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About Me

Board Certified Family Law Specialist since 2008.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    16 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    16 years
  3. Alimony: 20%
    16 years
  4. Family: 15%
    16 years
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Hourly ($175-325/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Clayton B. Krohn

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Sam for many years. He is a solid, knowledgeable attorney.


    Clayton Krohn Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jason Scott Smith

    I endorse this lawyer. Sam is a fighter. He works hard for his clients and takes their matters seriously. Few attorneys match his overall ability and high ethical standard. I trust Sam, I know you can too.


    Jason Smith DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

The Spagnola Law Firm, P.L.L.C.

441-B Battleground Avenue
Greensboro, NC, 27401



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Board Certified Family Law SpecialistN.C. Board of Legal Specialization2008
Master certificationSMU Board of Advocates1998
Appointed Chief CounselSMU Criminal Justice Clinic1997
3rd Place Best Brief (national competition)Phillip Jessup International Moot Court Competition1997
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Spagnola Law Firm, P.L.L.C.1998 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Greensboro Bar Association, Family Law SectionPresident2014 - Present
Greensboro Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
Guilford American Inn of CourtMaster2003 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionN/AN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/AN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Delancey v. Delancey, COA 12-1512Favorable Ruling on Key Issues
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Publication NameTitleDate
Family Forum (North Carolina)Bankruptcy In The Context of Divorce2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Guilford CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2014 N.C. Family Law Specialists Annual ConferenceAin't Got No Money: Banrkuptcy and Divorce2014
American Inns of CourtChildren As Witnesses2011
Monthly MeetingRepresenting Juveniles2007
News InterviewNew Bankruptcy Law Could Make Being Broke Hurt Even More2005