timothy D. Welborn, PA, since 2005. At the firm, Kimberly specializes in Social Security Disability cases. She is married with one daughter.

Ashley Rhoades

Ashley Rhoades

Legal Assistant

A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Ashley has a Bachelor of Science in public health education and has been with the firm since 2007. She is a legal assistant and works with all types of Workers’ Compensation claims and litigation.