Skip to main content
Heather Ryan Hobgood

Heather Ryan Hobgood

Avvo Advisor

Stop searching and get answers.

Talk to an Avvo-vetted lawyer on the phone now. 15-min call for just $39.

Learn more

Practice Areas


  1. Family: 90%
  2. Adoption: 10%



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • David Christopher Herring

    I strongly endorse Heather. She's committed to her clients' best interest, and she ensures they have the best representation in reaching their legal goals both in and out of litigation.


    David Herring Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Stephen Mark Bennett

    I respect Heather as a fellow attorney very much. She advocates strongly for her clients and is very professional to deal with.


    Stephen Bennett Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

196 N Trade St
Matthews, NC, 28105-1711



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Statewide Top 10 in Client SatisfactionNational Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 in Client SatisfactionMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2014
Pro Bono Public Service Student of the YearNorth Carolina State Bar2010
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Child Custody Advocate Volunteer AttorneyCouncil For Children's Rights2013 - Present
PartnerWeaver, Bennett & Bland, P.A.2013 - Present
Attorney (Family Law, Domestic Relations and Adoption)Weaver Bennett & Bland, P.A.2010 - Present
Law ClerkMast Schulz Mast Johnson Wells & Trimyer Pa2008 - 2010
Legal Research ClerkNorman Adrian Wiggins School of Law Campbell University2008 - 2010
Guardian Ad LitemHarnett County Juvenile Court2007 - 2010
Domestic ParalegalHatcher Law Group2005 - 2007
Rape Victim Advocate/ Domestic Violence Crisis Line CoordinatorFamily Services2003 - 2005
Field Operations InternNorth Carolina State Bureau of Investigation2003 - 2004
Special Weapons & Tactics InternNorth Carolina Justice Academy2001 - 2002
File ClerkWomble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice2000 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Attorneys AssociationActive Member2015 - Present
National LGBT Bar AssociationActive Member2015 - Present
National Association of Counsel for ChildrenActive Member2015 - Present
American Institute of Family Law AttorneysActive Member2014 - Present
National Association of Family Law AttorneysActive Member2014 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
Mecklenburg County BarBar Leadership Institute Class of 20142014 - 2014
Charlotte Women's Bar AssociationActive Member2012 - Present
North Carolina Association of Women AttorneysActive Member2012 - Present
Union County Bar AssociationActive Member2011 - Present
Matthews Chamber of CommerceAssociate Member2010 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Family Law DivisionActive Member2010 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law SectionActive Member2010 - Present
Business Leaders of CharlotteActive Member2010 - Present
Campbell Law Pro Bono Student CouncilCoordinating Chair2009 - 2010
Campbell Law Honor CourtAttorney General2009 - 2010
Campbell Law Student Grading Policy CommitteeCo-Chair2008 - 2009
Campbell Law Pro Bono Publico InitiativeChair2008 - 2008
Campbell Law Actual Innocence ProjectStudent Volunteer2008 - 2010
Campbell Law Juvenile Justice ProjectYouth Mediator2008 - 2010
American Bar Association, Family Law Student DivisionActive Member2007 - 2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLitigation TrackJD - Juris Doctor2010
Wake Forest UniversityPsychology, SociologyBS - Bachelor of Science2005