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Tara Austin Harrawood

Family Attorney at Charlotte, NC

5.0   2 reviews

About Tara

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My legal career has afforded me the opportunity to practice in several different areas of law. I understand that each case is unique and am dedicated to providing my clients with the zealous representation they deserve. I believe the most powerful tool I can provide my clients is knowledge of the law, so together we are able to make informed and educated decisions each step of the way.

Licensed for 10 years
State NC
Status Active
Acquired 2012
Updated 10/03/2022

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Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC
2200 East 7th Street
Charlotte, NC, 28204

Reviews

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Posted by Nicole | December 15, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding attorney.
I strongly recommend Tara Harrawood as an attorney with outstanding professionalism integrity and the ability to obtain the best results. She and her staff provided me with an outcome far beyond my expectations. It was a pleasure dealing with her. Look no further if you want an attorney to represent you with your best interest at heart.
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Posted by anonymous | December 2, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Knowledgeable and Compassionate
Tara Harrawood was hired as my attorney to represent me in a child custody case. She answered every question I had without hesitation. She pushed for the best scenario for my children. She not only worked for me, but had my children's best interest at heart as well.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC
  • 2018 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • McIlveen Family Law Firm
  • 2015 - 2018
  • Contract Attorney
  • Hall, Lamb & Hall, PA
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Judicial District 19B
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Student Attorney
  • Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Legal Intern
  • Guilford County District Attorney's Office
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Student Attorney
  • Elon University Wills Drafting Clinic
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Legal Intern
  • Children's Law Center of Central NC
  • 2010 - 2010
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Education

  • Elon University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • East Carolina University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2009

Legal Cases

  • Domestic Violence (08-30-2016)
  • Consent Order dismissing DVPO and creating temporary child custody schedule
  • Separation Agreement (08-24-2016)
  • Separation Agreement dividing parties' assets and debts
  • Attorney's Fees (08-09-2016)
  • Award of attorney's fees to my client.
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Associations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Law Day Committee
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Attorney Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Young Lawyers Section
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Women Lawyers of Charlotte
  • Attorney Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Attorney Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Gaston County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - 2018
  • Randolph County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Attorney Member
  • 2012 - 2019
  • American Bar Association, Law Student Division
  • Student Member
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Student Member
  • 2009 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Legal Elite Young Guns
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2021
  • Legal Elite Family Law
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2021
  • Legal Elite Young Guns
  • Business North Carolina
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • McIlveen Family Law Firm
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • The National Advocates
  • 2018
  • Outstanding Clinical Student
  • Clinical Legal Education Association
  • 2012
  • Certificate of Achievement for 75+ Hours of Pro Bono Work
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • 2012
  • People Helping People
  • State Employee's Credit Union
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • Business Law: A to Z
  • How to Effectively Draft Contracts
  • 2020
  • Girls on Fire
  • Professional Networking
  • 2019

Attorney endorsements

Received (16)
Given (14)
Family Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Tara, both as a fellow attorney in the community and as a classmate in law school. She is incredibly smart, zealous, dedicated, and believes in the work she is doing which drives her to outwork her opposing counsel on behalf of her clients. I happily endorse her services and completely trust the quality of her work. Her clients can have confidence that Tara genuinely understands how important their matters are and just what is at stake in a family court proceeding."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Tara on many cases and have found her to be a confident and strong advocate for her clients. She's knowledgeable and compassionate."
Unknown Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I am impressed with Ms. Harrawood's thoughtful advice and answers to legal questions on Avvo. She has an in-depth understanding of the law and an ability to communicate legal concepts clearly and effectively. I endorse this lawyer!"
Family Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Tara's beauty is surpassed only by her legal prowess and dazzling personality. Truthfully, she's a kind and compassionate attorney who is whip-smart and digs deep to help her clients. I would have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone."
Family Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Tara and I have worked on many cases together. She is a talented litigator who genuinely cares about her clients. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Tara to anyone who needs a family law attorney."
Family Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tara is a compassionate attorney who is dedicated to providing her clients with the best legal representation possible. Her excellent litigation skills inside the courtroom and superior negotiation skills outside of the courtroom make her a great advocate. I highly recommend Tara to anyone in need of a family law attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tara is an excellent attorney. She is a fierce advocate for her clients and has earned the respect of the entire legal community. I endorse this lawyer without reservation."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Miss Harrwood is an exceptional attorney who fights for her clients. I would recommend her services to anyone in need."
Family Attorney | Mar 29
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Tara is committed to her clients and provides them with high quality legal representation. She shows great compassion and works hard to make sure her clients feel comfortable throughout the legal process."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Harrwood is an effective and passionate advocate for her clients."
Family Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I highly endorse Tara. She has an excellent legal mind and the right personality to deal with individuals going through difficult situations. Her confidence and courtroom skills will serve you very well."
Family Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tara serves her clients with diligence, skill, and compassion. She's well respected in the legal community and well liked among her peers. I endorse Tara and wouldn't hesitate to refer to her anyone in need of representation concerning family law matters."
Family Attorney | Dec 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tara is a dedicated and caring family law attorney who advocates diligently for her clients."
Family Attorney | Dec 04
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tara is a talented and caring attorney that is willing to fight for her clients and their unique circumstances."
Family Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tara is a skilled and dedicated family law attorney. She is personable and works very hard for her clients. I strongly recommend her services."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Tara is an intelligent and dedicated attorney. She is passionate about her work and genuinely cares about her clients. I would recommend Tara to anyone seeking a divorce attorney."
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Charlotte Family Lawyer Tara Austin Harrawood
Tara Austin Harrawood
Family Attorney
Charlotte, NC
Licensed for 10 years