Raleigh Divorce Attorney Stephanie Jenkins
Connell, Michelle D.
Michelle has been practicing in the area of family law for over 25 years. While her practice focuses solely on family law, she appears in both District Court and in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of North Carolina. She is one of only three attorneys in the state who is a Board Certified Specialist in both the areas of Family Law and Appellate Law. On the trial court level, Michelle has a tremendous amount of experience in litigating all actions of family law including complex equitable distribution, alimony and post-separation support, child custody and child support, and civil domestic violence She has prosecuted and defended actions for alienation of affections and criminal conversation. On the appellate court level, Michelle’s practice involves handling all aspects of appeals in the Supreme Court of North Carolina and North Carolina Court of Appeals. Since 1999, she has presented written and oral arguments in cases involving the full range of family law and contract issues. She handles appeals from all counties in North Carolina. Michelle regularly lectures at Continuing Legal Education seminars in the areas of Family and Appellate Law. The purpose of this Council is to draft legislation and improve the practice of family law in the State. This Committee is tasked with drafting rules of Court for North Carolina appellate courts. Fellows in the AAML must have practiced a minimum of 10 years at a high level in the area of family law as well as held leadership positions in state family law organizations. They are vetted for membership through the National AAML. Michelle graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in English and BA in Psychology.
Raleigh NC Lawyer / Family Law and Litigation Attorney
Rob has represented corporations, attorneys, physicians, and hospitals as well as healthcare providers in disciplinary matters including licensing, privileges and contractual rights pending before the North Carolina Medical Board. Rob also has extensive experience in representing individuals in domestic relations matters in all areas of family law including: custody, child support, alimony and equitable distribution. Rob has been certified as a mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission. Clients benefit from Rob’s love of the courtroom and his passion for trying a case. Rob is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in the category of Medical Malpractice and has been listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers since 2007. Rob began his career at Manning Fulton in 1981 where he practiced law for 10 years before returning to his hometown of New Bern, North Carolina. In 2007, Rob returned to Raleigh and reunited with Manning Fulton where he continues to practice. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina School of Law. While earning his law degree, he represented his school on its National Moot Court team at the National Final Rounds. Rob is married to his wife Ginger and they have four children, Robert, Claude, Ryan and Rachel. Rob offers motivational speeches and presentations to various youth groups and professional audiences on topics including leadership and teamwork. Specific Matters Successfully defended a vascular surgeon and obtained a jury verdict of no liability against a $3.5 million demand by a patient who suffered a spinal cord infarct and resulting paralysis from an abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.
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At the Law Offices of Edward Falcone and H. Wood Vann we have three attorneys who are residents of the Durham area who have protected the rights of men and women throughout the area for over 20 years. Many of our new cases come to us as referrals from other lawyers or from former clients. Contact our offices or call us at 919-682-9273 or 919-682-4638 to arrange a free initial consultation. We handle the defense of all types of misdemeanors and felonies, from juvenile offenses and white-collar crime to drug charges, armed robbery, assault and battery, and murder/homicide. We defend individuals charged with moving violations, including speeding, reckless driving, DUI/DWI, hit and run, and misdemeanor or felony death by vehicle. In all cases, our primary objective is to minimize the impact on your driving and insurance records. We work closely with men and women at all stages of a divorce or family law matter, from the decision to file through motions for modification or enforcement of existing divorce judgments. We handle all matters related to or arising out of divorce, including child custody and visitation, child support, alimony or spousal support, the equitable distribution of marital debts and assets, and paternity actions. We represent people who have suffered personal injury as a result of the careless or negligent acts of others, handling claims involving motor vehicle accidents, slips and falls, and workers’ compensation claims. For a free initial consultation, contact us or call us at 919-682-9273 or 919-682-4638. We maintain flexible office hours so that we are available when you need us. Our offices are conveniently located one half block from the Durham courthouse.