17 Tharrington Smith Lawyers Honored by North Carolina Super Lawyers™ 2016

We are pleased to announce that 10 of our lawyers have been named to 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers™, and 7 have been named to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars:

  • Hill Allen, North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Lynn Burleson, North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Andrea Bosquez-Porter, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Eva DuBuisson, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Kris Gardner, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Evan Horwitz, North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Jill Jackson, North Carolina Super Lawyers™, Top 50 Women North Carolina Super Lawyers™, Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Douglas Kingsbery, North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Steve Mansbery, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Jaye Meyer, North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Adam Mitchell, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Fred Morelock, North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Jeffrey Russell, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Colin Shive, North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars
  • Roger W. Smith, Sr., North Carolina Super Lawyers™
  • Wade Smith, North Carolina Super Lawyers™, Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyers™, Top 10 Super Lawyers™, Top 25 Raleigh Super Lawyers™
  • Alice Stubbs, North Carolina Super Lawyers™

In selecting attorneys for Super Lawyers™, a rigorous, multiphase process is employed. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Super Lawyers™ inducts only 5% of the attorneys in any given state.

2016 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers' Rising Stars Selectees:  Wade Smith: Top 10, Top 100 & Raleigh Top 25; Jill Jackson: Top 100, Top 50 Women

Hill Allen has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ continuously since 2009. Mr. Allen focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.

Andrea Bosquez-Porter has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars since 2015. Ms. Bosquez Porter is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. She focuses her practice in the area of matrimonial law.

Lynn Burleson has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ continuously since 2006. Additionally, he was selected to the North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Top 100 list in 2006-2008. Mr. Burleson is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. He focuses his practice exclusively on matrimonial matters.

Eva DuBuisson has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars since 2014. Ms. DuBuisson focuses her practice in the area of education law.

Kris Gardner has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars since 2011, and in 2009. Mr. Gardner is a Certified Superior Court Mediator. He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of beverage alcohol control law, local government law, and civil litigation.

Evan Horwitz has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ since 2015. Mr. Horwitz is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and focuses his practice exclusively on matrimonial matters.

Jill Jackson has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ since 2014. Ms. Jackson was named to the Top 50 Women North Carolina Super Lawyers™ list 2015-2016, and to the Top 100 Super Lawyers™ list in 2016. She was previously selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars 2009-2013. Ms. Jackson is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and focuses her practices exclusively on matrimonial matters.

Douglas Kingsbery has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ continuously since 2008. Mr. Kingsbery focuses his practice primarily in the area of white collar criminal defense, with an emphasis on criminal tax defense.

Steve Mansbery has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars since 2015. He was previously selected to this list in 2010-2013. Mr. Mansbery is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and focuses his practice exclusively on matrimonial matters.

Jaye Meyer has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ since 2006. She has been selected to the North Carolina Top 50 Women Super Lawyers™ from 2010 to 2014; and to the Top 100 Super Lawyers™ list in 2011. Ms. Meyer is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and focuses her practice exclusively on matrimonial matters.

Adam Mitchell has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars since 2015. Mr. Mitchell focuses his practice in the area of education law.

Fred Morelock was first selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ in 2006 and continuously since 2008. Mr. Morelock is a Certified Family Financial Mediator and a Certified Superior Court Mediator. He focuses primarily in the areas of mediation and matrimonial law.

Jeffrey Russell has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars in 2016. This is Mr. Russell’s first appearance on the list. Mr. Russell is a member of the firm’s Family Law Section.

Colin Shive has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars in 2016. This is his first appearance on the list. Mr. Shive is a member of our Education Law Section.

Roger W. Smith, Sr. has been continually selected to Super Lawyers™ since 2006. Additionally, he was selected to Super Lawyers™ Top 100 list in 2006 and 2007. Mr. Smith’s practice focuses primarily in the areas of criminal defense and civil litigation.

Wade Smith 2016 Super LawyersWade Smith has been selected to Super Lawyers™ North Carolina since 2006. He has additionally been selected to the North Carolina Super Lawyers™ Top 100 List since 2006, to the Top 10 List in 2006-2010, 2012-2014, and 2016, and to the Top 25 Raleigh Super Lawyers™ List since 2013. In 2016, Mr. Smith is North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine’s featured attorney. Mr. Smith’s practice focuses primarily in the areas of criminal defense and civil litigation.

Alice Stubbs has been listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers™ continuously since 2010. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and a Certified Family Financial Mediator. She focuses her practice exclusively on matrimonial matters.

Tharrington Smith LLP was established in 1964 and has since become one of the most widely respected firms in North Carolina and has cultivated a positive reputation that reaches across the nation. Our 36 attorneys serve clients in the areas of criminal law, taxation and seizure, family law and mediation, education law, election law and redistricting, and civil litigation. The firm ardently supports excellence in the legal profession, the arts, education and the community through professional service and financial support. The firm’s lawyers welcome referrals and associations in our primary practice areas and are commonly associated by our peers to assist with complex matters in our individual fields of practice.

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