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Barbara works to establish strong, positive relationships with her clients and helps them navigate the emotional upheavals of divorce, achieve financial stability, and reduce the stress that divorce places on children. Whether in negotiation or litigation, she is a tough and determined advocate working to protect the best interests of her clients.


Practice areas


  1. Child Support: 20%
    10 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    10 years
  3. Alimony: 20%
    10 years
  4. Divorce: 20%
    10 years
  5. Family: 20%
    10 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brian C. Johnston

    I have worked with Barbara as opposing counsel on cases over the years. She is an excellent attorney. Barbara is experienced, knowledgeable, and always professional. She cares about her clients and strives to obtain the best-possible results for them, whether through zealous advocacy in court or thoughtful negotiation.


    Brian Johnston Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John G. Miskey IV

    Barbara is an effective, efficient and well-respected attorney in our district. I always enjoy seeing Barbara on the other side and have referred her to friends in need of legal assistance.


    John Miskey Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

3001 Academy Rd Ste 120
Durham, NC, 27707-2653


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWoodmansee & Szombatfalvy PLLC2012 - Present
Attorney at LawBarbara Szombatfalvy2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Donna Ambler Davis, P.C.2005 - 2008
Legal AssistantLaw Office of Anne Page Watson2003 - 2005
Probabtion OfficerWashington State Department of Corrections2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
North Carolina Association of Collaborative Divorce ProfessionalsMember2012 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2005 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Durham Bar AssocationMember2005 - Present
14th Judicial District BarMember2005 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Western Washington UniversityHistory, Education, English MinorBA - Bachelor of Arts1992