Meet the Estate Lawyers at Schweizer & Associates

At Schweizer & Associates, our mission is to help our clients create better futures for themselves, their families, and the people around them.

Real Estate and Estate Law to Protect Your Future

Schweizer & Associates is a Garner law firm that provides “future-focused” legal services for our clients here and in Benson, Clayton, and the surrounding areas. What do we mean by “future focused?” We’re committed to providing services that help you achieve your dreams, whether you’re ready to launch a thriving business; you want to experience financial security through real estate; or you’re ready to look forward with confidence through comprehensive estate planning.


Whatever you want your future to hold, we’re here to offer you the experienced legal counsel and services necessary to make it happen.

Why do we focus our expertise on these practice areas? Because when we make the future of each individual stronger, more secure, and more successful, we’re making our community smarter, stronger, and more successful.

Meet Our Garner Real Estate and Estate Lawyers

Matthew Schweizer

Matthew A. Schweizer graduated from Appalachian State University with his Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, then continued on to receive a Master Degree in Public Administration. After leaving Appalachian State, Matt studied law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his law degree and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1997.

Since that time, he has served thousands of clients, primarily in areas related to eminent domain and both residential and commercial real estate law. Now, he is focusing his expertise on serving clients here in Garner.

When he’s not working, he’s enjoying NC State football and UNC basketball.

View Matthew’s Resume here

Kristin Mackintosh Attorney

Kristen N. Mackintosh was born and raised in North Carolina. She graduated from Miami University in Ohio with a Bachelor Degree in both Political Science and History. After she graduated, she attended the University of Toledo College of Law and received her law degree and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1996.

After practicing in Ohio for several years, Kristen came back to North Carolina and was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2013. She focuses her legal experience on helping her clients with estate planning and administration, residential real estate, and corporate law services.

When she’s not working, Kristen enjoys reading, cooking, and hanging out with Bailey, her puggle.

View Kristen’s Resume here

Alexis (Lexi) Gamester joined the firm as a paralegal in October 2018 while completing her senior year at North Carolina State University where she majored in Political Science with a concentration in International Politics.  While at NC State, she was a member of both the Italian Club and the Political Science Club.  Lexi served as a Culture to Culture Ambassador for the University and worked as a Community Assistant for NC State University Housing. 

Lexi has certifications in both Microsoft Word and Microsoft Powerpoint.  Prior to attending NC State, Lexi was an instructor at Cape Fear Martial Arts for two years.  In her spare time she enjoys volunteering with the Wake County SPCA. 

Contact Our Garner Law Firm to Protect Your Future!

If you’re ready to take the next step to achieve your goals and create a better future for yourself and your family, we’re here to help with expert legal services and advice! Reach out to us today at (919) 792-8745 or fill out our online contact form to set up a consultation related to estate planning and administration, commercial or residential real estate, and business law.