Daphne D. Edwards

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Daphne Edwards Family Law
 | 133 Fayetteville Street, Suite 500, PO Box 1029
Raleigh, NC 27602
Phone: 919-610-5298
Fax: 919-832-0739
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Daphne Edwards has over two decades of experience and focuses exclusivly on complex divorce and family law cases and family law appeals, addressing divorce, separation agreements, asset protection in separation, division of marital assets, child custody, child support, alimony, post separation support, and mediation. Ms. Edwards is a tough advocate for her clients and fights to protect her client's financial assets and negotiate a favorable distribution for an affordable price. She is a champion for her clients' rights and ready to litigate any manner if necessary, including proceeding to trial to secure her client the custody rights she or he desires, or the spousal support he or she needs. Ms. Edwards customizes her approach based on each client’s unique circumstances and needs and works to help each client achieve his or her goals. Prior to her work in family law, Ms. Edwards worked for the N.C. Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also taught law school as an Adjunct Professor at Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law and the Golden Gate University School of Law. She is an active member of the legal community, having served as the Wake County Social Committee Chair in 2017, the Membership Committee Chair in 2018, and on the Appellate Section Committtee of the N.C. Bar Association for the last few years. She is a member of the N.C. Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, the N.C. Association of Women Attorneys, and the American Bar Association in the Family Law Section.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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About Daphne Edwards

Admitted: 1997, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://cheshireparker.com/our-lawyers/daphne-edwards

Honors and Awards:

  • Family Law Section, Business North Carolina Legal Elite, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2018
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Family Law Section, Business North Carolina Legal Elite, Business North Carolina Magazine, 2016
  • Faculty Award for Academic Excellence, 1997
  • American Jurisprudence/Book Awards: Family Law, Solving Legal Problems, Criminal Procedure

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • North Carolina State Bar, 1997
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Appellate Practice Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • National High School Mock Trial Competition, Volunteer

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, July 28, 2015, Half Moon Seminars, “Legal Research and Writing Workshop for Paralegals
  • Law Review Article, 26 Golden Gate U. L. Rev. 241 (1996)
  • Mass Appeal, October 10, 2014, Appellate Practice, Program Co-Planner
  • Family Forum, Section Vol. 35, No. 1, October 2014, Family Law Case Updates
  • Family Forum, Section Vol. 34, No. 5, June 2014, Family Law Case Updates
  • Co-Program Planner and Program Moderator, October 10, 2014, NC Cary Bar Center, Appellate CLE Program

Educational Background:

  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, B.S., Political Science, 1991
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Office Location for Daphne D. Edwards

133 Fayetteville Street, Suite 500
PO Box 1029
Raleigh, NC 27602

Phone: 919-610-5298

Fax: 919-832-0739

 

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Last Updated: 7/16/2018

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