Autumn D. Osbourne

Top rated Family Law attorney in Durham, North Carolina

Ellis Family Law, P.L.L.C.
Autumn D. Osbourne
Ellis Family Law, P.L.L.C.

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 2009

Education: North Carolina Central University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

Ellis Family Law, P.L.L.C.

3200 Croasdaile Dr
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705 Visit website


Autumn D. Osbourne is a partner at the award winning firm Ellis Family Law, P.L.L.C., with offices in Durham and Pittsboro. Board-certified in family law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, she provides learned counsel and proficient representation in cases pertaining to:

  • Property division
  • Child custody and support
  • Alimony
  • Post divorce support
  • Domestic violence

The practice of law is more than just a career choice for Ms. Osbourne. She is personally invested in every case that she takes, putting in immense effort to support her clients while they face their fears of ending their marriage. She understands that every difficult decision that an individual takes concerning their family is painful. Hence, she ensures that she approaches her clients with empathy and explains their choices in detail so that they can take an objective decision benefitting the children or other dependents involved.

Rated 10/10 on Avvo, Ms. Osbourne has numerous five-star client and peer reviews. She is prompt in her replies and adept in her communication, and is lauded for her ability to anticipate the probable challenges on the way and modify her strategies accordingly. She is as fierce a negotiator outside the courtroom as she is a litigator before a judge.

A Bachelor of Arts political science and government graduate of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Ms. Osbourne procured a master’s degree in public administration from the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2006. Later, in 2009 she graduated from the North Carolina Central University School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2009, North Carolina

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Teacher, Durham Co. Legal Aid
  • Guest Speaker, Durham Women’s Clinic
  • Guest Speaker, Durham County Legal Aid
  • Teacher, Durham Women’s Clinic
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Family Law, North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization
  • Rising Star Honoree, NC Super Lawyers
  • Rated 10/10, Avvo, 2021
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
  • Durham Family Bar, Member
  • Durham County Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina State Bar
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Wake County Street Law Program
  • Chatham County Domestic Violence Center
  • Compass Center for Women
  • Family Law Clinic
Educational Background:
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., cum laude, Major: Political Science, Minor: Sociology, 2005
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, M.P.A., Honors: Dean’s List, 2006

Office location for Autumn D. Osbourne

3200 Croasdaile Dr
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705

Phone: 919-688-9400


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

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