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Lorion Macrae Vitale

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Vitale Family Law
8311 Six Forks Road, Suite 111
Raleigh, NC 27615
Phone: 919-841-5680
Fax: 919-747-4258
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1995
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

LORI VITALE is the founding partner of Vitale Family Law in Raleigh, North Carolina which opened its doors in 2011. Prior to opening her own firm, she was a partner at the firm of Cheshire, Parker, Schneider, Bryan & Vitale, where she practiced family law for 15 years. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law and a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She had the honor of serving as President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2015), Chair of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association (2011-2012), and Chair of the Wake County Bar Association Professionalism Committee (2007-2012). A graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, Lori has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America since 2007, Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite since 2009, designated top Legal Elite for Family Law in 2014, and is now in the Hall of Fame. She has been named in North Carolina Super Lawyers; including the Top 50 Women Attorneys and Top 100 Attorneys from 2012 to the present. Vitale Family Law has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a top family law firm since 2013.

About Lorion Macrae Vitale

First Admitted: 1995, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Artsplosure, President, 2014-2016
  • Artsplosure, Board of Directors, 2009 to present 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chair of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association (2011-2012); Chair of the Wake County Bar Association Professionalism Committee (2007); Mediator, Wake County Bar Association Fee Dispute Resolution Committee; Member, Board of Directors, 10th Judicial Distrist Bar Association, 2006-2008; Member of Family Law Council of the North Carolina Bar Association; Frequent Legal Education Couse Planner and Speaker in the area of family law and professionalism 


  • Legal Elite - Business North Carolina (2009-2011) 
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - present
  • Wake County Bar Association Presidents Award of Excellence; 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Specialist in the Practice of Family Law, North Carolina State Bar, 2001 to present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2007 to the present

Educational Background

  • Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia B.A. Philosophy and German, 1992
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina J.D., 1995
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Office Location for Lorion Macrae Vitale

8311 Six Forks Road
Suite 111
Raleigh, NC 27615

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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