Zena G. Maddux

Zena Maddux is an Associate at Kennon Craver, specializing in Trusts and Estates. Zena graduated cum laude from Centre College in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Neuroscience. While earning her undergraduate degree, she spent a year as a research assistant studying hormones and aggression under Dr. Karin Gill.

Zena earned her law degree from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. While in law school she earned a certificate in Constitutional Rights and Remedies and participated in an externship at a boutique estate planning firm. Desiring to be closer to family and warmer weather, Zena relocated to North Carolina.

Zena lives in Durham with her husband and their two dogs. She loves playing tennis, pottery, and trying new bread recipes.



  • J.D., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
  • B.S., Centre College
  • Licensed to practice in North Carolina


  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member, Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties