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Practice areas


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



Hourly ($350-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Heidi S. Risser

    Leigh is a stellar advocate, very accomplished attorney and a nice person. I can endorse her without hesitation.


    Heidi Risser Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Laura B. Burt

    Leigh is a terrific lawyer and a wonderful person! I have known Leigh for many years. Leigh is competent, capable and compassionate. She is also a fierce litigator when needed.


    Laura Burt Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

6230 Fairview Rd., Ste. 105
Charlotte, NC, 28210

Baxter Village, Market Street
Suite 206
Fort Mill, SC, 29708



SCGood Standing199003/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Board Certified in Family LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization2009
Certified Family Financial MediatorNC State Bar2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKrusch and Sellers2004 - Present
AttorneyWeaver Bennett and Bland2002 - 2004
Guardian ad LitemVolunteer1996 - 2002
AttorneyRatchford and Associates1992 - 1995
Staff AttorneySouth Carolina Supreme Court1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina State BarFamily Law Council2016 - Present
York County Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2015 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2015 - Present
MeckCounty Family Court Bench and Bar CommitteeN/A2004 - Present
Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Practic GroupN/A2003 - Present
Mecklenburg Count Bar, Family Law SectionN/A2002 - Present
North Carolina State BarN/A1996 - Present
South Carolina BarN/A1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Vanderbilt UniversityInterdisciplinary Social ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NC Family Law Specialists ConferenceHow to use Alcohol Monitoring in Custody Cases2016
Family Law Section SessionsScheduling your Court Case2016
Family Law Section SessionMost Important Local Rules and Why2016
Western North Carolina Bankruptcy SeminarNavigating the Intersection of Bankruptcy Law and Family law2015
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationFamily Law and Bankruptcy2014
Second SaturdaysMediation and alternative Dispute Resolution2011
Handling Divorce Actions from Start to FinishInterview, Discovery, Documents, ADR2010
Food for ThoughtRetroactive Child Support2010
Financial Divorce Settlements in Touch Economic TimesBankruptcy in Divorce/Tax Treatments in Divorce2009
Successful Financial Settlements for your Divorce ClientCommon Tax Issue in Family Law Case2007
Annual MCB Food for ThoughtCase law Update2004