Atkinson’s lone lawyer had unique journey
Pender County practitioner fulfills dream after unsupportive upbringing, teenage motherhood
From the time Renee Williamson was a little girl she knew she wanted to be a lawyer. "When she was 10 years old she had her mind made up," said her aunt, Toni Skvaril. "That's what she wanted to be. She said ‘I wanna be a lawyer.'"