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Jaye Meyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Tharrington Smith, LLP
150 Fayetteville St., Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: 919-821-4711
Fax: 919-829-1583
Email: Jaye Meyer
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Jaye Meyer is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law by the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization. She earned her JD with High Honors in 1990 from the University of North Carolina and she holds a B.A. cum laude from Wake Forest University. She joined Tharrington Smith in 1992 and for three-quarters of her career, Ms. Meyer has shown staunch dedication to the betterment of family law practice and the legal profession at large in our state through multiple avenues of service. She has served on the Family Law Council from 1996 to 1999, (Chair from 2000 to 2001), on the Family Law Continuing Legal Education Curriculum Committee (Chair from 2000-2001). She has served on the North Carolina State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialization Committee, and is past Chair of that Committee, and most recently on the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners from 2007 to 2017 and as its Chair during the last two years of her tenure (2015-2017). Ms. Meyer’s hobbies are hiking and running. She has completed 70 marathons since 1994

About Jaye Meyer

First Admitted: 1990, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://tharringtonsmith.com/our_attorneys/jaye-meyer/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs
  • Lectured on the following topics: "Cohabitation Sufficient to Terminate Alimony," "Use of Wiretap Evidence," "Domestic Violence and Related Laws," "Divisible Property and Distribution of Marital Assets," "Family Law Basics -- Case Management," "Modification and Enforcement of Judgments in Family Law Cases," and "Rules 4 and 45 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure," “Family Law Basics - Child Support.”
  • Writer of Case Law Updates for 'Family Forum', NCBA Family Law Section Newsletter, 1996-1999 and 2001-2005

Honors/Awards

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow (2001 - Present)
  • Family Law Lawyer Of The Year, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Family Law Section, Since 2001
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbel
  • Howard L. Gum Service Award, 2008
  • "Legal Elite" by Business North Carolina magazine, 2009 - Present
  •  , Balancing Act, The best women lawyers in the state thrive through hard work − at the office and at home., The Legal Elite, Business North Carolina magazine, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Certified Family Financial Mediator
  • North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified Specialist in Family Law (1997- Present)

Educational Background

  • Wake Forest University, B.A. cum laude, 1983

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Federal Court, Eastern District NC, 1991
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Council, 1996 -1999
  • North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, Chair, 2015
  • North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, Since 2007
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Continuing Legal Education Curriculum Committee, Chair 2000-2001, Vice-Chair 1999-2000
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 1990
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chair 2000 - 2001
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Office Location for Jaye Meyer

150 Fayetteville St.
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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