Custody Trials in North Carolina
Jeffrey E. Marshall, Raleigh Divorce and Family Law Attorney
After graduating from Fairport High School, Jeff attended SUNY Buffalo, where he was recruited to play football by former Buffalo Bills great and current NFL coach, Jim Haslett. At SUNY Buffalo Jeff received his BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He then attended Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio where he graduated with Order of the Curia honors. Immediately following graduation, Jeff moved to North Carolina where he has practiced law ever since. Jeff’s law practice is focused entirely on Family Law and Divorce matters. The North Carolina State Bar certifies lawyers as specialists in designated practice areas as a service to the public to identify lawyers who have demonstrated special knowledge, skill and proficiency in certain areas of law. Jeff has also been certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Committee as a Family Financial Mediator and has successfully resolved many family law cases for attorneys and their clients who are going through the difficult process of separation and divorce. Jeff is often chosen by his peers as an arbitrator to make legally binding decisions in highly contested family law matters. He is humbled by the number of colleagues who contact him for advice and representation in their own family law cases. As a member of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, Jeff is also a part of the Appeals Monitoring Committee and the Continuing Legal Education Committee. Jeff currently serves on the Advisory Board and is the past President on the Board of Directors for The Child’s Advocate, a local, non-profit organization designed to ensure that courts hear and understand a minor child’s opinions in highly contested custody cases. Named to list of 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2014 and 2015.
Attorney Dan Hartzog
Dan Hartzog is a seasoned trial attorney with more than 40 years of litigation experience in North Carolina. In recent years, Dan has handled several highly publicized cases in both federal and state courts. Through the years, Dan has honed his litigation skills by handling a broad range of civil litigation cases, including premises security and liability, liquor law liability, products liability, intentional torts, police liability and commercial litigation. In 2013, Dan was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers. Over the years, Dan has been routinely honored and recognized by his peers as one of the top lawyers in the area of personal injury litigation. A North Carolina native, Dan attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies and law school. The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicated upon a lawyer’s or a law firm’s past results. Obtained a defense verdict in a federal court trial for four police officers in a case involving claims of excessive force and violations of constitutional rights. As lead counsel in a highly publicized case, Dan obtained a favorable jury verdict in a case against a housing authority involving multiple plaintiffs, arising out of exposure to carbon monoxide against a nationally prominent plaintiff’s counsel. Obtained a favorable defense verdict as lead counsel in a case involving the alleged brain injury to a child in a major retail store in which a display fell on the child. As lead counsel, successfully defended a housing authority in a case involving the death of a resident of a high rise facility for the elderly, which was alleged to have resulted from a criminal assault and inadequate security. Dan Hartzog, of CSH Law, will serve as a panelist at a North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys Continuing Legal Education course.
Raleigh Family Law & Divorce Attorney Alice Stubbs
She joined Tharrington Smith in 2006 after having served for eight years as a Wake County District Court judge. During her time on the bench, Ms. Stubbs presided primarily in domestic court. She graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts in 1985, from Davidson College in 1989 with a major in economics, attended University College in London, and received her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1992. Long active in bar association activities, Ms. Stubbs has served on the Board of Directors for the Wake County Bar Association. Beginning in 2008, she served for several years as the vice chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee for the Wake County Bar Association. She has continued to serve as the course planner for the annual family law Continuing Legal Education program in Raleigh since 2008. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. She has served on the Litigation Section Council of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Board of Directors of Meredith College’s Paralegal School, the Board of Directors of the Carolina Ballet, the Women’s Executive Mentoring Coalition, and the Board of Directors of the Joel Lane Museum House in Raleigh. In 2015 she was appointed to serve as Chair of the Grievance Committee for the North Carolina Tennis Association. She was appointed by Governor Mike Easley to serve on the North Carolina Ethics Commission, effective October 2006. Ms. Stubbs is married to Nigle Barrow, an attorney who practices state and federal litigation throughout North Carolina, and she has two sons, Buzzy and Davis. She currently enjoys playing singles and doubles on USTA league teams, including a 5.0 women’s team, and she played on the winning Carolina Cup team in North Carolina in 2016.