Carrie B. Tortora

Top rated Family Law attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina

Tortora Family Law
Carrie B. Tortora
Tortora Family Law

Practice Areas: Family Law, Appellate, Business & Corporate; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 2007

Education: University of North Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2017 - 2022

Tortora Family Law

620 W Lane St
Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27603 Visit website


Carrie B. Tortora is at the helm of Tortora Family Law, a dedicated law firm located in Raleigh, North Carolina, that extends its services to clients residing in the neighboring areas. Her legal practice encompasses a diverse range of focal points within family law, including:

  • Child custody and support
  • Alimony and property division
  • Contract and order enforcement
  • Pre- and postnuptial agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Family law appeals

Rooted in Louisiana, Ms. Tortora pursued an educational path that led her to attain a summa cum laude B.S. in accounting from Louisiana State University. Following her academic pursuits, she embarked on her legal journey by attending the University of North Carolina School of Law, a pivotal step that eventually saw her establishing her professional base in Raleigh.

Endowed with an extensive career spanning close to 15 years, Ms. Tortora has cemented her stature as a board-certified family law specialist, specializing in the realms of divorce and family law. Her invaluable experience includes a significant tenure at a boutique family law firm. Moreover, her unique advantage as an attorney with an accounting background equips her to tackle the financial intricacies that often arise during divorce proceedings.

Driven by a strong passion to provide unwavering support to individuals navigating through challenging life events, Ms. Tortora charted her own path by founding the Tortora Family Law. Her capabilities extend to evaluating and apportioning business interests and calculating support, bringing a comprehensive perspective to the table. Moreover, her time spent as a clerk at the North Carolina Court of Appeals bestowed her with a profound understanding of the inner workings of the legal system.

Ms. Tortora's dedication has garnered recognition and accolades over the years, with distinctions such as being named a Legal Elite in 2017 by the Business North Carolina magazine. On Avvo, her legal acumen is underscored by a "Very Good" rating. Ms. Tortora's professional affiliations include a distinguished membership in the North Carolina State Bar, along with a prominent role on the board of directors for the Women’s Center of Wake County.

Through Tortora Family Law, Ms. Tortora stands as a compassionate advocate and a beacon of support for individuals navigating the complexities of family law, armed with her unique blend of legal prowess and financial insight.

Practice areas

Family Law, Appellate, Business/Corporate

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Appeals, Child Support, Contracts, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 80% Family Law
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Business/Corporate

First Admitted: 2007, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
  • Business North Carolina Magazine Legal Elite 2017
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Carolina
  • Member, North Carolina State Bar
  • Board of Directors, Women’s Center of Wake County
Educational Background:
  • B.S. in Accounting, summa cum laude, Louisiana State University

Office location for Carrie B. Tortora

620 W Lane St
Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27603

Phone: 919-899-4886


1 Year Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2013, 2017 - 2022

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