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Giles Rhodenhiser

Mr. Rhodenhiser is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law and of Western Washington University. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and  State Bar of Michigan.


  • Western Washington University: Cum laude, 2011 (Politics, Philosophy and Economics)
  • University of North Carolina School of Law: 2014 (Juris Doctor)
  • Michigan State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: 6th Circuit
  • Harry Bane Award for Academic Excellence, 2014
    University of North Carolina School of Law

Mr. Rhodenhiser joined the Young & Associates firm in 2016 after clerking at the North Carolina Court of Appeals for Judge R. Christopher Dillon. Mr. Rhodenhiser had previously served as an intern in Judge Dillon’s chambers while still in law school, as well as in the chambers of Justice Debra L. Stephens at the Washington Supreme Court.

During law school, Mr. Rhodenhiser served as an articles editor of the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, and was a member of his law school’s moot court team for negotiations competitions. The faculty of the University of North Carolina School of Law awarded Mr. Rhodenhiser the Harry Bane Award for Academic Excellence upon his graduation, an honor conferred on only one student in each class for outstanding writing in the general area of private law.

Mr. Rhodenhiser is a cum laude graduate of the College of Business and Economics of Western Washington University, where he majored in politics, philosophy and economics.

He was inducted into several honors societies upon graduation, including Beta Gamma Sigma, recognizing academic excellence in business and economics; Pi Sigma Alpha, recognizing exceptional achievement in the study of political science; and Golden Key, a general honor society. He was recognized repeatedly for his writing and analytic ability as an undergraduate, presenting papers and giving formal comments at various academic conferences, including as one of only seven undergraduates from around the country at the University of North Carolina, where he then decided to pursue his legal education.