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Lynn Burleson named Chair Emeritus of the AAML Arbitration Committee

We are pleased to announce that Lynn P. Burleson has been named Chair Emeritus of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Arbitration Committee beginning in 2016. Mr. Burleson has served as chair of that committee for several years.

Mr. Burleson is is a Diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, an American Academy of Matrimonial Law (AAML) Fellow and AAML-trained arbitrator. He chaired the North Carolina Bar Association Committee that drafted North Carolina’s Arbitration Statute and chaired the AAML Arbitration Committee that drafted the 2005 AAML Model Family Law Arbitration Act. He is an Observer-Member of the ULC Family Law Arbitration Act Drafting Committee. His work on family law arbitration statutes has been a resource for the Uniform Laws Commission and for a number of states that have adopted or are in the process of adopting arbitration legislation.

Tharrington Smith LLP is one of the most widely respected firms in North Carolina and has cultivated a positive reputation that reaches across the nation. The firm’s 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. Our lawyers ardently support excellence in the legal profession, the arts, education, and the community through professional service and financial support.

Tharrington Smith’s Family Law Section is comprised of ten experienced and skilled divorce lawyers. Dedicated to both client service and the improvement of family law in North Carolina, the firm’s lawyers frequently contribute selflessly of their time and energies to professional organizations and activities that work to improve the laws of North Carolina.

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