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Billie Ray Ellerbe

About me

Licensed in Georgia in 1980;  Licensed in North Carolina in 1983.  Worked with Legal Services from 1979 until December 1990.  Opened the Law Office of Billie R. Ellerbe January 1, 1991.  The  Firm handles  80% Domestic cases and 20% percent Personal Injury.  The Firm also handles civil appeals to the North Carolina Court of Appeals and The North Carolina Supreme Court.


Practice areas


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


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

301 South McDowell Street, Suite 806
Charlotte, NC, 28204


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ten Best Family LawPractitioners in NCAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Lawyer of the YearNorth Carolina Association of Black Lawyers2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Billie R. Ellerbe1991 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationN/A1991 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McKyer v. McKyerWon at trial and appellate level
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Family Law UpdateAdvanced Family Law2012