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Carolyn J. Woodruff

Carolyn J. Woodruff

Woodruff Family Law Group
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • North Carolina
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Carolyn has practiced family law for more than 20 years, helping North Carolina family law clients achieve their individual objectives with every case she takes. She is the managing shareholder of Woodruff Family Law Group in Greensboro, North Carolina, is a board-certified Family Law Specialist, and concentrates her legal practice in the areas of family law and divorce. She is very experienced in complex equitable distribution, business valuation in divorce, complex custody, alienation of affection, domestic violence, alimony, child support, grandparents' rights, and other areas falling within family law, such as termination of parental rights and adoption.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Education
Duke University School of Law
J.D. (1983)
Research and Managing Editor of Duke Law Review
Awards
10 Best Female Attorneys - North Carolina
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Received 2016 - 2018.
10 Best Law Firms - North Carolina
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Received 2017 - 2018.
10 Best Attorneys
Best Lawyers
Received 2015 - 2018.
Best Family Law Lawyers
Best Lawyers
Awarded 2017 - 2018
Top 50 Women in North Carolina
Super Lawyers
Awarded 2017, 2018
Family Law Specialist of the Year - North Carolina & Award for Excellence in Child Custody Litigation
Lawyer International
Best Law Firms in North Carolina
U.S. News & World Report
Largest Women-Owned Businesses
Triad Business Journal
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
Listed from 2009 - 2018.
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Listed from 2007 - 2018.
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Received 2015 - 2018.
Best Child Custody Litigation Firm - South East NC & Family Law Specialist of the Year - North Carolina
Lawyer International
Top 100 Family Lawyers in the State of North Carolina
American Society of Legal Advocates
Women in the Law Nominated by Their Peers
Best Lawyers
Top 100 2017 NC Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Women in the Law Peer-Nominated Lawyers
Best Lawyers
Top 50 Women Attorneys in North Carolina
Charlotte Magazine
Best Lawyers in North Carolina
Our State Magazine
Top Rated Lawyer in Family Law
Martindale-Hubbell
R. Donald Farmer Award
NCACPA
Received 2008, 2013 - 2015.
Leaders in the Law
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Top 10 Attorneys
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Reviewed
Martindale-Hubbell
5.0 Discussion Leader Award
NCACPA
Received 2012, 2013.
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell
Received 2008 - 2013.
Outstanding Seminar Discussion Leader
NCACPA
Received 2003, 2010, 2011.
Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Awarded 2008, 2010 - 2011
Professional Associations
American College of Tax Counsel
Fellow
- Current
Greensboro Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Current
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
- Current
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Member
- Current
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Current
North Carolina State Bar
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Ask Carolyn
Rhino Times
Business Valuation for Divorce in North Carolina
NCACPA
Financial Guide to Divorce in North Carolina 2014 Revision
NCACPA
Speaking Engagements
Sharks in Them Thar' Waters, NCACPA Symposium, Greensboro, NC
NCACPA
Today's Divorce Climate: Money, Sex, and Lies, but What About the Kids?, NCACPA Symposium 2015, Charlotte, NC
NCACPA
Certifications
Board Certified Family Law Specialist
North Carolina State Bar
Certified Public Accountant
CPA Association
Certified Business Valuator
National Association of Certified Valuators
Social Media
Contact & Map
Woodruff Family Law Group
420 W Market St
Greensboro, NC 27401
USA
Telephone: (336) 272-9122 Ext. 3004
Fax: (336) 272-7991