Jaye Meyer

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Jaye Meyer is listed in the Best Lawyers in America® and North Carolina Super Lawyers®. Ms Meyer received the Super Lawyers award for Top 50 Women Lawyers in North Carolina from 2010-2014, and Top 100 Lawyers in 2011. She has been recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as one of the “Legal Elite” in North Carolina. Ms. Meyer is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is certified as a Family Financial Mediator.

Ms. Meyer was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1990. She received her B.A. cum laude from Wake Forest University and her J.D. with High Honors from the University of North Carolina, where she served as Editor-In-Chief of the North Carolina Law Review.

Ms. Meyer has served on the Family Law Council of the North Carolina Bar Association and was the Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Section in 2000-2001. She is the past Chair of the Family Law Specialization Committee of the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization and received the Howard L. Gum Service Award in 2008. She was elected to the Board of Law Examiners in 2007.

Ms. Meyer is the past Chair of the Family Law Continuing Legal Education Curriculum Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association and is a frequent course planner and speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs throughout the state. Ms. Meyer has recently lectured on the following topics: “Cohabitation Sufficient to Terminate Alimony,” “Use of Wiretap Evidence,” “Domestic Violence and Related Laws,” “Divisible Property and Distribution of Marital Assets,” “Family Law Basics — Case Management,” “Modification and Enforcement of Judgments in Family Law Cases,” and “Rules 4 and 45 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure.”

Ms. Meyer’s hobbies are hiking and running. She has completed 61 marathons since 1994.

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AAML Fellow

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Education

University of North Carolina, JD, 1990

  • with High Honors
  • Editor-In-Chief, North Carolina Law Review

Wake Forest University

  • BA, 1983

Presentations

  • Frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs
  • Lectured on the following topics:
    • “Cohabitation Sufficient to Terminate Alimony”
    • “Use of Wiretap Evidence,” “Domestic Violence and Related Laws”
    • “Divisible Property and Distribution of Marital Assets”
    • “Family Law Basics — Case Management”
    • “Modification and Enforcement of Judgments in Family Law Cases”
    • “Rules 4 and 45 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure”
    • “Family Law Basics – Child Support”
  • Writer of:
    • Case Law Updates for ‘Family Forum’
    • NCBA Family Law Section Newsletter, 1996-1999 and 2001-2005

Memberships & Admissions

  • North Carolina Bar, Member, admitted 1990
  • Federal Court, Eastern District North Carolina, admitted 1991
  • North Carolina Bar Association, member, since 1990
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, North Carolina Chapter, Fellow, since 2001

Professional Dedication

  • North Carolina Board of Law Examiners (2007- Present)
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Family Law Council, 1996-1999
    • Family Law Section, Chair 2000-2001
    • Family Law Continuing Legal Education Curriculum Committee, Chair, 2000-2001, Vice-Chair 1999-2000
  • North Carolina State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialization Committee, past Chair
  • Board of Law Examiners, Member 2007

Practice Areas:

Divorce & Family Law, Mediation, Arbitration, Appeals

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jmeyer@tsmithlaw.com
919-821-4711

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Awards & Honors

Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Certified Family Financial Mediator, North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
Listed in Best Lawyers in America – Family Law Section, since 2001; Selected Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year – Family Law, Raleigh, 2015
Listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers, since 2006; North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers, 2011; North Carolina Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2010-2014
Recipient of the Howard L. Gum Service Award in 2008
Listed in Business North Carolina “Legal Elite”, 2009