Jennifer S. Tharrington

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Haas Tharrington, P.A.
 | 5100 Oak Park Rd., Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919-307-7219
Fax: 919-783-7235
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jennifer S. Tharrington is a partner at Haas Tharrington, P.A., in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Tharrington is the head of the family construction division at the firm, and works exclusively on assisted reproduction and adoption matters. 

Ms. Tharrington has practiced family law for her entire legal career. She is currently one of the most experienced assisted reproductive technology (ART) law attorneys in North Carolina, and works with numerous fertility linics and surrogacy agencies on the local and national levels. Ms. Tharrington has spoken on gamete donation, surrogacy, and family-building for the LGBT community to numerous groups of attorneys, physicians, and students statewide. She is the chairperson of the Modern Family Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association, and a fellow of the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys. Ms. Tharrington has been an attorney-in-residence and a guest professor at UNC School of Law, speaking on the future of family law, and assisted reproductive technology. 

Outside of her practice, Ms. Tharrington is an active contributor to her legal community. She is a member of the Wake County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the LGBT Family Law Institute and the National LGBT Bar Association. She volunteers her time on a pro bono basis to various fertility and LGBT groups, as she believes that all families, regardless of how they are made or defined, deserve acknowledgement, protection, and respect. 

Ms. Tharrington earned her law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. She is also a certified family financial mediator. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

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

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Jennifer Tharrington

Admitted: 2007, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://carolinafamilylaw.com/staff-member/jennifer-s-tharrin...

Honors/Awards:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Mediator of Equitable Distribution and Other Family Financial Cases, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chairperson, Modern Family Committee, Family Law Section, North Carolina Bar Association, 2016
  • Member, LGBT Family Law Institute
  • Member, National LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, Wake County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Domestic Violence Protective Order Clinics

Videos:

  • Advanced topics in gestational surrogacy, and what goes into a gestational carrier contract , Gestational Surrogacy 201, 2016
  • The basics of gestational surrogacy, and the laws surrounding assisted reproductive technology in North Carolina. , Gestational Surrogacy 101, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Vermont, Honors College, Honors: Summa Cum Laude, B.A.
Office Location for Jennifer S. Tharrington

5100 Oak Park Rd.
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612

Phone: 919-307-7219

Fax: 919-783-7235

 

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Last Updated: 10/9/2018

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