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Daphne Edwards

Daphne Edwards

Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • North Carolina
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Summary

For all of your divorce needs, call Daphne Edwards at 919-901-7336. Ms. Edwards practices divorce and family law, including alimony, post separation support, custody, child support, and property division. Ms. Edwards has over two decades of experience and is dedicated to helping each client achieve his or her goal for the most affordable cost, whether through negotiation, mediation, or trial. Ms. Edwards and the client are a team and the client's goals are central to the strategy. Ms. Edwards believes divorce is a difficult and stressful time for her clients and that it is important to offer support while advocating for the client and protecting his or her assets and rights.

Ms. Edwards was recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers as a Super Lawyer in Family Law (2018), by Business North Carolina as one of the Legal Elite (2016, 2018), and has earned an AV rating, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Edwards is also a Certified Family Financial Mediator, certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission.

Education
Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. (1997) | Law
Honors: Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Law, 1997. American Jurisprudence Awards: Criminal Procedure, Family Law, and Solving Legal Problems. Merit Tuition Scholarship Recipient 1995-1996 and 1996-1997.
Activities: Law Review, Member, 1994-1997; Associate Editor of Law Journal, 1996-1997
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University of Oregon
B.S. (1991) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Owner
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC
- Current
Of Counsel
Cheshire, Parker, Schneider & Bryan
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Attorney
Daphne Edwards Family Law
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Assistant Attorney General
North Carolina Department of Justice
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Adjunct Professor
Campbell Law School; Golden Gate Univ. Sch. of Law
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As Adjunct Professor at Campbell, instructed students on legal writing and appellate advocacy. As Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law, from 2003 through 2005, instructed students in legal writing and appellate advocacy.
Judicial Law Clerk, Staff Attorney
United States Court Of Appeals Ninth Circuit, Judge Proctor Hug, Jr.
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Assistant Counsel
United States Senate Legislative Counsel's Office
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Judicial Law Clerk
North Carolina Supreme Court, Justice Robert Orr
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Family Forum, Section Vol. 35, No. 1, Family Law Case Updates
Mass Appeal, Appellate Practice, Program Co-Planner
Family Forum, Section Vol. 34, No. 5, Family Law Case Updates
Speaking Engagements
NBI Advanced Custody and Support Issues, Divorce & Family Law Seminar, Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown
NBI
Daphne Edwards presenting lecture to divorce and family law attorneys on custody relocation cases and interstate custody issues at the NBI Advanced Custody and Support Issues seminar on September 20, 2018.
How to Obtain Electronic Discovery and Ensure It’s Admissible, 2016 Family Law Update
Wake County Bar
Certifications
Certified Family Financial Mediator
N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission
Awards
Legal Elite, Family Law
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyer in Family Law
North Carolina Super Lawyers
Legal Elite, Family Law
Business North Carolina magazine
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar # 24222
Member
Current
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Wake County Bar Association, Alimony Committee
Member
Current
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Wake County Bar Association, CLE Committee
Member
Current
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Wake County Bar Association, Legislative Committee
Member
Current
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American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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Wake County Bar Association, Social Committee
Member
- Current
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North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
Member
- Current
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North Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
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North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC
Blog
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC - Blog
Contact & Map
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law
2301 Rexwoods Drive
Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27607
USA
Telephone: (919) 838-7106
Fax: (919) 882-1325