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Jeffrey Russell

Jeffrey Russell


Family Law and Divorce Lawyer
Tharrington Smith, LLP
Raleigh, NC
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Attorney Biography

Jeffrey R. Russell is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. A Western North Carolina native, he is a member of the Family Law section at Tharrington Smith, LLP. Mr. Russell earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina in 1999 and subsequently graduated magna cum laude from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2012. Before joining the firm in 2013, Mr. Russell clerked for the Honorable John C. Martin, Chief Judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.

During his time at Campbell Law School, Mr. Russell served as a candidate member and as Chief Comments Editor of the Law Review. Additionally, he was a research assistant for Professor James B. McLaughlin of Campbell Law School, editing Webster’s Real Estate Law in North Carolina. Mr. Russell is the recipient of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Calhoun Advocacy Award and the ALI-ABA Scholarship & Leadership Award. As a member of both the Campbell Law mock trial and moot court teams, Mr. Russell received recognition as regional runner-up in the American Association of Justice’s National Student Trial Advocacy Competition and as a semi-finalist in the U.C. Davis Asylum & Refugee National Moot Court Competition.

Mr. Russell is a national member of the Order of the Barristers, having exhibited excellence and attained high honor through the art of courtroom advocacy, and he is a member of both the Wake County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He has also served as a coach for Campbell Law’s moot court team, volunteered for the North Carolina Bar Association’s 4All Statewide Service Day, and is a guest lecturer for the University of North Carolina Law School’s Family Law Practice Seminar. He has been selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in each year since 2016.

When not practicing law, Mr. Russell pursues numerous outdoor activities including backpacking, snow skiing, and SCUBA diving.


Practice Areas

 
Family Law (50%)
 
Divorce (50%)

Résumé - Jeffrey Russell

Bar Licenses

North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina
Member in Good Standing
2012

Work Experience

Tharrington Smith, LLP
2013Present

Clerk to the Honorable John C. Martin, Chief Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals
20122013

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Education

Furman University
Political Science
1999

Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University
Juris Doctor

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Specialty Certifications

North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist
Family Law
North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
2018

Associations

Wake County Bar Association
Member
Wake County Bar Association
2012

Member
North Carolina State Bar
2012

Member
North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
2012

National Member
Order of the Barristers

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Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2021

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2018

Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2018

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2017

Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2017

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2016

Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers
2016

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2015

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2014

Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
2013

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Jeffrey Russell
Tharrington Smith, LLP
150 Fayetteville Street Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
wakedivorce.law
Office: 919-821-4711
Fax: 919-829-1583

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