Sean McIlveen is a Family Law Attorney in Charlotte, NC. Sean has been practicing family law for more than 20 years. Sean McIlveen represents clients in all types of family law cases including divorce, child custody, alimony, child support, equitable distribution, alienation of affection, and adoptions. He chose to go into divorce and family law because he has a passion for families. Sean McIlveen grew up in Gastonia, NC and has continued to practice locally. He currently takes custody, divorce, and family law cases in Charlotte, Gastonia, Concord, and the surrounding cities.
Sean McIlveen is a Co-Founder and Partner Attorney at the McIlveen Family Law Firm. Sean earned his undergraduate degree in sociology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In 1998, he earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law. Sean has devoted his practice exclusively to family law. He is also a certified family mediator. He has over a decade of experience in mediating family law cases for attorneys in the area.
Clients of Sean's will tell you that he is honest with them about their case. He tells it like it is. He has a reputation for fighting passionately for his clients. Whether you are looking for an attorney who is experienced in family law mediations or child custody trials, Sean is the family law attorney for you. If you ask Sean why he goes to court, he will tell you, "I only go to court for two reasons: 1) to win and 2) not to lose."
Sean is often asked to teach CLE's and he mentors Associate Attorneys at the McIlveen Family Law Firm. Sean welcomes speaking opportunities and enjoys teaching others.
Sean is married to Angela McIlveen, an attorney and his partner at the firm. They have 4 children ranging in ages from 14 to 26 years old. When he's not in court, he enjoys spending time with my children, woodworking, and traveling with Angela.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Top 100 Family Lawyers in North Carolina||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Preeminent 4.8 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Cum Laude Graduate||University of North Carolina at Charlotte||1993|
|Partner||McIlveen Family Law Firm||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Langson Law Firm||1998 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2018 - Present|
|North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission||Certified Family Financial Mediator||2012 - Present|
|North Carolina State Bar||Admitted||1998 - Present|
|North Carolina Bar Assocation||Attorney Member||1998 - Present|
|Gaston County Bar Association||Attorney Member||1998 - Present|
|Cabarrus County Bar Association||Member||2017 - 2018|
|American Bar Association||Attorney Member||2016 - 2018|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2016 - 2017|
|Word Association||A Mother's Guide to Custody||2013|
|Word Association||A Father's Guide to Custody||2013|
|University of Houston||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of North Carolina, Charlotte||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1993|
|2012 5th Annual CLA/NCCP Review Course||Family Law||2012|
|Herrin vs. Herrin||Opposing party's appeal was dismissed and trial court order was affirmed.|
|Ewing vs. Ewing||Successfully dismissed as interlocutory|
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