Susan Franklin

Susan Franklin

Franklin Law Center, PLLC
  • Family Law, Divorce
  • North Carolina
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Summary

Susan has been practicing law for over 34 years and brings a wealth of expertise to the negotiating table as well as to court. Susan earned her credentials as an arbitrator from the Better Business Bureau, Washington, D.C. She is a Certified Family Financial Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Committee and she is certified by the North Carolina Superior Court, Dispute Resolution Commission to mediate Superior Court cases and Equitable Distribution of Marital Property matters. Since 1997, Susan has focused her practice on Family Law, working with clients to resolve conflict through Mediation, Collaborative Law, and Litigation. Prior to that, Susan focused her practice on litigating employment, labor, contract and property disputes. She was a faculty participant in 1999, 2000 and 2004 Mediation Forums at the University Of North Carolina Law School. She spent 17 years litigating contract actions before the Illinois State and United States Northern District Courts. She taught Business Law at MacCormac Jr. College from 1979-1981 and was a seminar faculty member for Illinois Continuing Legal Education in 1986. • Trained in the Directive, Facilitative and Transformative Mediation frameworks. • Received her certification as a Mediator from Cornell University, Alliance for Education in Dispute Resolution, NY. • Graduated from Duke University, Private Adjudication Center, NC. • Certified by the North Carolina Superior Court, Dispute Resolution Commission to mediate Superior Court cases, & Equitable Distribution of Marital Property matters. • Trained at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Mediation Center in Applications in Organizational Mediation. • Earned a certificate in Equitable Dispute Resolution Training at the Erickson Mediation Institute in Minneapolis, MN.

Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (1979)
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Franklin Law Center
Current
Certifications
Mediator
NC Superior Court, Dispute Resolution Commission
Organized Mediation
Univeristy of Michigan
Equitable Dispute Resolution
Erickson Mediation Institute, Minneapolis MN
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
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North Carolina Bar Association
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North Carolina Advocates for Justice
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American Bar Association
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American Association for Justice
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NC Association of Professional Family Mediators
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NC Association of Professional Family Mediators
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Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Court
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U.S. District COurt Eastern, Western and Middle District of North Carolina
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
Websites & Blogs
Website
Franklin Law Center, PLLC
Contact & Map
Chapel Hill Office
The Exchange West at Meadowmont
1414 Raleigh Road, Suite 290
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
USA
Telephone: (919) 942-0800
Fax: (919) 942-0607
Pittsboro Office
25 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
USA
Telephone: (919) 942-0800
Fax: (919) 942-0607