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I am a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Family Law Specialist.  I strive to provide my clients with excellent work product and individualized attention.  My practice is limited to Durham and Orange (Chapel Hill, Hillsborough) Counties in North Carolina.  I also handle appeals to the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 25%
  2. Child Support: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 25%



Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

5322 Highgate Drive
Suite 142
Durham, NC, 27713


NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015
DCInactive 198805/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListingNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2007
Family LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberLaw Office of Laurel E. Solomon, PLLC2010 - Present
Managing MemberSolomon & Mitchell, PLLC1997 - 2010
AssociateHayes Hofler & Associates, PA1990 - 1997
AssociatePulley, Watson, King & Hofler, P.A.1990 - 1990
AssociateFaison & Brown1988 - 1990
Judicial ClerkSupreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department NY1987 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Durham County Bar AssociationDirector2005 - 2007
14th Judicial District Bar, Grievance CommitteeChair2002 - 2003
Durham County Bar Association, Family Law SectionCo-chair2000 - 2001
North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1998 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
Durham County Bar AssociationMember1988 - Present
14th Judicial District BarMember1988 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember1988 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJuris Doctor1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
In Sickness or In HealthRepresenting the Incompetent Spouse2011
North Carolina Family Law Practice for ParalegalsObtaining and Evaluating Financial Information2006
North Carolina Personal Injury Practice for ParalegalsPreparing for and Assisting at Trial2000