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Laura B. Burt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Wofford Burt PLLC
4601 Park Rd, Suite 560
Charlotte, NC 28209
Phone: 704-412-3633
Fax: 704-626-6809
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Laura B. Burt is a partner at Wofford Burt PLLC in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she focuses her practice on family law. Ms. Burt has experience in numerous areas of family law, including alimony, child custody, divorce, division of marital property, post-nuptial agreements, spousal support and visitation. She represents clients throughout the Charlotte metropolitan area.

Ms. Burt is an experienced collaborative law attorney and also represents clients in mediation. She is a founding member of the Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Group and has held many leadership positions with the group, including president and vice president.

Ms. Burt is the recipient of several honors and awards for her accomplishments in the legal profession. Business North Carolina magazine included her on its “legal elite” list for many years and Martindale-Hubbell awarded her an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. This is the organization’s highest available rating, presented to attorneys with high ethical standards and legal capability.

Active in her legal community, Ms. Burt is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar and the North Carolina Bar Association. She is also involved in her local community. She sits on the board of advisors of Fashion & Compassion and belongs to Social Venture Partners, an organization that supports nonprofits and donors.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ms. Burt received her law degree from Wake Forest Law. She is a board-certified specialist in family law by the North Carolina State Bar Legal Specialization and is a certified North Carolina family financial settlement mediator. She holds a license to practice law in North Carolina.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Laura B. Burt

First Admitted: 1991, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.woffordburt.com/our-team/laura-burt/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, Social Venture Partners
  • Board of Advisors, Fashion & Compassion

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Attends Myers Park Methodist Church
  • Pro Bono Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar, 2017
  • Vice President - Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Practice Group, 2009
  • President of Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Practice Group, 2011

Honors/Awards

  • Named a Super Lawyer Selectee, 2019 and 2020
  • AV Rated Attorney, Martindale Hubbell
  • Legal Elite - Family Law, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2017
  • Legal Elite - Family Law, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2015
  • Legal Elite - Family Law, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2013
  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite - Family Law, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2010
  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite - Family Law, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2007

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Family Law Continuing Legal Education Programs, Mecklenburg County, NC, Family Law matters, particularly Collaborative Law Issues

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Specialist in Family Law
  • Certified NC Family Financial Settlement Mediator

Educational Background

  • BA- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988
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Office Location for Laura B. Burt

4601 Park Rd
Suite 560
Charlotte, NC 28209

Phone: 704-412-3633

Fax: 704-626-6809

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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