Leigh B. Sellers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Touchstone Family Law
 | 6101 Carnegie Blvd, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28209
Phone: 704-936-0062
Fax: 704-498-4870
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Leigh B. Sellers is the founder of Touchstone Family Law in Charlotte NC and Fort Mill, SC. Ms. Sellers has continued to focus her legal career on assisting clients from throughout southeastern North Carolina  as well as South Carolina facing difficult family law challenges, including the following:

• Divorce• Property division• Alimony• Child support• Child custody• Modification of orders• Adoption• Enforcements

In addition to representing her clients' interests in court, Ms. Sellers, a North Carolina State Bar Family Financial Certified Mediator, offers her clients the option to use alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation and collaborative law, to work toward mutually beneficial solutions to complex legal challenges.

Ms. Sellers began her legal career in 1990 after earning her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and her admission to the South Carolina Bar. In 1996, she relocated to North Carolina, and the state granted its approval for her to practice in its courtrooms that same year. Prior to her move to the Charlotte area, Ms. Sellers furthered her education at the Ann Arbor Center for Mediation, where she earned a Michigan Domestic Mediation Certification.

Thanks to Ms. Sellers dedication to her clients and their families, she has earned a reputation as one of North Carolina's leading family law attorneys, which has, in turn, led to a number of honors. She has received a Distinguished peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and she has a "Superb" rating from Avvo.

Attorney Sellers is an active member of the legal community. She was elected to serve on the Council of the Family Law Sections of both the North Carolina and South Carolina Bar Associations in 2017. She is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association, Family law Section,  the  South Carolina Bar Assocaition, Family Law Section, the Mecklenburg County Bar, the Mecklenburg County Domestic Bench and Bar Committee and The Mecklenburg Collaborative Divorce Group,  the International Association of Collaborative Law Professionals.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019

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About Leigh Sellers

Admitted: 1996, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.touchstonefamilylaw.com/attorney/leigh-b-sellers...

Honors/Awards:

  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished Top Rated Lawyer in North Carolina, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • North Carolina Family Law Specialist, 2009
  • Certified Family Financial Mediator, 2004
  • Ann Arbor Center for Mediation, Ann Arbor, Michigan Domestic Mediation Certification, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • NC Family Law Section Council, 2017
  • NC Bar Association Task Force on Internet Regulation, 2016
  • NC Family Law Section Council, 2016
  • Member, Mecklenburg County Domestic Bar, Bench Committee, 2003
  • North Carolina Bar, 1996
  • South Carolina Bar, 1990
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1993
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2003
  • International Association of Collaborative Law Professionals
  • Mecklenburg Collaborative Law Practice Group.
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Member, South carolina Bar Association
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Friendship Trays
  • Committee Member, various Outreach Ministries with Sardis Presbyterian Church
  • Sustaining Member, Junior League of Charlotte

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, various CLE seminars on a variety of topics

Educational Background:

  • 1990
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.A. in Modern European Studies, 1986
Office Location for Leigh B. Sellers

6101 Carnegie Blvd
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28209

Phone: 704-936-0062

Fax: 704-498-4870

 

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Last Updated: 8/17/2018

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