Leigh Anne Williams
Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Charlotte, NC
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Leigh Anne Williams is a senior associate attorney at the Olsinski Law Firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. Licensed to practice in North Carolina since 2014, she takes on family law and estate planning cases, including:
· Family law: Separation, divorce, custody, child support, adoptions, guardianship and paternity
· Estate planning: Creation of trusts, wills, powers of attorneys and minor child guardianships; complex family trusts; and legacy planning
Having previously served as a high school teacher, Ms. Williams has gained invaluable experience working with families and helping them navigate through high-conflict situations for more than 15 years. She understands the impact that divorce can have on an individual and the children involved through her own personal experience, and she empowers her clients and provides the support they need during this difficult time in their lives.
With a “Superb” rating on Avvo for her exceptional legal work, Ms. Williams handles all her cases in a compassionate and empathetic manner. She is a zealous and tireless advocate for the rights of her clients who are going through a tough time dealing with their family law-related matters. She goes the extra mile for them and upholds their best interests and needs.
Ms. Williams received her undergraduate degree in English from the Coastal Carolina University and earned her Juris Doctor from the Charlotte School of Law. While in law school, she served as a teacher’s assistant for the subject legal process II, assisting many professors. She also served as a legal intern and a corporate trainer at ACN.
Ms. Williams is an active affiliate with many prominent legal associations, including the Mecklenburg County Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Women Lawyers of Charlotte, the Charlotte Collaborative Divorce Professionals and the North Carolina Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee.
- 80%Family Law
- 20%Estate Planning & Probate
Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills
- Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023
About Leigh Anne Williams
First Admitted: 2014, North Carolina
Professional Webpage: https://www.jcolaw.com/leigh-anne-williams.html
Pro bono/Community Service
- Lawyers on the Line; Wills for Heroes; 4ALL Service Day; consistent contributor to NCBA's Free Legal Answers and Avvo
- American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, 2020
- Charlotte Collaborative Divorce Professionals, Member, 2019
- NC Notary License, 2020
- Collaborative Family Law , 2018
Last Updated: 8/6/2022